New Testament Survey: Acts-Revelation

New Testament Survey: Acts-Revelation

Gain a detailed overview of Acts through Revelation.

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About this Class

A study of the Acts to Revelation in the framework of the history of the early church. We are missing a few lectures that we hope to record the next time Dr. Schreiner teaches the class. These include lecture numbers 2 and 11, the lecture covering Acts chapters 16-22 and 1 Thessalonians, and the lecture covering Revelation chapter 6.

You may download Dr. Schreiner's complete course outline By clicking on the Resource link and then the Class Outline link. An outline for each lecture displays when you click on the Outline tab on each lecture page.

Dr. Schreiner has developed a system for exegesis. The "Flow and Tracing" handout gives you some information about how he does it. Some lectures include audio of Dr. Schreiner applying this method to specific passages. Dr. Schreiner recommends that you read the chapter in his book, "Interpreting the Pauline Epistles" along with this handout before you try this process.

Lectures

Lecture 21

The main points in the book of Hebrews beginning with chapter 6. Jesus was a priest in the order of Melchizedek because he was superior to the Levites. Christ’s sacrifice is better than the animal sacrifices because it is once for all. The sacrifices are good because they are a shadow and an image of what is coming, but the sacrifices are temporary and imperfect. (43:55)

Lecture 22

The author of Hebrews concludes by exhorting people to put into practice the theological truths he has just explained.

Lecture 23

Defining questions about the content and origin of the epistle of James. (43:01)

Lecture 24

Summary of the teaching of James on justification and wisdom. (41:58)

Lecture 25

Peter’s call to look forward to our future inheritance and live as God’s people. (42:35)

Lecture 26

Flow assignment 1 Peter 2:18-25

Peter calls followers of Jesus to persevere by responding to suffering in a godly way. (44:48)

Lecture 27

Concluding verses in 1 Peter and the epistle of 1 John. The purpose of John’s epistles is to give people assurance of their faith.

Lecture 28

God has given us everything we need for life and godliness.

Lecture 29

The purpose of Revelation is to encourage suffering saints. (44:47)

Lecture 30

This lecture was cut short because of technical difficulties during the recording. The audio covers point III. Visions of God, points A and B, beginning with Revelation chapter 4. The next lecture begins at point IV. The Seven Seals, point D.

Lecture 31

Main ideas in Revelation chapters 6-13.

Lecture 32

Summary of the last days of judgment and then the creation of the new heavens and new earth. The time for this lecture was shortened to give students time to complete an in-class evaluation. (30:15)

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