8166 theology

8166 theology

The study of God, as he has revealed himself in Jesus Christ and in Scripture.

Theology is based on God’s self-revelation

2Ti 3:15-17 See also Ps 1:1-3; Ro 1:1-3; Ro 15:4; 1Co 15:1-4; 2Pe 1:19

The benefits of theology

A concern for right teaching in the church Tit 2:1 See also Heb 6:1-3

A deepened understanding of God Ps 119:169 See also Ps 119:24; Ro 15:4; 2Ti 3:14-16

Spiritual illumination Ps 119:130 See also Ps 119:105; 2Pe 1:19; 1Jn 2:8

Access to the truth Ps 33:4 See also Ps 119:43,160; Col 1:3-6; Rev 21:5

An inspiration to meditation and praise Ps 119:15-16 See also Jos 1:8; Ps 48:9; Ps 56:4,10; Ps 119:27,97-98,148; Ps 143:5

A life of obedience and holiness Ps 119:9-11; Mt 7:24-27; Lk 11:28; Jn 14:15; Jn 17:6; 2Ti 3:16-17; Jas 1:22

See also

1403God, revelation
1460truth
1610Scripture
1690word of God
7797teaching
8138monotheism
8142religion
8206Christlikeness
8234doctrine
8266holiness
8314orthodoxy
8453obedience

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