Dr. James Johnson will be teaching The Importance of Names in the Bible, a Biblical Apologetics Perspective at the Institute for Creation Research in Dallas, TX.
Date: Jul 23, 2013
DATES: July 23 and 30, 2013 (2 Tuesdays)
TIME: 6:00–9:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Institute for Creation Research, 1806 Royal Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229 (Classroom A)
CREDIT: 1.0 ACSI-approved CEU (either as Bible or Professional/Educational credit)
INSTRUCTOR: Dr. James J. S. Johnson (ICR-SOBA, ACSI-credentialed CEU provider 2153)
This course introduces and illustrates the importance of names, with special attention to: 1) the many names of God provided in Scripture that reveal various aspects of His glorious character and His wonderful works in creation history; and 2) many names of humans whose lives are reported in the Old and New Testaments (e.g., Adam, Eve, Methuselah, Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Israel, Edom, Daniel, Paul, Peter, Jude), providing providential insights into the lives and lessons of many biblical characters whose lives uniquely contributed to God’s purposes for the Genesis Mandate and the Great Commission. Insights and illustrations will mostly come from the Holy Bible, with special attention to biblical Hebrew and biblical Greek name studies. Using apologetics-relevant examples from Scripture and history, Dr. Johnson will analyze biblical names to show how divine and human names glorify God. (As a bonus, the biblical names of a few animals will also be considered.)
Scriptural insights will be observed in biblical texts, especially texts from Genesis (e.g., Genesis 1:1; 2:19-20, 22-23; 3:20), Exodus (e.g., Exodus 3:14), Deuteronomy (e.g., Deuteronomy 6:4), Psalms (e.g., Psalms 2, 23, 110); Daniel, Matthew, Acts, 1 Timothy, and/or Revelation. Additional resources to be used include relevant information in ICR apologetics articles, Young’s Analytical Concordance, and/or Bible maps.
COST: $30.00 (6 hours of instruction, for 1.0 CEU). Please bring payment at time of first class.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 214.615.8322.
For more information about ICR's School of Biblical Apologetics, visit www.icr.edu/soba.
For more information about the Association of Christian Schools International, visit www.acsi.org.
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