PERSONAL BIBLICAL THEOLOGY


At my church, which I hands down LOVE, our Senior Pastor encouraged us as believers to write out a personal, biblical theology of God. These are the truths of Christ that we have personally experienced, those that resonate with us during joy and trial. I want to share mine with you, and encourage you to write out your own. I have a copy of this in my Bible, hanging up in my cubicle at the church, and one on my nightstand. For moments when I am overwhelmed, joyful, etc. I look to these verses to remind me of who I am and who my God is...

I will never be taken from the Lord’s hands (John 10: 27-30); (Hebrews 10: 22-23).

I am fearfully, wonderfully made and known by my Creator
(Psalm 139); (Psalm 51); (Psalm 100:3).

The Lord is faithful (Lamentations 3:21-26);
(1 Thessalonians 5:24); (2 Thessalonians 3:3).

He has nailed my sin to the Cross
(Colossians 2:14).

The Lord is greater than my own heart
(1 John 3:20).

The Lord hears my prayers
(1 John 5:14); (Psalm 71:33).

The Lord has given me victory over death
(1 Corinthians 15:56-58).

The Lord causes all things to work together for good, and if it is not yet good, it is not yet finished (Romans 8:28); (Philippians 2:13).

When I am overcome and unable to pray, the Holy Spirit intercedes on my behalf
(Romans 8:26-27).

The Lord does not sleep
(1 Kings 18).

Nothing is too difficult for the Lord
(Jeremiah 32:37).

The Lord is a home for the lonely (Psalm 68:5-6).

The Lord is the Almighty Sustainer
(Psalm 54:4); (Psalm 71:6).

The Lord is the strength of my heart
(Psalm 73:26).

The Lord is El Roi, the “God Who Sees Me” (Genesis 16).

The Lord is incapable of changing; He is constant in character (Malachi 3:6).

The Lord has created everything appropriate for its time (Ecclesiastes 3).

With the Lord as my foundation, I will not be shaken (Psalm 62).

The Lord will provide for my every need, I need not be anxious
(Philippians 4:6-7); (Matthew 6:25-34); (Deuteronomy 8).

In Christ, I am given a new identity
(Colossians 3: 12-14) (Ephesians 1; 4:20-24); (Galatians 3:27); (2 Corinthians 5:17).

There is no room for fear in the presence of Christ (Psalm 27:1); (2 Timothy 1:7).

The Lord is concerned more for my inward beauty than my outward beauty (1 Samuel 16:7); (1 Peter 3:3-4); (1 Timothy 2:9-10).

Christ has set me free from the yoke of slavery (Galatians 5:1).

Christ has adopted me
(Galatians 4:4-7); (1 John 3:1).

The Lord produces salvation through sorrow
(2 Corinthians 7: 8-11).

It is only by the grace of God that I am who I am today
(1 Corinthians 15:10).

The Lord is close to the broken hearted and lavishes comfort in abundance
(Psalm 34:18); (Matthew 5) (2 Corinthians 1:3-7).

I have been spared death and graciously given eternal life by grace and kindness
(Romans 6:23); (Titus 3:4-8).

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