Theology

Defining the Church

The study of the doctrines of the church focuses on the meaning of the word, but include the function, governing and practice of the entity called the church.

The church has a specific meaning in Christianity. Though the word come from a Greek word to call an assembly it has a more specific meaning.

An Overview of New Covenant Theology

For many years, there have been two main systematic theologies: dispensationalism and covenant theology. However, both theological systems seem to be moving in similar directions. Dispensationalism has undergone progressive changes. Covenant Theology is developing into New Covenant Theology. This paper is an overview of New Covenant Theology.

The Sovereignty of God in Salvation

The issue of God’s sovereignty in the act of salvation has been debated for centuries. Much of the discussion has really been about terms, not doctrine. In his message for the Jersey Shore Missions Conference, Andrew sought to approach this issue from the Scriptures rather than from a theological system’s perspective. Many consider this message one of his most helpful.

The Simple Gospel Message

What are the basic things to explain when sharing the gospel message? This is a short outline that you can print and carry with you until you know it well. This handy guide can help you to convey the points of the gospel that a sinner needs to understand in order to become a Christian.

Biblical View of Tongues

The current charismatic movement sees tongues as a most important gift with such a great priority that all should strive to speak in tongues. Proponents also teach that it is a gift from God to edify oneself. Is this what Paul taught? This paper is an overview of 1 Corinthians 12-14, specifically focusing on Paul’s instruction and how it applies to today’s charismatic movement.

This paper is an overview of 1 Corinthians chapters 12 to 14. It is not a complete study. However, most supporters of speaking in tongues as a non-human language for use during personal prayer time have not studied these chapters in their contexts. This overview contextualizes these three chapters properly.