Adult Courses Lesson By Lesson

Adult Courses Lesson By Lesson

 

AMAZING GRACE – THE FIVE POINTS OF CALVINISM

  1. Historical Background
  2. Total Depravity – Biblical Basis
  3. Total Depravity – Related Issues
  4. Unconditional Election – Biblical Basis
  5. Unconditional Election – Related Issues
  6. Limited Atonement – Biblical Basis
  7. Limited Atonement – Related Issues
  8. Irresistible Grace – Biblical Basis
  9. Irresistible Grace – Related Issues
  10. Perseverance of the Saints – Biblical Basis
  11. Perseverance of the Saints – Related Issues
  12. Communicating the Grace of God

 

ARCHAEOLOGY AND THE BIBLE

  1. Introduction and PrepatriarchalNarratives
  2. The World of the Patriarchs
  3. The Exodus
  4. The Conquest and the Period of the Judges
  5. The United Monarchy
  6. The Divided Monarchy – Israel
  7. The Divided Monarchy – Judah
  8. The Exile and Beyond
  9. The Intertestamental Period
  10. The Dead SeaScrolls
  11. The Life and Ministry of Jesus
  12. The Book of Acts
  13. The End of the New Testament Era

 

THE ATTRIBUTES OF GOD

  1. Incomprehensibility and Knowability
  2. Infinity and Eternality
  3. Immutability
  4. Omnipotence
  5. Omniscience
  6. Omnipresence
  7. Wisdom
  8. Holiness
  9. Justice
  10. Goodness
  11. Truth
  12. Love
  13. Creator
  14. Sustainer
  15. Common Grace
  16. Redeemer – Saving Grace
  17. Faithfulness

 

THE BIBLE AND SCIENCE

  1. The History of Science – From the Primitives to Newton
  2. The History of Science – From Deism to Indeterminism
  3. The Age of the Earth – Scientific Evidence
  4. The Age of the Earth – Interpretations of Genesis 1
  5. The Theory of Evolution – Presuppositions and Implications
  6. The Theory of Evolution – Mechanisms and Supporting Evidence
  7. The Theory of Evolution – Gaps and Questions
  8. Intelligent Design – Part One
  9. Intelligent Design – Part Two
  10. The Age of Man – Scientific Evidence
  11. The Age of Man – The Biblical Genealogies
  12. The Flood – Scientific Evidence
  13. The Flood – Biblical and Archaeological Issues

 

BIBLICAL LITERATURE

  1. Introduction
  2. The Question of Genre
  3. Historical Narrative – Principles
  4. Historical Narrative – The Book of Esther
  5. Fiction in the Old Testament
  6. Fiction in the New Testament – The Parables of Jesus
  7. Gospels and Epistles
  8. Poetic Parallelism
  9. Lyric Poetry
  10. More Lyric Poetry
  11. Proverbs
  12. Apocalyptic Literature

 

BIBLICAL THEOLOGY

  1. The PrepatriarchalEra
  2. The Patriarchal Era
  3. The Mosaic Era
  4. The PremonarchicalEra
  5. The United Monarchy
  6. The Ninth Century
  7. The Eighth Century
  8. The Seventh Century
  9. The Exile and Beyond
  10. The Intertestamental Period
  11. The Gospels
  12. The Apostolic Era

 

CHRISTIAN CHARACTER – II PETER 1

  1. Introduction
  2. Faith
  3. Goodness
  4. Knowledge
  5. Self-Control
  6. Perseverance
  7. Godliness
  8. Brotherly Kindness
  9. Love
  10. Conclusion

 

CHRISTIAN PERSPECTIVE

  1. Humanities – Philosophy I
  2. Humanities – Philosophy II
  3. Humanities – Philosophy III
  4. Humanities – Philosophy IV
  5. Humanities – Religion
  6. Humanities – Literature and Drama
  7. Social Sciences – History
  8. Social Sciences – Psychology
  9. Social Sciences – Sociology
  10. Social Sciences – Economics
  11. Social Sciences – Political Science
  12. Social Sciences – Education
  13. Natural Sciences – Biology
  14. Natural Sciences – Physics

 

CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW

  1. Introduction – What is a Worldview?
  2. Foundations of a Christian Worldview – Creation
  3. Foundations of a Christian Worldview – The Fall
  4. Foundations of a Christian Worldview – Redemption and Consummation
  5. Non-Christian Worldviews – Deism and Naturalism
  6. Non-Christian Worldviews – Romanticism
  7. Non-Christian Worldviews – Nihilism
  8. Non-Christian Worldviews – Existentialism
  9. Non-Christian Worldviews – New Age Mysticism
  10. Non-Christian Worldviews – Postmodernism
  11. FromTheory to Practice – American Society
  12. FromTheory to Practice – Daily Living

 

CHRISTIANITY AND THE ARTS

  1. Introduction – Art, Truth, and Beauty
  2. The Dawn of the Christian Era
  3. Art, Music, and Architecture in the MiddleAges
  4. The Renaissance
  5. Reformation and Counterreformation; Mannerism and the Baroque
  6. The Enlightenment; Late Baroque and Rococo
  7. The Nineteenth Century – From Neoclassicism to Impressionism
  8. The Twentieth Century – Expressionism and Beyond
  9. Appreciating the Arts – Visual Arts
  10. Appreciating the Arts – Music
  11. Appreciating the Arts – Theater and Cinema
  12. The Christian as Artist

 

COMBATING THE CULTURE

  1. Introduction – What is Modern Western Culture?
  2. The Need for Discernment
  3. Moral Absolutes
  4. Gender Roles
  5. Discipline
  6. Communication of Values; Education
  7. Time Management
  8. The Death of Doctrine; TheSearch for Experience
  9. The User-Friendly Church; Leadership by Opinion Poll
  10. The Search for Authority, Beauty, and Unity
  11. The Decline of Missions
  12. Pluralism
  13. The Naked Public Square

 

THE DIVIDED MONARCHY

  1. Introduction
  2. Chronological Matters; TheDivision of the Kingdom
  3. Rehoboamand Abijam of Judah; Jeroboam and Nadab of Israel
  4. Asa of Judah; Baasha, Elah, Zimri, and Omriof Israel
  5. Ahab of Israel
  6. Jehoshaphat of Judah
  7. Jehoram, Ahaziah(and Athaliah) of Judah; Ahaziah and Jehoram of Israel
  8. Joashof Judah; Jehu and Jehoahaz of Israel
  9. Jehoash, Jeroboam II, and Zechariah of Israel
  10. Amaziahand Uzziah of Judah
  11. Shallum, Menahem, Pekahiah, Pekah, and Hosheaof Israel
  12. Jothamand Ahaz of Judah
  13. Hezekiah of Judah- the Early Years
  14. Hezekiah of Judah- Later Reign
  15. Manasseh and Amon of Judah
  16. Josiah of Judah
  17. Jehoahaz, Jehoiakim, Jehoiachin, and Zedekiah of Judah

 

EPHESIANS AND COLOSSIANS

  1. Background and Introduction
  2. Ephesians 1:1-14
  3. Ephesians 1:15-23; Colossians 1:1-14
  4. Colossians 1:15-23
  5. Ephesians 2:1-10
  6. Ephesians 2:11-22
  7. Ephesians 3:1-21; Colossians 1:24-2:5
  8. Colossians 2:6-23
  9. Ephesians 4:1-16
  10. Ephesians 4:17-32
  11. Ephesians 5:1-20; Colossians 3:1-17
  12. Ephesians 5:21-6:9; Colossians 3:18-4:1
  13. Ephesians 6:10-24; Colossians 4:2-18

 

FIRST CORINTHIANS

  1. Introduction
  2. I Corinthians 1
  3. I Corinthians 2
  4. I Corinthians 3
  5. I Corinthians 4
  6. I Corinthians 5
  7. I Corinthians 6
  8. I Corinthians 7
  9. I Corinthians 8
  10. I Corinthians 9
  11. I Corinthians 10
  12. I Corinthians 11
  13. I Corinthians 12
  14. I Corinthians 13
  15. I Corinthians 14
  16. I Corinthians 15

 

GENESIS 1-11

  1. Background and Context
  2. The Days of Creation (Genesis 1)
  3. The Sixth Day Detailed (Genesis 2)
  4. The Theological Significance of Genesis 1-2
  5. The Fall and Its Significance (Genesis 3:1-13)
  6. The Curse and Its Significance (Genesis 3:14-24)
  7. Cain and Abel and the Line of Cain (Genesis 4)
  8. The Genesis Genealogies and the Age of Man (Genesis 5)
  9. The Flood – Textual Issues (Genesis 6-9)
  10. The Flood – Scientific and Archaeological Issues (Genesis 6-9)
  11. The Towerof Babeland the Table of Nations (Genesis 10:1-11:9)
  12. The Ancestors of Abraham and Gods Covenant (Genesis 11:10-32)

 

HEBREWS

  1. Introduction
  2. Hebrews 1
  3. Hebrews 2
  4. Hebrews 3
  5. Hebrews 4
  6. Hebrews 5
  7. Hebrews 6:1-8
  8. Hebrews 6:9-20
  9. Hebrews 7
  10. Hebrews 8
  11. Hebrews 9
  12. Hebrews 10:1-18
  13. Hebrews 10:19-39
  14. Hebrews 11:1-22
  15. Hebrews 11:23-40
  16. Hebrews 12
  17. Hebrews 13

 

HERMENEUTICS

  1. Introduction – The Word of God and the God of the Word
  2. Grammatical Context
  3. Literary Genres
  4. Historical Context
  5. Cultural Context
  6. Theological Context
  7. New Testament Use of Old Testament
  8. Manuscript Transmission
  9. The Problem of Translation
  10. The Authority of the Church
  11. Contemporary Cultural Contexts
  12. Personal Application, the Heart of the Reader, and the Role of the Spirit

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE LIFE OF CHRIST

  1. The Birth of Jesus
  2. The Baptism of Jesus
  3. The Temptation
  4. Jesus’ First Miracle
  5. Choosing the Disciples
  6. Feeding the Five Thousand
  7. The Transfiguration
  8. The Death of Christ
  9. The Resurrection of Christ

 

JOSHUA

  1. Introduction
  2. Joshua 1
  3. Joshua 2
  4. Joshua 3-4
  5. Joshua 5
  6. Joshua 6
  7. Joshua 7
  8. Joshua 8
  9. Joshua 9
  10. Joshua 10
  11. Joshua 11-12
  12. Joshua 13-22
  13. Joshua 23-24

 

JUDGES AND RUTH

  1. Introduction; Judges 1:1-2:5
  2. Judges 2:6-3:6
  3. Judges 3:7-31
  4. Judges 4-5
  5. Judges 6
  6. Judges 7
  7. Judges 8
  8. Judges 9
  9. Judges 10:1-11:33
  10. Judges 11:34-12:15
  11. Judges 13-14
  12. Judges 15
  13. Judges 16
  14. Judges 17-18
  15. Judges 19-21
  16. Ruth 1-2
  17. Ruth 3-4

 

THE LIFE OF DAVID

  1. Early Years
  2. David and Goliath
  3. Saul’s Jealousy and Jonathans Friendship
  4. David the Fugitive
  5. Nabaland Abigail
  6. David’s Early Reign
  7. David and Mephibosheth
  8. David and Bathsheba
  9. Absalom’s Rebellion
  10. David’s Final Years

 

MAJOR WORLD RELIGIONS

  1. Introduction – The Uniqueness of Christianity
  2. Judaism – History
  3. Judaism – Doctrine and Practice
  4. Judaism – Cultural Impact
  5. Hinduism – History
  6. Hinduism – Doctrine and Practice
  7. Hinduism – Cultural Impact
  8. Buddhism – History
  9. Buddhism – Doctrine and Practice
  10. Buddhism – Cultural Impact
  11. Islam – History
  12. Islam – Doctrine and Practice
  13. Islam – Cultural Impact

 

THE GOSPEL OF MARK

  1. Introduction; Mark 1
  2. Mark 2:1-3:6
  3. Mark 3:7-35
  4. Mark 4
  5. Mark 5
  6. Mark 6
  7. Mark 7
  8. Mark 8:1-9:1
  9. Mark 9:2-50
  10. Mark 10
  11. Mark 11
  12. Mark 12
  13. Mark 13
  14. Mark 14
  15. Mark 15:1-16:8

 

MASTERPIECES OF THE BIBLE

  1. Shepherd and Sheep I
  2. Shepherd and Sheep II
  3. Vine
  4. Rock I
  5. Rock II
  6. Water I
  7. Water II
  8. Bread
  9. Oil
  10. Fire I
  11. Fire II
  12. Marriage

 

THE PATRIARCHS

  1. Genesis 12-13
  2. Genesis 14-15
  3. Genesis 16-17
  4. Genesis 18-19
  5. Genesis 20-21
  6. Genesis 22-23
  7. Genesis 24-26
  8. Genesis 27-28
  9. Genesis 29-31
  10. Genesis 32-33
  11. Genesis 34-36
  12. Genesis 37-39
  13. Genesis 40-41
  14. Genesis 42-43
  15. Genesis 44-45
  16. Genesis 46-47
  17. Genesis 48-50

 

ROMANS

  1. Introduction
  2. Romans 1
  3. Romans 2
  4. Romans 3
  5. Romans 4
  6. Romans 5
  7. Romans 6
  8. Romans 7
  9. Romans 8
  10. Romans 9
  11. Romans 10
  12. Romans 11
  13. Romans 12
  14. Romans 13
  15. Romans 14
  16. Romans 15-16

 

STUDIES IN EXODUS

  1. Introduction and Exodus 1
  2. Moses’ Early Years – Exodus 2
  3. The Call of Moses – Exodus 3:1-4:17
  4. The Plagues – Exodus 7-11
  5. The Passover – Exodus 12:1-13:16
  6. Crossing the Red Sea- Exodus 13:17-14:31
  7. Bread and Water – Exodus 15:22-16:36
  8. The Rock and the Banner – Exodus 17
  9. The Giving of the Law – Exodus 19-20
  10. The Book of the Covenant – Exodus 21:1-23:19
  11. Tabernacle and Priesthood – Exodus 25-30
  12. The Golden Calf – Exodus 32
  13. The Glory of God – Exodus 33:12- 34:35

 

STUDIES IN EZEKIEL

  1. Introduction and Background; Ezekiel 1
  2. Ezekiel 2:1-3:15
  3. Ezekiel 4-5
  4. Ezekiel 9-10
  5. Ezekiel 12
  6. Ezekiel 16
  7. Ezekiel 24
  8. Ezekiel 28:1-19
  9. Ezekiel 33
  10. Ezekiel 34
  11. Ezekiel 37
  12. Ezekiel 38-39
  13. Ezekiel 40-48

 

STUDIES IN ISAIAH

  1. Introduction and Background
  2. Isaiah 6
  3. Isaiah 7:1-8:10
  4. Isaiah 8:11-9:7
  5. Isaiah 11
  6. Isaiah 40
  7. Isaiah 44
  8. Isaiah 49
  9. Isaiah 51:17-52:12
  10. Isaiah 52:13-53:12
  11. Isaiah 55
  12. Isaiah 61

 

STUDIES IN JEREMIAH

  1. Introduction
  2. Jeremiah 1
  3. Jeremiah 7:1-8:3
  4. Jeremiah 11:18-12:17
  5. Jeremiah 18:1-20:6
  6. Jeremiah 29
  7. Jeremiah 30:1-31:22
  8. Jeremiah 31:23-40
  9. Jeremiah 32
  10. Jeremiah 33
  11. Jeremiah 35
  12. Jeremiah 36-38
  13. Jeremiah 50-51

 

THE TEN COMMANDMENTS

  1. The First Commandment – God’s Being
  2. The Second Commandment – God’s Nature
  3. The Third Commandment – God’s Name
  4. The Fourth Commandment – God’s Worship
  5. The Fifth Commandment – God’s Order
  6. The Sixth Commandment – The Sanctity of Life
  7. The Seventh Commandment – The Sanctity of Marriage
  8. The Eighth Commandment – The Sanctity of Property
  9. The Ninth Commandment – The Sanctity of Truth
  10. The Tenth Commandment – The Sanctity of Contentment

 

THE UNITED MONARCHY

  1. The Life of Samuel
  2. Saul’s Early Reign
  3. Saul’s Decline and Rejection
  4. David’s Early Years
  5. David and Goliath
  6. Saul’s Jealousy and Jonathan’s Friendship
  7. David the Fugitive
  8. Nabal and Abigail
  9. Saul’s Downfall and Death
  10. David Secures the Throne
  11. David Defeats His Enemies
  12. The Ark and the Covenant
  13. David and Mephibosheth
  14. David and Bathsheba
  15. Absalom’s Sins and Exile
  16. Absalom’s Conspiracy, Rebellion, and Fall
  17. David’s Final Years
  18. Solomon’s Early Years
  19. Building the Temple
  20. Solomon’s Renown and Decline