The Church from 1550 to Modern Times (CH302i/502i)
Wednesday Evening Talks till 17 May
Go Tell The World - Inspiring Kids with the Book of Acts
Understanding and Preaching Revelation
Apocalypse Now - Preaching the Book of Revelation
October 2017 Postgraduate Unit
While Leviticus is the first book of the Bible Jewish children are introduced to, it is generally the last book that Christians read. That is unfortunate, for Leviticus sits at the structural and theological heart of the Pentateuch and contains the most systematic treatments in Scripture of crucial themes such as atonement, sacrifice, Sabbath rest, and living in the presence of God. Not surprisingly, therefore, understanding Leviticus proves essential for reading not only the Old Testament, but the New Testament too. Indeed, Jesus and the New Testament writers assumed hearers and readers were familiar with this book.
Accordingly, this unit will explore this oft-neglected book through detailed exegesis of selected passages and by considering its theological contribution. It will also suggest how Leviticus may be taught engagingly in the local church, with an eye to aiding pastors and Christian workers as they understand and teach the whole counsel of God.
This unit includes one week of intensive study at SMBC, with pre-reading and assignments completed at home.
For more information, go to Postgraduate Study