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Does Theology Matter?

Does theology matter?  If you listen to some people, you would have to say, “No!”

For example, a few weeks ago I was talking with a friend who is taking some classes in theology.  He told me how excited he was in his studies.  He also told me that he shared his excitement with a friend of his.  His friend commented positively, but then said, “But really, in the grand scheme of things, what does all that matter?  In our everyday lives, what good is theology?”

My friend was telling me this to make the point that theology is okay for theologians, philosophers, and academicians.  But for the common man, living in the real world, it has no value. Continue reading

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Do We Have to Believe in the Trinity?

Question: “The Bible doesn’t explicitly teach the Trinity. And there is so much controversy about this. Do you have to believe in the Trinity to be saved? Or isn’t belief in Jesus enough to be a Christian?”

My Answer: Essential Christian doctrines are being questioned more and more frequently. And the biblical doctrine of the Triune God is no different. This is a question of crucial importance.

To address this question please read “Is the Trinity Necessary