I am inviting you to check the guide of Galatians with me and, extra impressively, with New Testomony scholar Tom Schreiner. Whereas I shall be facilitating the course, Dr. Schreiner shall be educating it and fascinating with these of us who research it. In case you aren’t conversant in the identify, Dr. Schreiner is a well known New Testomony scholar who teaches on the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (the place, because it occurs, my son has simply accomplished his New Testomony class).
Why research Galatians? I can assume of some causes. Galatians is evident on the dear doctrine of justification by religion alonethe doctrine Protestants have lengthy understood to mark the excellence between a standing and falling church; it addresses the common human tendency to veer from religion to regulation; it helps us perceive how the Outdated Testomony pertains to the New; it describes the great work of the Holy Spirit within the lives of Gods individuals; it teaches tips on how to reside in Christian neighborhood as individuals who have been known as by God, saved by Christ, and indwelled by the Holy Spirit; and way more. On a private notice, I discover Galatians one of many tougher of Pauls epistles and am positive I’ll profit from learning it with a trusted information.
How It Will Work
To review Galatians we’ll observe Dr. Schreiners video sequence by way of Zondervans MasterLectures platform. A lot of you’ve got already signed up for MasterLectures, so have already got entry. However should you havent, Id encourage you to take action. You may get the primary two weeks of entry at no cost. Ive labored with the MasterLectures workforce to supply entry for a decreased price of $9.99/month with the code TIMCHALLIES. (You’ll be able to cancel anytime.) If youd prefer to get a style of what the research shall be like, check out the primary session.
Heres how the research will work:
- As quickly as you enroll, you’ll achieve entry to your complete sequence of movies. We are going to watch the primary batch of movies starting on Might 11.
- Over the course of 5 weeks, we’ll watch 5-6 movies per week. You’ll do that by yourself as you’ve got time. When you choose to hear, the MasterLectures app additionally lets you obtain and stream as audio lectures.
- We are going to use a non-public Fb Group to check and talk about the guide collectively. You’ll be able to request to hitch the group right here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/studygalatians.
- At the start of every week I’ll submit the movies to observe that week. Unwell additionally pose questions that can information our research.
- Unwell shut every week by internet hosting a brief dialog with Tom Schreiner in regards to the classes from that week; I will even ask him a few of your questions in addition to different questions which have surfaced from the group dialogue.
To affix the research, youll must do two issues:
- First, join the Galatians video course by way of your MasterLectures account (and you should definitely use the code TIMCHALLIES to get the discounted price).
- Second, request entry to hitch the non-public Fb group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/studygalatians. (If you’re not a Fb person, you’ll be able to nonetheless take the course, in fact, however you wont have the ability to be part of the interactive a part of it.)