Note: this post was revised on december 1, 2017 all of christian theology centers on the doctrine of the triune god there is no doctrine more important because every other doctrine makes sense only in relation to the doctrine of god. The doctrine of god received the 2003 ecpa gold medallion award in the theology and doctrine category congratulations, dr frame, for this award reflecting many years of study on the topic of god's attributes and character. (4) practical deductions from the doctrine of god's holiness first, we should approach god with reverence and godly fear (heb12:28) in the story of moses' approach to the burning bush, the smiting of the men at bethshemesh, the boundary set about mt sinai, we are taught to feel our own unworthiness. He traces the history of the doctrine through platonism, scholasticism, modernism, and many other philosophies that have influenced the doctrine many times our description of god says as much about us as it does about him. Frame's the doctrine of god is a traditional systematic theological work, with frame's thoughtful, perspectivalist approach he begins with lordshipwhich is expressed in three lordship attributes: control, authority, and covenant presence.
The doctrine of god the father the essay will focus upon the first person of the trinity, god the father there is a presupposition that god is knowable, yet not discoverable by human reason. Part two: the doctrine of man in relation to god part three: the doctrine of the person and the work of christ part four: the doctrine of the application of the work of redemption. A brief and straightforward explanation of god's creation of the world, his attributes and the trinity christopher l scott bible, theology, leadership a summary of the doctrine of god june 5, 2017 this blog post is the first of my summer summary series in these blog posts i am providing an examination of the ten articles of the.
In this way, god and god’s relation to creation are distinguished—but not separated—from christology, the doctrine of perfections from redemption the lord god will be seen as compatible with creatures, and the divine perfections express formally distinct and unique relations to the world. The doctrine of god in the church of the nazarene by chuck goddard b s, liberty university, 1992 ma, reformed theological seminary, 2010 a thesis project submitted to the faculty in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of master of arts in religion. He has written and edited a number of books on different theological subjects, including galatians, ephesians in the reformation commentary on scripture series, biblical interpretation: past & present, the doctrine of god, and romans in the ancient christian commentary on scripture series a priest of the church of england, bray has also edited.
The doctrine of god (a theology of lordship series) readers familiar with frame’s analysis of historic doctrines and current questions will welcome this long-awaited second installment in the theology of lordship series. About john frame's a theology of lordship series has been greeted with acclaim, the doctrine of god receiving an ecpa gold medallion award this fourth and final volume in the series discusses god's word in modern theology and how god's word comes to us as his controlling power, meaningful authority, and personal presence. The doctrine of god theology religion essay print reference this disclaimer: we have a greater chance of helping them to understand scripture and the greatness of god the doctrine of jesus christ-jesus christ the son, born of a virgin, is both fully divine and fully human jesus came and lived among sinners and died for our sins. Understanding the biblical doctrine of the trinity (godhead) by cooper p abrams, iii the doctrine of the trinity recognizes that god is one god, co-existing in three distinct persons of the father, son and holy spirit in our material existence, the concept that god is one god, yet exists as three distinct persons, is foreign to us. The doctrine of god herman bavinck born on december 13, 1854, in hoogeveen, drenthe, holland, herman bavinck was the son of the reverend jan bavinck, a leading figure in the secession from the state church of the netherlands in 1834 after theological study in kampen.
We then talk about the doctrine of christ (“christology”), the doctrine of god (called “theology proper”), the doctrine of the holy spirit, and so on i believe the doctrine of jesus christ, christology, should be our “master doctrine. True doctrine is not a matter of personal opinion it comes from the unequaled authority of god’s word, the bible biblical doctrine does not change over time, and it has been the same since christ founded the church. The doctrine of god what i learned about the doctrine of god is god’s existence, first of all god existence is definitely taken for granted in the bible the writers of the old and new testament knew god existed so they thought it pointless to put it in there jacobi said, “a god capable of proof is no god at all.
Answer: the word translated “doctrine” means “instruction, especially as it applies to lifestyle application” in other words, doctrine is teaching imparted by an authoritative source in the bible, the word always refers to spiritually related fields of study the bible says of itself that. Why the doctrine of the love of god must be judged difficult there are at least five reasons (1) if people believe in god at all today, the overwhelming majority hold that this god—however he, she, or it may be understood—is a loving being but that is what makes the task. The doctrine of god is the foundation of christian theology and the prerequisite of all true faith this translation provides, in the words of hendriksen, 'a spiritual treat' for the serious reader.
The doctrine of god (ebook) by louis berkhof in epub, mobi & html formats there are good reasons for starting with the doctrine of god, if we proceed on the assumption that theology is the systematized knowledge of god, of whom, through whom, and unto whom, are all things. Product description what is theology what is the nature of god how should we think about the relationships among the persons of the trinity in a carefully reasoned style gerald bray distills the essence of these questions and introduces readers to a theological understanding of the personal, trinitarian existence of god. God in christianity is the eternal being who created and preserves all things christians believe god to be both transcendent (wholly independent of, and removed from, the material universe) and immanent (involved in the world. Bible doctrine is the teaching that comes directly out of the word of god and is founded on the very words of god to teach doctrine is to begin with full faith in the words of the bible, to dig out all that the bible says about a subject, and to organize that material in the way that best agrees with the approach god himself makes on the subject.