BIB 456 - Romans
BIB 456 - Romans (3 credits)
I am not ashamed of the gospel because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes (Romans 1:16).
God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us (Romans 5:8).
Overview: This class offers an in-depth study of the book of Romans, exploring Paul's meaning in the original context and the relevance of Romans for today.
- Understand Paul's main ideas and detailed explanations in Romans.
- Interpret Romans in the context of its author, recipients, and cultural setting.
- Integrate major themes of Romans with other strands of Scripture.
- Defend key Christian doctrines rooted in Romans.
- Evaluate various theological perspectives in light of Romans.
- Apply Romans to faith, life, and witness in contemporary settings.
Resources: This course includes materials from Kenneth Berding, Tim Keller, Steven Lawson, Douglas Moo, Sam O'Neal, John Piper, Thomas Schreiner, and Sam Storms.
Recommended Commentary: John R. W. Stott, The Message of Romans (not required, but very helpful for anyone who plans to preach or teach from Romans)
- Read the portion of Romans assigned for each unit.
- Watch videos and read articles for each unit.
- Take the online quiz for each unit. You will have 75 minutes to answer 20 multiple-choice questions for each quiz. While taking the quiz, you may use your notes and refer to class materials.
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Your average for the course must be at least 60%. Otherwise, you will fail the class and will receive no credit.
Deadline: You have 180 days to finish the course. Complete all assignments before the final deadline, or you will be automatically unenrolled, and all coursework will be removed. You will have to start over and take the class again to receive credit.
Day 1 - 10
Unit 1: Gospel Power
Day 11 - 20
Unit 2: God's Reality and Wrath Revealed
Day 21 - 30
Unit 3: Religion Without Relationship
Day 31 - 40
Unit 4: Righteous Through Faith in Christ
Day 41 - 50
Unit 5: Dead to Sin, Alive to God
Day 51 - 60
Unit 6: Life in the Spirit
Day 61 - 70
Unit 7: More Than Conquerors
Day 71 - 80
Unit 8: Israel's Unbelief
Day 81 - 90
Unit 9: Israel's Salvation
Day 91 - 100
Unit 10: One Body in Christ
Day 101 - 110
Unit 11: Christlike Love
Day 111 - 120
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Unit 12: Building Each Other Up
Day 121 - 150
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Day 151 - 180
The course has ended. Please make sure all quizzes have been completed. If your work is incomplete, it is considered a drop, and you will have to take the class again in order to receive credit.
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