Studying Theology

Sacred Scripture Meditation

If a student has labored merely to equip his mind with a store of facts, and has neglected the high and holy means of sacred meditation, he will look in vain for progress in his labors, for any real or practical value to the church at large-or for his own eternal security. The Word is […]

Those Systematic Theologies

One common error for theological students is to sit day and night thumbing through those systematic theologies, wherein the gospel is reduced to a number of heads or articles, and to learn and absorb these without thinking about truth for himself. Such will never receive any new revelations of God’s will from His Word. – […]

The Scripture Is Our Theology

As the Word of God is enclosed in the Scriptures, so the Scripture is our theology, to such an extent that we assign complete authority to every part of it, and to each and every truth contained in it. This declaration is not reached (as in other sciences) by each proposition being built up from […]

Allowing For A Fallen Nature

Since our subject is theology, the truths of almighty God and the worship and obedience which is his due, we must ever consider our mental faculties and the degrees to which we are able to understand such matters as these, allowing always for our fallen and finite nature, if we wish to avoid running into […]