why we've grouped some questions around theology?
Being able to receive wisdom from God – the creator of the universe – would be a treasure! But what is it and how would one receive wisdom from God? The apostle James focuses some on this topic in his [more]Categories: Christian LivingTags: definitions, Holy Spirit, prayer, proverbs, special revelation, theology
It seems more and more the case that the prerequisite to accurate Bible interpretation requires special training. In fact, this condition or restraint that accurate Bible interpretation requires special training can take many forms. For example, many churches require [more]Categories: Christian TheologyTags: authority, doctrine, false teachers, Greek words, special revelation, theology, Word of God
Sola scriptura, meaning scripture alone, originated as a doctrinal position of Martin Luther’s movement away from and out of the Catholic Church. As a Christian theological position, sola scriptura stands opposed to the elevation of authority above that of God’s [more]Categories: Authority, CatholicismTags: apostles, authority, Bible, Holy Spirit, Old Testament, prophets, Scripture, special revelation, theology, Word of God
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All kinds of qualifications for a preacher (or, in today’s vernacular an “evangelist”, “minister”, or “pastor”) exist today. [more]Categories: Bible ConceptsTags: false teachers, gospel, prophets, theology, truth, worship
Attempting to understand the Bible can be difficult. For many centuries, the Catholic Church taught that the Bible could only be understood by an ordained priest. In modern times, people like N.T. Wright and other [more]Categories: Authority, Bible Concepts, CatholicismTags: accountability, authority, Bible, Greek words, heart, obey, Scripture, special revelation, theology, truth, Word of God
How we interpret Bible prophecy presents a unique challenge, at least to the extent that the question should be asked…Is Bible prophecy even something we can interpret?
interpret (verb): 1-to explain or tell the meaning of : present in [more]Categories: Eschatology, Preterism, ProphetsTags: AD70, antichrist, authority, prophecy, prophets, special revelation, theology, Word of God
Scripture weighting is not a term you will find in Scripture. However, it’s a practice you may recognize when coming to conclusions about Scripture. Fundamentally, it’s the practice of ignoring Scripture. That might sound egregious — but it’s fairly [more]Categories: Bible Concepts, Christian TheologyTags: authority, Bible, definitions, doctrine, false teaching, God's character, Scripture, theology, Word of God