BIBLICAL WORLDVIEW PAPER
THEO 201 (Theology Survey I)
A Christian conviction is the certainty that God is dynamically
involved with his handiwork, he could have taken a another stance on
to g eth er w ith th ei r fa m i li es
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i n v i t e yo u to c eleb r at e w i t h
t h em o n t h ei r w ed d i n g day
Fr i day, t h e t en t h o f m ay
two t h o u sa n d s ev en t een
at s i x o'c lo c k i n t h e ev en i n g
1 23 Ev e
1. Purity- God is holy
2. Integrity- God is genuine, true, faithful
3. Charity(love)- Benevolent, gracious, merciful, persistent
*Grace is getting what you dont deserve.
Salvation- Jehovah and OT name Joshua and the N
The Greatness of God
*Divine self-limitation-God is in no way limited by anything except by His own self.
*1. Uality- God is Spirit.
*2. Vitality- God is light
*3. Personality- Mind, emotions, and will
*4. Infinity- God is free (to do what he wants
The Inerrancy of Scripture
The word of God was not breathed in, but breathed out. It was inspired by the Holy Spirit
and written by righteous men. One way to put it is the writers are a sailing ship and the H
Made In His Image
When God formed man He put His divine characteristics into man, therefore in doing so God
separated man from beasts. Some of the few Godlike characteristics distilled in man are language
Pilot to Jesus what is truth
1. There is no such thing as Truth. What is true for you may not be true for me. (Relativism)
2. Truth exists and some day we will find it through scientific methods. (Rationalism)
3. Truth is inside you and if you reach enoug
The Doctrine of God
Augustine, If you try to understand the trinity you will use your mind, if you dont believe in
the trinity you will lose your soul.
*William Temple, If your concept of God is wrong, the more religion you get, the more
The Power of Gods Word
*Revelation- God disclosing exactly what He wants us to know in His Holy Word, the Bible.
*Inspiration- the Holy Spirit insuring the originals are precisely what God has spoken.
*Illumination- the Spirit assuring and enabling
Gods Universal General Revelation
It is the unveiling of what God wants from us/ it is God disclosing Himself through
General Revelation- Universal in scope to which everyone experiences it. Example:
Beauty of creation. Also i
Observation- What does it say? (then and there)
Interpretation-What does it mean? (how do I make since of it?)
Application- How does this affect me?
Scripture was revealed at different times to different people at different culture se
THEOLOGICAL ESSAY INSTRUCTIONS
Choose a theological doctrine discussed in the course (from the listing of acceptable topics) and
write a 1,2502,000-word research paper in current Turabian format. Your paper must include
the following sections: