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 Systematic Theology HARDCORE verses

         1.     Natural theology (God has revealed Himself to man by means of His works.)
(a) Psalm 19:1-4 (b) Acts 14:15-17 (c) Acts 17:24-29 (d) Romans 1:19-21

         2.     Inspiration (the Bible is the Word of God)
(a) II Timothy 3:16 (b) II Peter 1:19-21 (c) John 10:35

         3.     God’s nature: great passages
(a) Psalm 103 (b) Psalm 139 (c) Isaiah 40

         4.     Deity of Christ (Jesus Christ is God.)

·          He is called God.
(a) John 1:1 (b) John 1:18 (c) John 20:28 (d) Romans 9:5
(e) Titus 2:13 (f) Hebrews 1:8 (g) I John 5:20

·          He is worshiped as God.
(a) John 5:23 (b) Philippians 2:10-11 (c) Hebrews 1:6   

                 

·          He is identified as Yahweh.
(a)            (b)

         5.     Oneness of God (God is one.)
(a) Deuteronomy 6:4 (b) Isaiah 44:6 (c) John 17:3

         6.     Personal distinctions in the Trinity (Jesus Christ is a distinct person from God the Father.)
(a) Matthew 27:46 (b) John 5:32, 37 (c) Galatians 4:4

         7.     New Testament Trinitarian formulas (The Scripture identifies three divine persons.)
(a) Matthew 28:19 (b) II Corinthians 13:14

         8.     Personality of the Holy Spirit (The Holy Spirit is a person.)
(a) John 15:26 (b) John 16:13-14 (c) Ephesians 4:30

         9.     Divine Messiah in the OT (The OT reveals that the coming Messiah would Himself be God.)
(a) Isaiah 9:6 (b) Micah 5:2

                 

         10.  Preservation (God is directly responsible for the continued existence of what He has created.)
(a) Nehemiah 9:6 (b) Colossians 1:17 (c) Hebrews 1:3

         11.  Providence (God controls His universe in accordance with His purposes.)
(a) Psalm 104 (b) Proverbs 21:1 (c) Daniel 4:25, 35 (d) Matthew 6:26-30    

                 

         12.  Soul-body distinction (Man has in immaterial soul which is distinct from his body.)
(a) Luke 16:22-23 (b) II Corinthians 5:8

         13.  Definition of sin
(a) I John 3:4 (b) I John 5:17

         14.  Original sin (Adam’s sin has affected all his descendants.)
(a) Romans 5:12, 17-19 (b) I Corinthians 15:21-22

         15.  Universality of sin (All of mankind are sinners.)
(a) Ecclesiastes 7:20 (b) Isaiah 64:6 (c) Romans 3:10, 12, 19, 23       

                 

         16.  Depth of man’s corruption (Sin has corrupted even to the depths of mankind’s inner being.)
(a) Genesis 6:5-6 (b) Ecclesiastes 9:3 (c) Jeremiah 17:9

         17.  Early manifestation of sin (Members of the human race are sinners from birth.)
(a) Psalm 51:5 (b) Psalm 58:3

         18.  Effects of sin on others (Sin affects others besides the sinner himself.)
(a) Exodus 20:5-6 (b) Joshua 22:17, 20

                  19.           God’s justice in regard to the effects of sin (God does not punish one man for another man’s sin.)
(a) Deuteronomy 24:16 (b) Ezekiel 18:2-4            

 

1.          Person of Jesus Christ (Jesus Christ is truly God and truly man.)

a.     He is called God.
(1) John 1:1 (2) Titus 2:13 (3) Hebrews 1:8 (4) I John 5:20

b.     He is worshiped as God.
(1) John 5:23 (2) Philippians 2:10-11

c.     He is identified as Yahweh, the one true God.
(Compare John 12:38-41 with Isaiah 6)

d.     He became a human being.
(1) John 1:14 (2) Philippians 2:7-8 (3) I Timothy 3:16 (4) Hebrews 2:14

              2.                  Christ’s atonement (Christ suffered vicariously to provide salvation for mankind.)
(a) Isaiah 53 (b) II Corinthians 5:21

              3.                  Christ’s intercession (Christ today intercedes for believers.)
(a) Romans 8:34 (b) Hebrews 7:25 (c) Hebrews 9:24 (d) I John 2:1

              4.                  Universal atonement (Christ died for all mankind.)
(a) I Timothy 2:4 (b) I Timothy 4:10 (c) II Peter 3:9 (d) I John 2:2

              5.                  God’s gracious election (God graciously chooses to save certain persons.)
(a) John 6:37, 44, 65 (b) Acts 13:48 (c) Romans 9:11, 15-16

              6.                  Perseverance of the saints (God works in those who are truly saved to preserve them in His salvation.)
(a) John 10:28 (b) Philippians 1:6 (c) II Timothy 1:12

              7.                  Separation (God has ordered true Christians to separate themselves from certain kinds of people.)

a.     from the world
II Corinthians 6:14-18

b.     from false teachers
(1) Galatians 1:8-9 (2) II John 9-11

c.     from disobedient brethren
(a) Matthew 18:15-18 (b) II Thessalonians 3:6, 14-15

1.        Spiritual gifts (God has given certain spiritual gifts to the church for its edification.)
(a) I Corinthians 12:7-10 (b) Ephesians 4:11-12