TH202a Study Group Material
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Main text:  Bibliology  Plus: Prolegomina
Text Appendix:  Theopneustia  

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Why Even Study Theology?
Man that is in honour, and understandeth not, is like the beasts that perish.  Psalm 49:20
   “If you recently graduated with honors – Congratulations! If you were recently voted most valuable player on your basketball team – That's great! If you were recently awarded a big salary increase – Good for you! But none of these things is worth getting too excited about. No, there is one thing, only one, that should get a man or a woman really excited.”1
Thus saith the LORD, Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, neither let the mighty man glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches: But let him that glorieth glory in this, that he understandeth and knoweth me, that I am the LORD which exercise lovingkindness, judgment, and righteousness, in the earth: for in these things I delight, saith the LORD.  Jeremiah 9:23-24
   The thing that impresses God the most about any given individual is how much that individual is impressed with God. Indeed, it is a tragedy of enormous extent “that he should be so little in our thoughts who sparkles in everything which presents itself to our eyes.”2 But, oh, how our Dear Lord loves to honor and bless that individual that delights himself in the Lord and is altogether taken up with his God!3
  Then shalt thou delight thyself in the LORD; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the LORD hath spoken it.  Isaiah 58:14
That one needs to study God is instinctive in our nature. That one should do it systematically is required by the immensity of the subject.
 1Walter Allan Yoho, “YAHWEH The Greatness of God,” Volume 1 of 3,, 2010,71
2 Cited by Walter Allen Yoho, Stephen Charnock, The existence and Attributes of God. I. Grand Rapids, MI:Baker Book House, Reprint, 1979, 168-169.
3 Ibid. Yoho, 72

The Doctrine of The Holy Bible

 The Bible is a book of books. It is a collection of sixty-six books written by forty-four authors over a period of 1,592 years.   It has two major division with thirty-nine books in the Old Testament, and twenty-seven books in the New Testament. “Each book is complete in itself, and has its own theme and analysis”2 and yet the Bible is one book.
2C.I. Scofield, “Scofield Reference Bible,” Oxford University Press, Inc. 1909, pg v.
What is Bibliology?
The word Bibliology is derived from two Greek words, Biblios and logos. The former, of coarse, is a book, and/or a written document and the latter a word, a discourse, a doctrine, a teaching, a matter under discussion, a thing spoken of or talked about, also the mental faculty of thinking, meditating, or reasoning about. Others have limited this suffix by equating it to the English word science, which is “The observation, identification, description, experimental investigation, and theoretical explanation of phenomena." There really is no English equivalent that can capture the depth of ology in Bibliology. This, of course, is true for theology, soteriology and all the other ologies. that are encountered in a Systematic Theology. Ergo, a Bibliology shall be thorough.
"And it is thus that God, who desired to make known to his elect, in a book that was to [p.31] last for ever, the spiritual principles of divine philosophy, has caused its pages to be written, in the course of a period of sixteen hundred years, by priests, by kings, by warriors, by shepherds, by publicans, by fishermen, by scribes, by tentmakers, associating their affections and their faculties therewith, more or less, according as he deemed fit. Such, then, is God'sbook." ( Theopneustia by Gaussen, p.30-31)

Systematic Theology Working Group

Greetings in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ.

   There is no Baptist Systematic Theology work in print today, i.e. there is no Systematic Theology work that has the inerrant, infallible, verbally inspired word of God as its sole authority, even as Baptists, by definition, have it as their sole authority for all faith and practice. There ought to be. There is a cause.

   You are solicited to join in a five year theological journey which will end with a “Systematic Theology for the Twenty First Century.” The only fare is that you review the work as it is being assembled monthly. All critiques will be welcomed and any born again believer is fully qualified to construct and certainly to critique such a work. A systematic theology is simply drawing a circle around the Holy Bible, and then rationally considering every principle, concept and thought that has been revealed to man by God. It shall be exhaustive, but in this venue, with your help, it need not be exhausting.

   The reward for your participation will be a copy of the completed work. But that will barely compare with the benefit we each will gain in assembling such a work.

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Where worksheets are shown there is course work available for you to take our Bible Institute BETA- Systematic Theology course. Contact Pastor Rice for more details. 

Watch for course offerings that will be used to review each volume.

Pastor Ed Rice

 Pastor Edward Rice
Good Samaritan Baptist Church
POBox 99, Dresden, NY 14441

Pastor Edward Rice was saved as a young man in Painted Post, New York where he grew up. He married Beverly and left the dairy farm to serve in the USAF in 1972. They had three boys as they served in the military for ten years. In 1982 he finished his Electrical Engineering degree at Ohio State University, via an Airman Education Commissioning Program, and was commissioned as a USAF officer pursuing a research and development career in classified programs. While moving around the USA in the military he was a youth pastor and associate pastor in Independent Baptist Churches near his station. In 1995 he became Captain Rice, USAF retired, and surrendered to be a Baptist Pastor. In 1998 he took the senior pastorate at Good Samaritan Baptist Church, in Dresden, New York where he has been pursuing his theological studies at Louisiana Baptist Theological Seminary. Pastor Rice received his second masters degree from LBU in 2013. His son Michael is US Army retired living near Fort Hood Texas, Shane is an Independent Baptist Missionary pastoring Chiesa Biblica Battista, Mazara Del Vallo, Italy, and Matthew is serving our Lord Jesus Christ near Hamilton, NY. Capt Rice has spent seven years teaching math and science with the ABeka Christian High School Curriculum, and seven years teaching college math at community colleges near his church.

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