FTC.co asks Matt Emerson, associate professor of Religion at Oklahoma Baptist University, “What advice would you give Christians who want to mature in their theology but feel academic books are inaccessible?”
In these three ways, Irenaeus helps us understand how the Bible is one book about one Person written by one Author.
The classroom environment for learning the content was invaluable, but without working it out in actual ministry it would have remained knowledge that merely puffs up.
For many Christians, myself included, regularly seeking God’s face in prayer, reading his Word, sharing the gospel, and fasting is, at one point or another, one of the most frustrating parts of the Christian life.
What gives you the eyes to see and ears to hear the image of God in your fellow man clearly and truly other than the gospel?