Being right with God is a matter of your response to what God has done on your behalf. He sent the Savior, He provided the sacrifice to take away your sin (John 1:29), and He offers you a promise: “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved” (Acts 2:21).
Many preachers stand behind a pulpit and instead of declaring, “Thus saith the Lord,” they pronounce, “Try whatever you like” Why we stand and where we stand makes all the difference in the world.
Looks at how God’s plan for history leads to the ultimate goal of completing his kingdom.
Considers how individual human beings experience the events of the last days.
Explores what the Bible says about Christ’s “second coming” and its relationship to events that lead to the end of the age.
Explores what human beings were like when God first created us and placed us in the Garden of Eden.
Examines what the Bible says about human sin, and especially its negative effects on humanity.
Establish a definition of Christian ethics, examine the threefold criteria of good works and present a biblical threefold process for making ethical decisions.
Explore the authority of God and his word in ethics.
Explore the proper standards for ethical decisions by investigating the divine authorship and the attributes of Scripture.
Focuses on how a proper understanding of situations can help us understand God’s revelation.
Focuses on the overarching goal that God has laid before us, namely, the success and triumph of his kingdom as it spreads from heaven to cover the whole earth.
Identifies the major components of the ethical situation we encounter in the modern world, and to explain how each component bears on the ethical decisions we must make.
Explores the existential perspective by looking at the relationship between goodness and our being, focusing on how goodness relates to who we are.
Investigates the existential perspective on ethics by looking at the ways our motives and intentions affect the morality of our decisions.
Gives an overview of the primeval history, the literary structure, original meaning and modern application of Genesis 1-11.
Introduces the epistle of James as the New Testament book of wisdom, and examines the author, audience, occasion of writing, and the letter’s structure and content.
Explains how Revelation’s context and setting can help us understand its original meaning and apply its message to our own lives in the modern world.
Explores the literary composition of Revelation and explains the significance of its outline and major arguments.
Introduces perspectives on the author, audience, date and purpose of the book of Hebrews that can help us interpret the original meaning and apply this book to our modern world.
Explores the rhetorical tools the author of Hebrews used to exhort his original audience to remain faithful to Jesus, and explains how the author wove recurring elements into persuasive presentations.
Examines Genesis 2:4-3:24, the story of Adam and Eve’s sin in the garden.
Examines Genesis 4:1-6:8, describing how human beings began to fill the world with violence, and how God reacted to those troubles.
Examines Genesis 6:9-11:9, describing the direction God established for his people to follow after the great flood in the days of Noah.
Explores the confusion about prophecy, a prophet’s experience, original meaning and New Testament perspectives on Old Testament prophecy.
Explores the job titles, transitions and expectations of a prophet.
Examines humanity and covenant, Israel and covenant as well as salvation and covenant.
Explores covenant ideals, judgments and blessings.
Examines how Old Testament history provides the context for properly understanding Old Testament prophecy.
Examines three different kinds of literature within Old Testament prophecy: historical narratives, communication with God and communication with people.