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.
The book of Revelation – Lesson 2
Explores the literary composition of Revelation and explains the significance of its outline and major arguments.
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.
The Primeval History – Lesson 2
Examines Genesis 2:4-3:24, the story of Adam and Eve’s sin in the garden.
The primeval history – Lesson 3
Examines Genesis 4:1-6:8, describing how human beings began to fill the world with violence, and how God reacted to those troubles.
The primeval history – Lesson 4
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.
He gave us Prophets – Lesson 1
Explores the confusion about prophecy, a prophet’s experience, original meaning and New Testament perspectives on Old Testament prophecy.
He gave us Prophets – Lesson 2
Explores the job titles, transitions and expectations of a prophet.
He gave us Prophets – Lesson 3
Examines humanity and covenant, Israel and covenant as well as salvation and covenant.
He Gave Us Prophets – Lesson 4
Explores covenant ideals, judgments and blessings.
He gave us Prophets – Lesson 5
Examines how Old Testament history provides the context for properly understanding Old Testament prophecy.
He gave us Prophets – Lesson 6
Examines three different kinds of literature within Old Testament prophecy: historical narratives, communication with God and communication with people.
He gave us Prophets – Lesson 7
Explores four topics related to prophetic words about the future: God’s sovereignty, human contingencies, degrees of certainty, and desired outcomes.
He gave us Prophets – Lesson 8
Focuses on how prophetic eschatology developed through the historical periods of: Moses, the early prophets, the later prophets, and the New Testament.
Christ is the Expectation of God’s Standard for Service
For the “day of the LORD” to come, for God’s kingdom to come, the covenant must be fulfilled from both sides. The actions and roles of Adam, Noah, Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Joseph, Moses, Aaron, Joshua, David, and the rest are not to be set alongside the person and work of Jesus Christ as less effective performances of the same kind of service.
The book of Samuel – Lesson 1
Introduces the book of Samuel, including why and under what circumstances the book was written and how it applies to Christians today.
The book of Samuel – Lesson 2
Examines Samuel’s role in Israel’s prelude to kingship and Saul’s failed kingship before the establishment of David as Israel’s king.
The book of Joshua – Lesson 1
Introduces the book of Joshua, including what it meant for its original audience and what it means for us today.
The book of Joshua – Lesson 3
Explores how Joshua called the people of Israel to live together as heirs of the Promised Land.
The book of Joshua – Lesson 4
Reveals the significance of Israel’s call to be faithful to the terms of their covenant with God.
Father Abraham – Lesson 1
Explores the stories that ancient Israelites told about Abraham, their great patriarch.
Father Abraham – Lesson 2
Explores the original impact these stories were intended to have on the nation of Israel as they followed Moses toward the Promised Land.
Father Abraham – Lesson 3
Concentrates on responsible ways to draw modern applications from the chapters in Genesis that speak of Abraham.
He gave us scripture foundations of Interpretation – Lesson 1
Introduces a basic framework for sound and scholarly biblical interpretation.
He gave us scripture foundations of interpretation – Lesson 2
Focuses on helpful things to do before reading and interpreting the Scriptures.
He gave us scripture foundations of interpretation – Lesson 3
Focuses on concepts important to exploring and discovering the meaning of Scripture.
He gave us scripture foundations of interpretation – Lesson 4
Looks at some of the major ways interpreters have identified and described the meaning of Scripture.
He Gave Us Scripture Foundations of Interpretation – Lesson 5
Explores the ways in which Christians throughout the ages have attributed different types and numbers of meaning to biblical passages.
He gave us scripture foundations of interpretation – Lesson 6
Focuses on hermeneutical strategies that help reveal the original meaning of Scripture.