Louis Berkhof 34 Only Two Religions LECTURE OUTLINE 1 There are two things

Louis berkhof 34 only two religions lecture outline 1

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—Louis Berkhof
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34 Only Two ReligionsLECTURE OUTLINE1. There are two things Christians must do in response to the pagan worldview of modern culture.a. They must have a clear understanding of the opposition.b. They must have a clear understanding of twoism and they must publicly affirm it. 2. Twoism is the only system that cannot be dominated by oneism. a. Oneist religions reject Christian twoism.b. Christians must speak and live the twoist worldview with courage, coherence, and love.c. The confrontation is not simply between thinkers, but between passionate worshipers. 3. The biblical faith is unique. 4. The real struggle in our time is the question of identity for humanity. 5. In Romans 1, Paul shows three fundamental areas where humans can either wor-ship the Creator or the creation.a. Theologyi. One can recognize God as Creator of heaven and earth, and thus separate from them.ii. One can choose nature as divine.b. Spiritualityi. One can worship God and have no others before Him.ii. One can worship nature and the things therein.c. Sexualityi. One can acknowledge the differences between the two sexes.ii. One can exchange their natural functions with those that are contrary to nature.6. Christians cannot be silent on the reality of sin.
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10—Articulating a Biblical Worldview 35STUDY QUESTIONS1. The only system that oneism cannot dominate is twoism. 2. Dr. Jones relies on __________when contrasting the Christian and pagan views of God. a. Romans 2b. Galatians 1c. Romans 1d. Hebrews 2 3. If people do not understand the relationship of “creation” and “the fall,” they will never understand redemption.a. Trueb. False
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