How To Become A Theologian

How To Become A Theologian

How To Become A Theologian
I Peter 3:8-22

“YOU SEEM TO HAVE SOME WHAT OF THE THEOLOGIAN WITHIN YOU!”

KEY VERSE = Verse 15
TWO KEY TERMS
“Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.” I Peter 3:15

“I am put here for the defense of the gospel.” Paul in Philippians 1:16

Acts 17:1-4; Acts 24:24-25; Acts 26:28
I. GRASP WHY Christian THEOLOGY MATTERS
The term “Theology” comes a combination of two Greek terms: “Theos” (God) and “logos” (Study).
A. Everyone operates by some set of theological convictions.
B. Not all theologies agree with each other.
C. Therefore someone must be right and someone wrong.
D. Know your Bible or you will be the one being deceived.

Theology matters because if you do not know what you believe, you will easily be deceived and misled in spiritual concerns, often with tragic consequences.

II. GRASP WHERE Christian THEOLOGY BEGINS
2 Corinthians 11:14; Galatians 1:8; Colossians 2:8
Matthew 4:4; Acts 17:11
“Test everything. Hold on to the good.” 1 Thessalonians 5:21

III. GRASP WHAT Christian THEOLOGY ENTAILS
A. Christian THEOLOGY ENTAILS our Responsibility First to Know the Truth
b. Christian THEOLOGY ENTAILS our Responsibility Next to Share the Truth

Ezekiel 33:1-9

Resources mentioned in message:

Willmington’s Guide to the Bible

Christian Theology

Fast Facts on False Teachings


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