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Rousas John Rushdoony Systematic Theology IV. 3

Rousas John Rushdoony Systematic Theology IV. 3


Rousas John Rushdoony

Systematic Theology, Volume I, Vallecito, California: Ross House Books, 1994, pp.171-223

1. The Doctrine of God
2. The Trinity and Subordination
3. God, Logic and Reality
4. The Incomprehensibility of God
5. God’s Eternalness
6. The Aseity of God
7. Idolatry
8. God the Father
9. God the Son
10. God the Spirit
11. Sovereignty, Government, and Providence
12. God and Creation
13. Predestination
14. “Why Hast Thou Made Me Thus?”


3. God, Logic and Reality

 All of man’s thoughts and years are shadowed by the fall, and the philosophy of the fall. Man in his sin questioned the reality and the truth of God’s word. The tempter presented God's word as at best a possible word,(“Ye shall not surely die”), and, at worst, a lie (“For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil”). As a result, a healthy skepticism (“Yea, hath God said?”) was advisable in any approach to God (Gen. 3:1-5). (p.176)