Listen to the message by john piper (1:23:13).

Objective: Articulate the missional basis of the Bible. Instructions The paper this week is about the missional basis of the Bible—from Genesis to Revelation. Once we can understand this missional theme, previous seemingly disconnected stories in Scripture make sense as part of a larger story of God on a mission to fill the earth with… Continue reading Listen to the message by john piper (1:23:13).

For this assignment, you will write a 3-page essay detailing insights useful for our understanding of the topic.

Objective: Explain characteristics of the larger Mediterranean world and their relationship to New Testament writings and the growing church. Acts and Paul’s early letters introduce the reader to various theological, cultural, and ecclesial expressions of the gospel and discipleship. For this assignment, you will write a 3-page essay detailing insights useful for our understanding of… Continue reading For this assignment, you will write a 3-page essay detailing insights useful for our understanding of the topic.

Make a note of any passages that you do not understand, that make you uncomfortable, or any texts with which you do not agree.

Among the many ways to describe Luke‒Acts, it is a story that spans from the birth of Jesus to Paul in Rome. For this week, read the Gospel of Luke in one sitting, the way that the Gospel would have been told in the very beginning. As you read through the Gospel, make notes or… Continue reading Make a note of any passages that you do not understand, that make you uncomfortable, or any texts with which you do not agree.

This can often come into conflict with my sinful desires such as wanting to steal snacks from a friend or just any time i want to do a sin that i know the bible tells me that is wrong.

Instructions: Below is a discussion post from a classmate. Please respond with Hello Seth. The reply should be at least 275 words and should reference biblical texts as well. Seth D Discussion Post As believers in Christ, we are called to change our worldview when we accept Christ as our lord and savior to the… Continue reading This can often come into conflict with my sinful desires such as wanting to steal snacks from a friend or just any time i want to do a sin that i know the bible tells me that is wrong.

What is your life’s purpose (i.e. what are your aspirations and goals)?

Based on what you have read and learned in THL 216, write a personal philosophy that explains the principles you wish to live by. Include the following: What is most important to you? What is your life’s purpose (i.e. what are your aspirations and goals)? What do you want others to think about you (i.e.… Continue reading What is your life’s purpose (i.e. what are your aspirations and goals)?

Full credit cannot be earned without referencing material from the video.

Please read the instruction on how to write a Guest Speaker Reflection Download Guest Speaker Reflection — you are primarily being evaluated on your personal REFLECTION on the material, not in your ability to summarize the material. Your reflection should demonstrate sincere reflection of the guest speaker as well as the in the following video.… Continue reading Full credit cannot be earned without referencing material from the video.

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Overview As you start your course in the discipline of theology, keep in mind that some students may have already formally studied the topic of theology in an academic setting whereas for others this could be their first academic interaction with the topic. However, as has been said, everyone is a theologian because everyone has… Continue reading (200 words)