doctrine

The study of theology is considered by many to be dry, boring, irrelevant, and complicated. But for those who want to know God, the study of theology is indispensable. The study of theology is an effort to make definitive statements about God and his implications in an accurate, coherent, relevant way, based on God’s self-revelations. While at the same time doctrine equips people to fulfill their primary purpose, which is to glorify and delight in God through a deep personal knowledge of him. Meaningful relationship with God is dependent on correct knowledge of him. It works in the reverse as well, if you have an inaccurate view of who God is, and what he has done, your relationship is significantly less meaningful. What is the point of a relationship with the creator God, if it’s falsely based.

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