This course explains the history and use of the Apostles’ Creed, as well as the details and significance of each of its articles of faith. The creed expresses a common core of beliefs that all faithful Christians have affirmed throughout history. The course is based on the Third Millennium videos with a variety of professors.
Does theology sometimes seem complicated, dry and abstract to you? It shouldn't be that way, if it is done properly. This course will help you learn to build your theology on the certain foundation of the Scriptures, but also with pathos and practical application. As an introduction to theology, this course teaches the purpose and importance of doing theology, the different sources of revelation, the meaning of inspiration, the proper interpretation of Scripture, and the key distinctive emphases of reformed theology. It is based on the video lessons of Dr. Richard L. Pratt, Jr.
Many of us have read systematic theology, but we seldom consider the process behind its development. This course analyzes the steps of building systematic theology, especially the formation of technical terms, theological propositions, and doctrinal statements. It examines the legitimacy of systematic theology, the place of human logic in the process, and the dangers and benefits of this tool. It is based on the video lessons of Dr. Richard L. Pratt, Jr.
While it is often overlooked, Biblical Theology can greatly enrich our study of the Scriptures. It focuses on the historical development of theology as it progresses throughout Scripture, analyzing the acts of God as they are recorded in different periods of time. This course explains the meaning of Biblical Theology, examines the way it is developed, defends its legitimacy, and gives examples from both the Old Testament and from the New Testament of how it can be beneficial. It is based on the video lessons of Dr. Richard L. Pratt, Jr.
This course briefly surveys what theologians call theology proper, or the doctrine of God. It deals with questions such as: Who is God? What are his attributes? What is His eternal plan? What are His works in history? At the most fundamental level, the Scriptures were given to us to teach us about who God is and what he has done for us. In fact, knowing God is essential for us to understand ourselves and our world. It is taught by multiple instructors.
Jesus Christ is the most important human being that has ever lived. He is God in the flesh, the center of all history, and the only hope for the salvation of humanity and creation. This course clarifies the biblical teachings about His person and His redemptive work. It is based on the videos produced by Third Millennium Ministries, with a variety of professors.
Practically speaking, the Holy Spirit is the person of the Trinity who is most involved in our daily lives. But many Christians know far more about the Father and the Son than they do about the Spirit. In this series we'll discover how the doctrine of the Holy Spirit developed historically, and we'll explore the Spirit's dynamic work in the world, in the church, and in believers. It is taught by multiple instructors.
This course is an introduction to the doctrine of man. In every culture throughout history, people have asked questions such as, "Who are we?" and "Why are we here?" The Bible tells us that we are God's images, created to rule over creation on his behalf and to turn the world into his earthly kingdom. Sin has damaged us and complicated our work, but by God's grace in Christ, we can be restored and our work can be completed. The course is taught by a variety of instructors.
The topic of eschatology, or the end times, has fascinated people for centuries. But what does the Bible say about this extraordinary subject? What future has God planned for his creation and his people? In this series, we examine what the Scriptures teach about the last days, including a variety of challenging topics, such as the afterlife, the general resurrection, and the consummation of Christ's messianic kingdom in the new heavens and new earth. It is taught by multiple instructors.