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Fall 2021 – Hermeneutics – The principles of how to accurately interpret Scripture

  • How does the author’s intent impact my understanding of truth?
  • What steps do I take to understand what the Bible means?
  • How do I properly interpret poetry vs. prophecy vs. prose?
  • How do I use context to gain further insight into the text?
  • How do I put all the pieces together to draw biblical conclusions from the text

Spring 2022 – Bibliology – Truth about the Bible

  • How can I know that the Bible is from God?
  • Why is the doctrine of inspiration important?
  • Is the Bible free from error?
  • How was our Bible formed?
  • Does the Bible contain discrepancies?
  • What are the personal implications of Scripture’s authority?

Fall 2022 – Theology Proper – Truth about God the Father

  • How can I prove the existence of God?
  • What do the names of God mean?
  • What are the attributes of God, and what do they mean for me?
  • How do I explain the doctrine of the Trinity?
  • How does the sovereignty of God interact with the free will of man?
  • How can a good God allow evil?

Spring 2023 – Christology – Truth about the Person of Christ

  • How can Jesus be both God and man?
  • How do I know that Jesus was a real historical figure?
  • What was Jesus doing before the incarnation?
  • Where is Jesus found in the Old Testament?
  • What work is Jesus doing today?
  • What does it mean to have a vibrant relationship with Jesus Christ?  

Fall 2023 – Pneumatology – Truth about the Nature and Work of the Holy Spirit

  • Who is the Holy Spirit?
  • What does the Holy Spirit do?
  • How was the Holy Spirit working in the Old Testament?
  • Have the sign gifts stopped today?
  • Does the Holy Spirit speak to me directly?
  • What does it mean to be indwelt by the Holy Spirit?

Spring 2024 – Anthropology and Hamartiology – Truth about man and his sin

  • What is the image of God, and how does it impact me today?
  • What is the difference between a person’s body, soul and spirit?
  • How can I defend the biblical definition of gender?
  • What is the biblical perspective on race?
  • What is the role of human government in life?
  • What is total depravity, and how does it impact life?
  • What is the “sin leading to death?”

Fall 2024 – Soteriology – Truth about salvation

  • What is the Plan of Redemption?
  • How do I share the gospel clearly?
  • What is the extent of Christ’s atonement?
  • Is the doctrine of election biblical?
  • Can someone lose their salvation?
  • What is God’s purpose for my salvation?

Spring 2025 – Ecclesiology –Truth about the church

  • What is my responsibility to the local church vs. the universal church?
  • What is the purpose for the church?
  • Is church membership biblical?
  • What is a biblical philosophy of ministry?
  • How can I tell if a church is healthy?
  • What is my spiritual gift?
  • How should church leadership function?

Fall 2025 – Eschatology – Truth about prophecy and end times

  • What is the rapture?
  • When will Christ return?
  • What does eternity look like?
  • What is the timetable and order of events in future prophecy?
  • What is the millennial kingdom and where will I be in it?
  • What is the difference between Israel and the church?