The Christian church has a long tradition of systematic theology - that is, studying theology and doctrine organized around fairly standard categories such as the word of God, redemption, and Jesus Christ. This introduction to systematic theology has several distinctive features: a strong emphasis on the scriptural basis for each doctrine and teaching; clear writing, with technical terms kept to a minimum; and a contemporary approach, treating subjects of special interest to the church today.
Study through the entire Bible, Genesis through Revelation, in one year! This "flagship" Logos course grew out of Dr. Creasy's year-long UCLA program, "The English Bible as Literature." One of the most highly rated courses on campus, "The English Bible as Literature" placed Dr. Creasy among the top 2% of UCLA teaching faculty for over 20 years!
As believers in Jesus Christ, we naturally want to know how we can hear God's voice. Does God speak? Is he speaking to me? The good news is, yes, he is speaking. And like a radio host broadcasting his voice into the airwaves, God speaks all the time. The question is, are we tuned in to the right frequency? In Frequency, Robert Morris reveals a groundbreaking, Bible-based teaching about hearing God's voice.
"Our Greatest Passion"
You must be stable, fixed, and firmly planted in God in order to survive this unstable world. We all know people who sometimes act in polar opposites: the minister who is godly, prayerful, and holy at times yet has periods of sin and perversion; the person who is outgoing and cheerful yet falls into bouts of withdrawal and depression; or the person who is gentle and kind yet has periods of outburst and rage.
How can it be? When we're naked and ashamed and alone in our brokenness, Christ envelops us with his intimate grace. When we're rejected and abandoned and shattered beyond wanting, Jesus cups our faces: "Come close, my beloved." When we're dirty and tear-stained and despairing, Jesus Christ proposes undying dying love: "All that you painfully are and are carrying - I'll take. All that I perfectly am and have is yours. Just take me."
The wilderness. Maybe you know it well. The Israelites sure did. After all, they spent 40 years wandering the desert. Victories were scarce. Progress was slow. They were free from Pharaoh but not free from fear. Saved but stuck. Sounds a lot like midlife misery. Caught in a rut. Stalled out. Running on empty. Are you mired in the same? You can name the day you became a Christian and escaped Egypt. But you can't remember the last time you defeated a temptation or experienced an answered prayer.
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