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    Theology Class #4 – Theology Proper – The Fact and Nature of God

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    Elemental Theology: An Introductory Survey of Conservative Doctrine by Emery H. Bancroft

    Theology Class #4 – Theology Proper – The Fact and Nature of God

    On Friday, April 26, 2013, Daniel S. Waite discussed the the Trustworthiness and Credibility of Inspiration of Scripture at Bible For Today Baptist Church of Collingswood, New Jersey
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    Pastor D. A. Waite
    Bible For Today Baptist Church
    900 Park Avenue
    Collingswood, NJ 08108
    BibleForToday.org
    856-854-4747

    Class Quizzes: http://www.bftbc.org/theology/quizzes/
    Archived Classes: http://www.bftbc.org/theology/pastclasses.pdf

    Observations

    “The fact that God is assumed by the Scripture without giving any argument to establish or prove it” (Bancroft 41).

    Theology Proper is the study of God the Father

    Revelation is a disclosure of truth about God.

    The sin of Adam in Eden condemned the whole world.

    Wherefore, as by one man sin entered into the world, and death by sin; and so death passed upon all men, for that all have sinned (Romans 5:12).

    Redemption is only found in the Lord Jesus Christ

    But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us (Romans 5:8).

    It is foolish for people to trust their own wisdom and ignore what God has done.

    For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. (17) For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved. (18) He that believeth on him is not condemned: but he that believeth not is condemned already, because he hath not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. (19) And this is the condemnation, that light is come into the world, and men loved darkness rather than light, because their deeds were evil. (20) For every one that doeth evil hateth the light, neither cometh to the light, lest his deeds should be reproved. (21) But he that doeth truth cometh to the light, that his deeds may be made manifest, that they are wrought in God (John 3:16-21).

    God has reveled Himself to all of humanity in His creation. Through observing creation all of mankind can learn of the reality of a Creator.

    “Order and harmony are marks of intelligence” (Bancroft 43).

    Born again Christians are given understanding of spiritual things by God.