Systematic Theology

Systematic Theology Class.

The 2021/2022 class will begin September 9, 2021. Thursdays 7-9 pm. Live & Zoom.  We use the book, Practical Christian Theology by Floyd H. Barackman as a basis for our discussions. A basic class outline is below. Handouts and supplements will be posted as they are produced. The class is broken up into two sections. Survey of Theology I in Fall consisting of 12 meetings.  Survey of Theology 2 in Winter / Spring consisting of 14 meetings.

Contact Pastor Harris to get the Zoom link. The video recording of each class will be posted on our SermonAudio.com page.

Schedule – Survey of Theology I

Text: Practical Christian Theology, 4th Edition by Floyd H. Barackman

1st Meeting: Read: Preface, pp. 9,10. Introduction, pp. 13-18

Appendix P, Baptist Distinctives, pp. 522, 523

Answer Questions # 1-9, 13,14, and 16 on pp. 18,19

2nd Meeting: Read: pages 21-36 Chapter Two – Bibliology

Appendix T: Classes of Books Relating to the Biblical Period, pp. 529-531 and

Appendix Y: The Kinds of English Bibles, pp. 545-546

Answer Questions # 1,2, 11-21, 23, 25, 26, 29, 32-34, 38, 40,41

3rd Meeting: Read: Chapter Three – Theology Proper: Sections: Fact of God, Revelation of God, & Nature of God, pp. 39-65

Answer Questions #1, 2, 5, 7, 13-22, 24, 27, 28, 29, 33, 34, 39-42, 45, 47, 48

4th Meeting: Read: pages 65-84 Chapter Three – Theology Proper, Sections: Names of God, Decree of God, and Works of God

Appendix J: The Order of God’s Decree, pp. 506

Answer Questions #50, 51, 54, 56-64, 66, 68-71

5th Meeting: Read: pages 84-100 Chapter Three – Theology Proper, Section: The Dispensations of God

Answer Questions #71-77

6th Meeting: Read: pages 100-118 Chapter Three – Theology Proper, Section: The Covenants of God and Fellowship with God

Appendix F: Learning and Doing God’s Will, pp. 495-500

Answer Questions # 79-83, 88-91

7th Meeting: Read: pages 129-140 Chapter Four – Paterology – Doctrine of God the Father

Answer Questions #1, 2 4, 7-13, 17-21, 23, 25-29

8th Meeting: Read: pages 143-164 Chapter Five – Christology – Doctrine of God the Son, Sections: The Deity and the Humanity of the Lord Jesus Christ (through The Crucifixion of Jesus).

Answer: Questions #2-5,7-9, 11, 13, 15, 19-23, 26-30, 32-36

9th Meeting: Read: pages 164-187 Chapter Five – Christology – Doctrine of God the Son, Sections: Finish The Humanity of the Lord Jesus Christ, The Messianic Work, The Names and Our Interaction with the Lord Jesus Christ.

Answer: Questions #37, 40-42, 44-46, 49, 52-54, 59, 62, 63, 64-69

10th Meeting Read: pages 195-212 Chapter Six – Penumatology – Doctrine of God the Holy Spirit, Sections: The Nature of the Holy Spirit, Relation to the Trinity, Names of, Symbols and theophanies, and Work of Holy Spirit.

Appendix D The Ones Who are In Christ, pp. 492-493

Answer: Questions #1,2,4, 7-10,14, 16, 18-20, 27, 29, 31, 33-41

11th Meeting: Read: pages 212-225 Chapter Six – Penumatology – Doctrine of God the Holy Spirit, Sections: His relation to spiritual gifts, His ministry in Acts, Our interaction with the Holy Spirit.

Appendix: A The Nature of Speaking in Tongues, pp. 485-488

Appendix: S Physical Healing, pp. 526-528

Answer: Questions #42-45, 49-53, 55-57

12th Meeting – Make up date. Reserved for Cancelled class if needed or Open Forum Discussion

 

Schedule – Survey of Theology II

Text: Practical Christian Theology, 4th Edition by Floyd H. Barackman

1st Meeting Read: pages 195-212 Chapter Six – Penumatology – Doctrine of God the Holy Spirit, Sections: The Nature of the Holy Spirit, Relation to the Trinity, Names of, Symbols and theophanies, and Work of Holy Spirit.

Appendix D The Ones Who are In Christ, pp. 492-493

Answer: Questions #1,2,4, 7-10,14, 16, 18-20, 27, 29, 31, 33-41

2nd Meeting: Read: pages 212-225 Chapter Six – Penumatology – Doctrine of God the Holy Spirit, Sections: His relation to spiritual gifts, His ministry in Acts, Our interaction with the Holy Spirit.

Appendix: A The Nature of Speaking in Tongues, pp. 485-488

Appendix: S Physical Healing, pp. 526-528

Answer: Questions #42-45, 49-53, 55-57

3rd Meeting: Read: pages 231-247 Chapter Seven – Angelology – Doctrine of Angels.

Answer: Questions #1-3, 7, 9-12, 15, 16, 18-20, 22, 24-29, 32, 33, 35, 36, 39, 41, 43, 48

4th Meeting: Read: pages 253-268 Chapter Eight – Anthropology – Doctrine of Man, Sections: The origin of mankind and The nature of mankind.

Answer: Questions #1-6, 8, 11, 13-18, 20-22, 26-28, 30, 31, 33, 34, 37, 40, 42, 46-50

Appendix B The Conscience, pp. 488-490

Appendix V The Human Body-Grid, pp. 533-536

5th Meeting: Read: pages 268-280 Chapter Eight – Anthropology – Doctrine of Man, Sections: The work of mankind, The reproduction of mankind, The death of mankind, The resurrection of mankind.

Answer: Questions #51, 52, 54, 55, 57-59, 61, 64, 66, 67, 70, 71, 73

Appendix C The Relation Between Personhood and Soul, pp. 491,492

Appendix U Our Inward Desires, pp. 531-532

6th Meeting: Read: pages 289-305 Chapter Nine – Hamartiology – Doctrine of Sin, Sections: The nature of sin, The character of sin, The origin of sin, The results of man’s sin, The kinds of sin

Answer: Questions #1-15, 17, 18, 21-27

Addendum Human Physical Mortality, pp. 538

5th Meeting Read: pages 306-322 Chapter Nine – Hamartiology – Doctrine of Sin, Sections: The Divine Reaction to Sin, The divine forgiveness of sins, The gospel believer and sin, The law and sin, A summary.

Answer: #28-31,33, 35,36, 38-48

6th Meeting: Read: pages 329-347 Chapter Ten – Soteriology – Doctrine of Salvation, Sections:

Answer: Questions #1, 3, 4, 6,7, 10-12, 14, 16-27, 29-34, 36-40

Appendix D, The Ones Who are In Christ, pp. 492-493

8th Meeting: Read: pages 347-367 Chapter Ten – Soteriology – Doctrine of Salvation, Sections:

Answer: Questions #41-44, 47-50, 52, 54-58

Appendix E, Righteousness and Holiness, pp. 494

10th Meeting: Read: pages 373-393 Chapter Eleven – Zoeology – Doctrine of the Christian Life, Sections:

Answer: Questions #2-23, 25-36

Appendix N, Giving, pp. 514-519

11th Meeting: Read: pages 393-408 Chapter Eleven – Zoeology – Doctrine of the Christian Life, Sections:

Answer: Questions #37-50, 52-60

Appendix W, The Saved Person’s Forgiveness of Others, pp. 537-542

Appendix Z, Our Loving God and Others, pp. 546-549

12th Meeting Read: pages 413-434 Chapter Twelve – Ecclesiology – Doctrine of the Church

Answer: Questions #1, 2, 7, 8, 11-13, 17-29, 32-34, 36-48, 51

Appendix Q, A Contrast Between the Church and Israel, pp. 524-525

Appendix R, The Kingdom of God, pp. 525-526

13th Meeting Read: pages 439-458 Chapter Thirteen – Eschatology – Doctrine of Last Things, Sections:

Answer: Questions # 2-4, 6, 8, 12-17, 19, 20, 22-30

Appendix G, An Analysis of Daniel 9:24-27, pp. 500-502

Appendix L, An Outline of the Prophetic Chapters of Daniel, pp. 509-511

Appendix M, An Outline of the Book of Revelation, pp. 511-513

14th Meeting Read: pages 458-478 Chapter Thirteen – Eschatology – Doctrine of Last Things, Sections:

Answer: Questions # 33-35, 37-41, 43-48, 50-52, 54-60, 62, 64-67

Appendix H, An Analysis of Ezekiel 38 & 39, pp. 502-504

Appendix I, Babylon, pp. 504-506

Appendix K, Israel’s Future As Described in Biblical Prophecy, pp. 508-509

Additional Meeting dates reserved for cancelled classes.