Great Biblical Doctrines
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The character of God's activities; antinomy explained; the importance of understanding the harmony of the Biblical doctrines; God's unchanging plan; the decrees of God are unconditional and sovereign; problems in understanding this doctrine; God is not unjust.
The term 'angel' defined; do angels have bodies? the archangels Michael and Gabriel; two groups of angels; the work of the angels as messengers; in salvation and deliverance; as revealers of God's purpose; examples of the intervention of angels. NOTE: Sadly there is no recording of the subsequent lecture titled 'The Devil and the Fallen Angels'.
Man before the Fall; some modern ideas about the Fall explained; objections to the Biblical account of the Fall; the results of the Fall; some effects delayed.
The Biblical definitions of sin; the absolute character of sin; the effect on posterity; 'seminal identity' and 'federal representative' theories discussed; original guilt proved from Scripture.
Man is guilty of original pollution; no change to the substance of the soul; how does sin manifest itself? total depravity explained in detail; Scriptural evidence; total inability.
Redemption is entirely of God; grace: undeserved favour; the plan of redemption a definite and perfect plan; salvation not only involves man.
Covenants explained; the 'covenant of works' with Adam; second covenant; 'covenant of grace' in Genesis 3:15; the covenant with Noah; the covenant with Abraham; the Sinaitic covenant; the covenant in the old and new dispensation.
The centre of Biblical doctrine; His genealogy; Christ in prophecy; the Incarnation introduced.
Detailed definition of the doctrine of the Incarnation; the doctrine of the Virgin Birth explained; man entirely excluded from the Incarnation; the Lord's human nature from Mary.
His divinity and deity proved from Scripture; the divine names in Scripture; the divine attributes; divine offices; His own claims to deity; the Scriptural teaching on His humanity.