Concordia Theological Monthly

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theology, theologian, scripture, sinners, grace, christianity, salvation, cognoacendi

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Bible Study; Lecture; Sermon Prep


It is a fact, admitted also by scientists, that all theological knowledge, in the very nature of the case, must be derived from God Himself. It is a fact, furthermore, that God holds all who venture to speak for Him strictly to His Word when He declares: "To the Law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them." Is. 8:20. Lastly, it is a fact that God has issued a solemn warning by the first and the last writers of our Bible that no man shall dare either to add to or take away aught from the Scriptures, Deut. 4:2; Rev. 22: 18, 19. This being so, we are amazed at the audacity of men who have tried to substitute for the Word of God, either in part or whole, a different source of knowledge for theology, to the incalculable damage of true theology.


Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

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Isaiah 8:20; Deuteronomy 4:2; Revelation 22:18-19; 2 Corinthians 10:5; Genesis 21:10; 1 Corinthians 1:19; Exodus 20:19; Matthew 7:14; Philippians 4:7; Acts 14:22; 2 Corinthians 7:5; 2 Timothy 2:3; 1 Timothy 6:12; Acts 20:27; John 16:23; 1 Peter 4:10; Ephesians 2:19;

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Laity; Ministers; Scholars