The last several months have convinced me that this is indeed a worthwhile project simply because God is worthy of my praise. I forget this incredible fact too often, so let me say it again: God is infinitely worthy of my praise.
I desire to write about theology, not because I have a burning desire to write but because I see how vitally important having a right understanding of God and His Word is to us as a united group of believers.
Like a soldier, sharpening the edges of his sword in preparation for battle, we must sharpen our minds and shape our hearts for obedience to the greatest commandment. This is why I am writing for Thinking & Theology: I desire for us to love God supremely with all that we are.
God will sanctify me. He will grow me to become more like Him, so others will know of His greatness; “he will surely do it.” This will happen in the believer’s life because HE is faithful.
In these moments, God is gracious to bring to mind the areas I am struggling to love, serve and respect my husband. And when I do this thinking, my marriage bears fruit that it wouldn’t if I didn’t slow down and engage my God-created mind and heart.
If you would have told me six years ago that I would be contributing to a theology blog, I would have told you, “I don’t care about theology, I just want to love Jesus.” What I didn’t realize was that theology literally is ‘the study of God’.
The intensity of the storm we are in has challenged every bit of my theology. I find myself needing a remedial class in things I felt certain I understood.
And this is why I write…