Lesson 7: The Doctrine of God: The Being of God


Read Know the Truth: Chapter 4: The Being of God (Pages 67-78)

Questions for Discussion

1. Rehearse the various philosophical arguments for God’s existence. Which do you find most persuasive?

2. Assess the role of these arguments in the light of (a) the Bible’s teaching on the nature of God, (b) the Bible’s teaching on the nature of humankind, (c) the witness of the apostles.

3. What are the function and limits of apologetics in (a) strengthening the faith of Christians, (b) defending the faith against critics, (c) presenting the gospel to non-Christians?

4. What is the Bible’s view of the relationship between faith and human reason?

Milne, Bruce (2012-11-28). Know the Truth: A Handbook of Christian Belief (pp. 78-79). InterVarsity Press. Kindle Edition.

Scripture Reading, Scripture Memory and Catechism

Please visit emmauscf.org/passages to view a suggested Bible reading plan, suggested scripture memory verse, and Emmaus’ catechism. Once there, please select the appropriate week of the year.

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