Gap Bible Series — Spring 2020

The Gap Center for Biblical Studies exists to glorify Almighty God as He has revealed Himself in the written Scriptures of the Old and New Testaments by the spread of the Gospel through educational lectures, seminars, classes, and training courses.

The Bible's Teaching on Prayer

 with Jonathan Master

Friday, April 17, 2020

7:00 p.m. What is Prayer?
8:00 p.m. Prayer in the Old Testament
9:00 p.m. Question and Answer Session

Saturday, April 18, 2020

9:30 a.m. How Jesus Teaches Us to Pray
10:30 a.m. The Apostolic Pattern of Prayer
11:30 a.m. Question and Answer Session

Jonathan Master teaches theology, church history, and New Testament at Cairn University. He also oversees Cairn’s honors program, part of Cairn’s Center for University Studies. Dr. Master also serves as executive editor of the online magazine Place for Truth, as well as host of the podcast Theology on the Go (both sponsored by the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals). He has authored the book A Question of Consensus (Fortress Press) and a number of articles, in addition to editing The God We Worship (P&R). Prior to teaching, he served in pastoral ministry for ten years.

The Anabaptist Emigration to Pennsylvania in the 18th Century

 with Thomas Martin

Friday, May 8, 2020

7:00 p.m. Swiss Origins of Pennsylvania Dutch
8:00 p.m. Menno's Christology and Its Significance
9:00 p.m. Question and Answer Session

Saturday, May 9, 2020

9:30 a.m. God's Providential Care of the Anabaptist Refugees
10:30 a.m. Lessons to Be Learned from the Plain Community
11:30 a.m. Question and Answer Session

Thomas Martin has been a practicing lawyer for 40 years, serving 17 years as a magisterial district judge in Chester County after an active legal practice. Tom has been married to Bonnie for 49 years, and they have two children and six grandchildren. He enjoys collecting rare books, serving as an elder for his church, and maintaining one of the oldest family farms in Pennsylvania, where his family has lived since 1727.     

The Office of the Prophets in the Old and New Testaments

 with G.K. Beale

Friday, June 12, 2020

7:00 p.m. The Prophetic Call of Isaiah
8:00 p.m. The Prophetic Call of Paul
9:00 p.m. Question and Answer Session

Saturday, June 13, 2020

9:30 a.m. The Prophetic Call of the Church
10:30 a.m. The Prophetic Key to the Use of Symbolism in the Book of Revelation
11:30 a.m. Question and Answer Session

Gregory Beale holds the J. Gresham Machen Chair of New Testament and is research professor of New Testament and biblical interpretation at Westminster Theological Seminary. He is the author of numerous books, including A New Testament Biblical Theology: The Unfolding of the Old Testament in the New. Greg and his wife currently reside in Philadelphia. They have three grown children. 


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