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Christian Beliefs

Understand what you believe! In this ground-breaking DVD series Professor Wayne Grudem teaches the 20 main doctrines of the Christian faith with biblical depth, spiritual passion and a freshness that makes this series unique in the Christian world.

The aim of the course is to provide a good understanding of all the main doctrines of the Bible in an accessible and enjoyable format, securing and grounding Christians in the faith. Each session lasts approximately 40 minutes with optional Discussion Break and Question & Answer sections.

These talks by Dr. Grudem are based on his book Christian Beliefs: Twenty Basics Every Christian Should Know.

Course Contents:

  1. What is the Bible?
    The authority, necessity, clarity and sufficiency of Scripture
  2. What is God like?
    The attributes of God. God’s holiness, love, justice, omniscience, and much more
  3. What is the Trinity?
    Exploring the beauty, complexity and roles within the Godhead
  4. What is creation?
    The origin and purpose of creation, and the implications for us today
  5. What is prayer?
    Understanding our relationship with the Lord and how it works out in prayer
  6. What are angels and demons?
    How the activities of both angels and demons affect us today
  7. What is man?
    Understanding the implications of being made in God’s image
  8. What is sin?
    The origin and effects of sin
  9. Who is Christ?
    The humanity and deity of Christ and its implications for salvation and worship
  10. What is atonement?
    The cause, necessity, nature and results of Christ’s atonement
  11. What is the resurrection?
    Understanding the effects of the resurrection for us today
  12. What is election (or predestination)?
    What election does and does not mean, and its implications for faith and worship
  13. What does it mean to become a Christian?
    The process of calling, regeneration and conversion
  14. What are justification and adoption?
    The central role of justification by faith and its result in adoption
  15. What are sanctification and perseverance?
    Christian growth and God’s preservation of the saints
  16. What is death?
    The death and resurrection of Christians and non-Christians
  17. What is the church?
    The power, purposes, purity, unity and consistency of the church
  18. What will happen when Christ returns?
    The timing, signs, tribulation, and millennial views of Christ’s return and reign
  19. What is the final judgement?
    The purpose and events of the final judgement and the scriptural teaching about hell
  20. What is heaven?
    The renewed heavens and earth, what we will do, and how it will glorify God

About the Author

Wayne Grudem is Research Professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary, Phoenix, Arizona. He is a graduate of Harvard University, Westminster Seminary, and the University of Cambridge, England. He is the author of the best-selling book Systematic Theology and numerous other books.