Define and Describe Discipleship

Define and Describe “Discipleship” Synthesize the readings from the Dempsey & Earley and Putman et al. textbooks and give 3 characteristics of a follower of Jesus Christ. Create your own definition of a follower of Jesus; use Scripture to support your...

Stages of Discipleship

Stages of Discipleship In your thread, analyze and summarize the 3 stages of discipleship. Give ideas and suggestions for each stage and discuss how you plan to develop and implement those ideas in your church ministry context. Response Discipleship is a process, not...

Letters Found in The New Testament

Letters Found in The New Testament Question What are the general characteristics of letters as they are found in the New Testament? How important for interpretation are the historical and literary contexts for these documents? Why did first century writers employ the...

Acts as Theological History

Acts as Theological History Question Give an explanation of the genre of the book of Acts as theological history.  What are the implications for this particular genre on the interpretation of the book?  How does the reader differentiate between the theology and the...

Characteristics of Words

Characteristics of Words Question List the 5 characteristics of words. Which one was new to you?  Which one do you think is most important? Why? Define “connotative” and “denotative” meanings. What are the steps for performing a word study? How important are word...

Historical-Cultural Background

Historical-Cultural Background Question Define the phrase “historical-cultural background.” What is the significance of this material in interpreting the Bible properly? Describe the process of “contextualization.” How would you explain contextualization to a new...