Posts from November 2021

Posts from November 2021

Expository Preaching

The faithful and passionate preaching and teaching of Scripture is at the heart of everything the EBC student is trained for. In this 18 week course, two hours per week, EBC’s Principal, Pastor John Brand, will guide you through the process of preparing and preaching or teaching a message based on a passage of Scripture. Even with more than 40 years’ experience of preaching and many years of training preachers, he can’t make anyone a preacher, but we can help…

John’s Gospel

The fourth gospel is the subject of a series of nine one-hour classes, starting in mid-January, we will study the fourth gospel. Dealing briefly with introductory issues of authorship, date, recipients and purpose, and identifying the structure and themes of John’s Gospel, the majority of the course is spent in detailed expositions of selected passages from John’s Gospel with an emphasis on developing exegetical skills and the ability to move from text to biblical talk or sermon. Lecturer: Rev Dr Thorsten…

The Bible As It Happened

If you are looking for a Bible Reading plan for 2022 – or perhaps a gift for a friend – our Principal, Pastor John Brand, has compiled a chronological reading plan that will take you through the whole Bible ‘as it happens’ in a year, with some helpful comments along the way. The cost is just £6 (plus postage), and if you email us we’ll get a copy in the post to you.

New Testament Overview

Becoming familiar with the whole Bible appears a rather daunting task, but this course is designed to help you make all the relevant connections and discover the big, redemptive, storyline.   In this part of the course we work our way, book-by-book, through the New Testament identifying the key verse, structure and theme of each book and identifying its place in the big story-line of the Bible.  A great way to really get to know your Bible – all of it! (Spring…

The Corinthian Correspondence

Our Principal, Pastor John Brand, will bring these letters to life in this 9 week course, as he guides an interactive study. Dates: (Wednesdays from 2.00 – 4.00pm) January 19th January 26th February 2nd February 9th February 23rd March 2nd March 9th March 16th March 23rd Cost and Registration: The cost for the course is £90 and registration and pre-payment are necessary. You can register here. If you have any questions or would like more information, please email us at info@edinburghbiblecollege.co.uk

Church History

The purpose of church history was expressed like this by a master in the field, Johann August Wilhelm Neander (1789-1850): “To exhibit the history of the church of Christ as a living witness to the divine power of Christianity; as a school of Christian experience; a voice sounding through the ages, of instruction, of doctrine, and of rebuke, for all who are disposed to listen.” It is, surely, one of the most important and interesting subjects that we study. Led…

Hermeneutics (Bible Interpretation)

Over 18 Tuesday evenings between Mid-January and the end of June, our Principal, Pastor John Brand, will introduce you to the ‘Golden Rules’ of interpreting the Bible and give you the ‘tools’ necessary to rightly handle the word of truth, as in 2 Timothy 2:15 Dates: (Spring Term – Tuesday evening from 7.00 – 9.00pm) January 18th January 25th February 1st February 8th February 22nd March 1st March 8th March 15th March 22nd Cost and Registration: The cost for the…

Christian Ethics

Christian Ethics is a study that answers the question, “What does the whole Bible teach us about which acts, attitudes and personal character traits receive God’s approval, and which do not?”  (Wayne Grudem). The purpose of this module, taught over nine two-hour sessions, is to establish the solidly biblical foundations for such a study and to examine a number of contemporary moral a`nd ethical situations on the basis of that biblical foundation. The course will be taught over zoom so,…

New Evening Class: Guard The Gospel

Time is fast running out to register for our new zoom evening class which starts tomorrow, Tuesday 9th, at 7pm. Our Principal, Pastor John Brand, will be opening up 2 Timothy over 5 Tuesday evenings, and the cost is just £45 for this short course. 2 Timothy is Paul’s last recorded letter, written to his son in the faith just weeks before his own death, and is one of the most straight forward and urgent of the New Testament letters…