Phase 4:  EXPOSITORY PREACHING, EXPOSURE TO THE ISSUES OF THE DAY & ESCHATOLOGY (36 credits)

The Objectives of Year 4 – to be equipped to be a faithful expositor of the Biblical text, to be well-versed in the theological issues of the day, and to be able to effectively teach these truths to others. 

Important theological issues of our day will be examined under the searchlight of the Scriptures, such as:

  • Arminianism
  • Calvinism
  • Free Grace
  • Lordship Salvation
  • The Crossless Gospel
  • Spiritual Warfare
  • Outer Darkness
  • One-Naturism
  • Progressive Dispensationalism
  • Pre-Wrath Rapture
  • Christian Psychology
  • And other topics

(5 Credits)
Prereq: 4101 - Expository Preaching

This class will give the student a basic understanding of what has transpired in the Church historically over the last almost 2000 years, especially designed to learn valuable lessons from the past.  (Independent Study)

(3 Credits)
Prereq: 4101 - Expository Preaching

An exciting study of God’s plan of the future from Revelation.

(4 Credits)
Prereq: 4101 - Expository Preaching

An exciting study of God’s plan of the future from Revelation.

(4 Credits)
Prereq: 4601 - Book Of Revelation 2

An overview of the Middle East in order to familiarize students with important geographical information that make texts of Scripture come alive. (Independent Study)

(3 Credits)
Prereq: 4101 - Expository Preaching

The student ends GIBS where they began – in the book of Romans. Students will learn about God’s past election of Israel (9), their present rejection of the Messiah (10), and their future national deliverance (11). In addition, believers will be exhorted in their daily walk, use of spiritual gifts, relationships with the saved and unsaved, their responsibilities toward civil government, the use and misuse of Christian liberty, etc.

(3 Credits)
Prereq: 4101 - Expository Preaching

This is a 10 lesson, verse-by-verse study of the book of 2 Timothy. It was taught at our 2018 Fall Bible Conference by 10 different teachers.