Introduces the background of the prophet Hosea and his book, and provides an overview of the book’s content and structure.
The Prophetic Wisdom of Hosea – Lesson 2
Focuses on how Hosea designed his book to impart wisdom to God’s ancient people and explores the revelations that Hosea included in each major division of his book.
The Book of Hebrews – Lesson 1
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.
The Book of Hebrews – Lesson 2
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.
Free Book: Are there apostles today?
When considering the five-fold ministries, the average believer can understand that pastors care for their flock, evangelists preach to the unconverted, teachers instruct their students, and prophets prophesy the Word of God. But what do apostles do to show they are apostles? Are there apostles today?
Has your pastor gone into hiding?
How can people maintain a quality of true community in the midst of such pressures? From the point of view of mission; Zoom, WhatsApp etc. can offer opportunities for the intelligent proclamation of the Christian gospel. But could never replace the personal contact?
No Christianity without Christ’s Death
Jesus Christ is this suffering servant, but Jesus’ death, while necessary, was not the end. There would have been no Christianity without His resurrection, this is central to the entire New Testament. For Jesus was declared the Son of God with power through his resurrection
God’s Love is not Promiscuous
When God promised His people that He would judge their sin, and when He kept His promise and judged them, He was acting in accord with His character. He is a just God, and only someone who is unjust would allow people to commit crimes and acquit them indefinitely. God’s wrath against sin arises from His goodness and holiness.
The Perpetual Fire
If the perpetual fire represents God’s eternal presence with his people, the Christian is reminded to keep the divine fire ever burning within him. In the words of Paul, “Do not quench the Spirit” (1 Thessalonians 5:16ff.). If it speaks of our abiding need for atonement, we are reminded that Christ “always lives to make intercession” for us (Hebrews 7:25).
How we got the Bible?
For centuries, men have treated the Bible with reverence, awe and respect while at the same time other men have gone to great lengths to discredit it and if possible, even destroy it.
Spiritual Debts Written-Off…
The burnt offering uses a personal picture: of man the guilty sinner who deserves to die for his sin and of the animal dying in his place. God accepts the animal as a ransom for man. The sin offering uses a medical model: sin makes the world so dirty that God can no longer dwell there. The blood of the animal disinfects the sanctuary in order that God may continue to be present with his people. The reparation offering presents a commercial picture of sin. Sin is a debt which man incurs against God. The debt is paid through the offered animal.
Holier than the Popes
For Paul every Christian is a walking shrine, a temple for the Holy Spirit in which God is to be glorified (1 Corinthians 6:19-20). Like the Old Testament tabernacle the Christian enjoys the permanent presence of the Spirit, but just as the old shrine enjoyed a special manifestation of God’s glory from time to time, so the Christian should be filled with the Spirit and display God’s glory to the world (cf. Acts 6:15: 7:55- 56; 2 CorInthians. 3; Ephesians 5:18).
Sermon Prep Class tonight at 6pm (GMT)
An introduction to the basics of sermon construction and delivery. This is not primarily a course on the theology of preaching, but rather is a practical introduction to the tools, structures, and concepts that help preachers learn to put a sermon together.
Jesus said that He loved the Church
FREE BOOK: However, the scriptural doctrine of the Church has not come in for any great amount of emphasis. In spite of the great deal of activity in churches, the current state of the Church is not very healthy. There is a great deal of superficiality, a lot of shallowness, and it is permitted to continue partially because of inadequate views of the local church.
Is speaking in tongues a sign of being born-again?
The baptism in the Holy Spirit is regarded as an experience that usually occurs after conversion. Pentecostals believe at conversion a Christian receives the Holy Spirit. However only at the subsequent baptism in the Holy Spirit does the Christian receive the fullness of the Spirit and the full empowerment for Christian service. Most Pentecostals believe that Spirit-baptism is always accompanied with the gift of speaking in tongues as evidence for the baptism. Thus one can be a genuine Christian yet not be baptised in the Holy Spirit.
We Believe In The Holy Spirit – Lesson 2
Focuses on the Holy Spirit’s activity in the creation as a whole.
We Believe In The Holy Spirit – Lesson 3
Explores the Holy Spirit’s work within the community of God’s covenant people.
We Believe In The Holy Spirit – Lesson 4
Looks at the Holy Spirit’s work of applying salvation to individual believers.
We Believe In Jesus – Lesson 1
Explores the role of God the Son throughout redemptive history.
We Believe In Jesus – Lesson 2
Explores the life and ministry of Jesus Christ.
We Believe in Jesus – Lesson 3
Explores Jesus’ fulfillment of the Old Testament office of prophet.
We Believe In Jesus – Lesson 4
Explores Jesus’ fulfillment of the Old Testament office of priest.
We Believe In Jesus – Lesson 5
Explores Jesus’ fulfillment of the Old Testament office of king.
We Believe In God – Lesson 1
Introduces how evangelical systematic theologians have approached some of the most basic issues related to understanding who God is and what he does.
We Believe In God – Lesson 2
Focuses on what theologians have often called God’s incommunicable attributes, how gloriously unlike his creation God is
We Believe In God – Lesson 3
Examines what theologians commonly call God’s communicable attributes, the ways that God and his creation are similar.
We Believe In God – Lesson 4
Explores how evangelical systematic theologians have approached the plan of God and the works by which he accomplishes his plan.
The Gospels – Lesson 1
Explores the literary character of the Gospels, their status in the Church, and their unity and variety.
The Gospels – Lesson 2
Matthew wrote the first gospel to explain that Jesus was the king of Jews that brought the kingdom of heaven, even though Jesus didn’t arrive in the way people expected.
The Gospels – Lesson 3
The persecution of Christians was on Mark’s mind as he wrote the second Gospel. Mark told the story of Jesus’ life in ways that strengthened the faith of early Christians and encouraged them to persevere through suffering.