Today I finish teaching my 4-week systematic theology course at Southern Seminary. The subject matter is the doctrine of God. We’re focusing on the “theo” in systematic theology.
When it comes to studying the doctrine of God, there are several dangers:
There’s one other danger to the doctrine of God: the satanic powers hate for believers to study this doctrine. To counteract our endeavors, they seek to distort our view of God, to distract our study of God, and to destroy our pursuit of God.
Everyone who seeks to grow in the knowledge and wisdom of God finds themselves in the midst of a raging battle. By God’s grace, growing in our knowledge and love of God helps us to press on in the conflict.