Schedule

Fall 2017

First and Second Thessalonians and the Coming Kingdom

Instructor: John E. Schimmel
Classes are from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

September 7
Introduction to Course, and "Why are we Here?"
Introduction to Bible Interpretation
September 14
Author and Audience
Genre, Structure and Primary Themes
September 21
Walk Through of First Thessalonians
Interpretation and Application of First Thessalonians
September 28
Walk Through of Second Thessalonians
Interpretation and Application of Second Thessalonians
October 5
Introduction to Biblical Theology
The Problems Surrounding the Coming Kingdom
October 12
The Coming King and Kingdom in Old Testament Narrative
The Coming King and Kingdom in Wisdom Literature
October 19
The King and Kingdom in the Prophets
The King and Kingdom in Gospels and Acts
October 26
The King and Kingdom in General Epistles and Revelation
The King and Kingdom in Paul
November 2
The Doctrine of the Rapture of the Church
The Doctrine of the Second Coming of Christ
November 9
Final Questions and Discussion
Final Exam and Celebration