Lecture 1: Primeval History
Lesson 1: Creation - A Perfect World
- This lesson gives an overview of the primeval history, the literary structure, original meaning and modern application of Genesis 1-11.
Lesson 2: Paradise Lost and Found
This lesson examines Genesis 2:4-3:24, the story of Adam and Eve's sin in the garden.
Lecture 2: Primeval History
Lesson 3: A World of Violence
- This lesson examines Genesis 4:1-6:8, describing how human beings began to fill the world with violence, and how God reacted to those troubles.
Lesson 4: The Right Direction
- This lesson 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.
Lecture 3: The Old Testament
Lesson 1: Why Study the Old Testament
- This lecture investigates the importance of the Old Testament (OT), exploring the distance between the OT and our day, the relevance of the OT, and the application of the OT.
Lesson 2: The Kingdom of God
- This lecture explores a proper understanding of the Bible's theology of the Kingdom of God by providing the most comprehensive outlook on the Old Testament.
Lecture 4: The Old Testament
Lesson 3: Divine Covenants
This lecture explores how God governed his kingdom through a series of covenants that he established in Old Testament history.
Lesson 4: The Old Testament Canon
- This lecture explores how the Old Testament canon presents specific guidance by examining the Old Testament as mirror, window, and picture.
Lecture 5: Father Abraham
Lesson 1: The Life of Abraham - Structure and Content
- This lesson explores the stories that ancient Israelites told about Abraham, their great patriarch.
Lesson 2: The Life of Abraham - Original Meaning
- This lesson explores the original impact these stories were intended to have on the nation of Israel as they followed Moses toward the Promised Land.
Lesson 3: The Life of Abraham - Modern Application
- This lesson concentrates on responsible ways to draw modern applications from the chapters in Genesis that speak of Abraham.
Lecture 6: God Gave Us ProphetsLesson 1: Essential Hermeneutical Perspectives
- This lesson explores the confusion about prophecy, a prophet's experience, original meaning and New Testament perspectives on Old Testament prophecy.
Lecture 7: God Gave Us ProphetsLesson 2: A Prophet's Job
- This lesson explores the job titles, transitions and expectations of a prophet.
Lesson 3: The People of the Covenant
- This lesson examines humanity and covenant, Israel and covenant as well as salvation and covenant.
Lecture 8: God Gave Us ProphetsLesson 4: Dynamics of the Covenant
- This lesson explores covenant ideals, judgments and blessings.
Lesson 5: Historical Analysis of Prophecy
- This lesson examines how Old Testament history provides the context for properly understanding Old Testament prophecy.
Lecture 9: God Gave Us ProphetsLesson 6: Literary Analysis of Prophets
- This lesson examines three different kinds of literature within Old Testament prophecy: historical narratives, communication with God and communication with people.
Lesson 7: The Purpose of Predictions
- This lesson explores four topics related to prophetic words about the future: God's sovereignty, human contingencies, degrees of certainty, and desired outcomes.
Lecture 10: God Gave Us Prophets
Lesson 8: Unfolding Eschatology
- This lesson focuses on how prophetic eschatology developed through the historical periods of: Moses, the early prophets, the later prophets, and the New Testament.