TH203 – Soteriology

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COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course is a study of the nature of salvation. It will focus on the process and responsibilities of salvation from the standpoint of God and from the standpoint of man. We will look both to Scripture and the church history for answers. Focus will be made on the doctrine of justification. We will also examine the different views of the atonement, faith and repentance, eternal security, and the destiny of the unevangelized.

PROFESSOR’S CONTACT INFORMATION

 

Shannon Eaton

Shannon Eaton

Pastor Eaton served as pastor of Pitkin Avenue Baptist Church in Fowler, Colorado and he is now Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Worth, Texas. Bro. Eaton earned his Associate in Bible from Independent Baptist College his Bachelor's, Masters and Doctorate of Theology from Texas Theological University & Seminary.

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Course Outline

 

Course Grading
Lesson / Assignment / Quiz / ExamGrade PointsGrade Percentage
Soteriology Lesson 1 5 points5%
Soteriology Lesson 2 5 points5%
Soteriology Lesson 3 5 points5%
Soteriology Lesson 4 5 points5%
Soteriology Lesson 5 5 points5%
Soteriology Lesson 6 5 points5%
Soteriology Assignment 1 20 points20%
Soteriology Lesson 7 5 points5%
Soteriology Lesson 8 5 points5%
Soteriology Lesson 9 5 points5%
Soteriology Lesson 10 5 points5%
Soteriology Final Exam 30 points30%
Total100 points100%

COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • The student will come to a broader understanding of salvation by learning that the process of redemption involves everything from predestination to glorification.
  • The student will gain knowledge of the different views of predestination.
  • The student will gain understanding of the various theories of the atonement held throughout the history of the Church, focusing especially of the vicarious substitutionary view.
  • The student will learn that salvation is a definite act andan ongoing process called sanctification.
  • The student will gain a greater appreciation of how the “Good News” of the Gospel is truly good news.

REQUIRED MATERIALS & COURSE TEXTBOOKS

Bible (King James Version

Sargent, Robert. Landmarks of Baptist Doctrine. Oak Harbor, Washington. www.baptistpublications.org/p/I-BDS.html

Locke, Jerry D. The Gospel Truth. LWBC Publication. jdlocke@lakeworthbaptist.org

REQUIREMENTS

Students taking this course will go through each lesson in order reading the lesson material and then will take the quiz. You can look at all lessons but must take the quizzes in order.

For the Final Exam the student will be required to obtain and read completely the book “The Gospel Truth” by Jerry Locke and answer the 2 questions in 500 to 1000 word reports. Each report will be done according to APA guidelines. (See TTU paper requirements at the end of this syllabus) and will include at the minimum 3 references and no more than 6.) Each reports will be concise but thorough on the subject required.

ONLINE ATTENDANCE

Students taking this course online are responsible for insuring that all deadlines and due dates are met according to the syllabus.  At a minimum, all coursework will be required at the end of the semester.  Make sure that you stay on track and not wait until the end of the semester to try and complete your work.  If you need an extension on any work contact the professor.

CLASS ROOM ATTENDANCE

The student is expected to attend all calss meetings. Any student who misses more that four class periods will receive an automatic “F” for the course. If an absence is necessary, please inform the professor as far ahead of time as possible. In the event of a valid excuse for excess absences, additional work may be assigned in order not to receive a zero for the classes missed. Three (3) tardies of less that 20 minutes will be considered the equivalent of one (1) class hour (each class is up to three hours). Tardiness will affect your attendance/class participation grade, so make every effor to arrive on time. Leaving class early inurs the same penalties.

NOTE: The student is responsible for all material presented in all classes.  It will be your responsibility to take the initiative for acquiring any information/material for classes missed.

ASSIGNMENTS / GRADING

10 Quizzes = 50%

1 Assignment = 20%

Final Exam = 30%

GRADING

90-100 A

80-89 B

70-79 C

60-69 D

0-59 F

RESEARCH PAPERS/ASSIGNMENT PAPERWORK

Research papers must be submitted according to APA guidelines.  We have attached a copy of TTU’s Paper Requirements Guidelines for your use. See below syllabus.

TTU-Paper-Format-Requirements

Lessons

Soteriology Lesson 1

Complexity: Standard

Please click on the Soteriology Lesson 1 link above and on the next page open the PDF file Soteriology-L1-Introduction to start.

Soteriology Lesson 2

Complexity: Standard

Please click on the Soteriology Lesson 2 link above and on the next page open the PDF file Soteriology-L2-Law and Grace to start.

Soteriology Lesson 3

Complexity: Standard

Please click on the Soteriology Lesson 3 link above and on the next page open the PDF file Soteriology-L3-Repentance and Faith.

Soteriology Lesson 4

Complexity: Standard

Please click on the Soteriology Lesson 4 link above and on the next page open the PDF file Soteriology-L4-Regeneration

Soteriology Lesson 5

Complexity: Standard

Please click on the Soteriology Lesson 5 link above and on the next page open the PDF file Soteriology-L5-Justification.

Soteriology Lesson 6

Complexity: Standard

Please click on the Soteriology Lesson 6 link above and on the next page open the PDF file Soteriology-L6-Adoption.

Soteriology Assignment 1

Complexity: Standard

The student is to answer the questions clearly and concisely, using complete sentences and providing supporting scripture references and outside references where appropriate.

Soteriology Lesson 7

Complexity: Standard

Please click on the Soteriology Lesson 7 link above and on the next page open the PDF file Soteriology-L7-Election and Predestination.

Soteriology Lesson 8

Complexity: Standard

Please click on the Soteriology Lesson 8 link above and on the next page open the PDF file Soteriology-L8-Sanctification.

Soteriology Lesson 9

Complexity: Standard

Please click on the Soteriology Lesson 9 link above and on the next page open the PDF file Soteriology-L9-Eternal Security.

Soteriology Lesson 10

Complexity: Standard

Please click on the Soteriology Lesson 10 link above and on the next page open the PDF file Soteriology-L10-Prayer and Fasting.