Going Deeper: Read the Bible for Life

Are you overwhelmed trying to read the Bible on your own? Are you a seasoned Bible student but want to go deeper? Are you a teacher who wants to equip others to study the Bible? Dr. George Guthrie, author of Read the Bible for Life, takes you on a 5-segmented video journey that will help you to go deeper into God's Word and your walk with Christ. Each session is designed to inspire new believers to dig into God's Word, while presenting useful tools for seasoned Bible teachers to develop their students.

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Course Sessions

Session 1
The Believer, the Body & the Bible

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Session 2
Reading the Bible in Context

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Session 3
Word Studies

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Session 4
Texting in the 17th Century

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Session 5

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About Dr. George Guthrie

Benjamin W. Perry Professor of Bible
Union University, Jackson, TN

As a student of the New Testament and Koine Greek, he is the author of numerous articles and ten books, including, The Structure of Hebrews: A Textlinguistic Analysis (Supplements to Novum Testamentum, 73. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1994; republished by Baker Books in 1998), Biblical Greek Exegesis (Co-authored with J. Scott Duvall, Zondervan), the NIV Application Commentary: Hebrews, and Illustrated Bible Backgrounds Commentary: Hebrews. He has participated in translation projects, such as the revision of The New Living Translation, and has served as a consultant on the Holman Christian Standard Bible, the New Century Version, and the English Standard Version

Dr. Guthrie has also served for five years as a co-chair of the Biblical Greek Language and Linguistics Section of SBL. He has also served on the Executive Committee of the Institute for Biblical Research and the editorial board for Sheffield's JSNTS monograph series.

At Union University he has led in the establishment of, and serves as Senior Fellow in, the Ryan Center for Biblical Studies, which is committed to promoting sound Bible reading, study, and interpretation at the grassroots level of the church.

Dr. Guthrie holds both the Ph.D. and the M.Div. degrees from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and a Th.M. from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

Doctor of Philosophy
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
New Testament Studies
Dissertation: The Structure of Hebrews: A Text-linguistic Analysis

Master of Theology
Trinity Evangelical Divinity School
New Testament Studies

Master of Divinity
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Bachelor of Arts
Union University

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Focus Conference Reviews

"Generated excitement about studying God's Word." – K. Fambro

"This conference has [given me a] new Biblical perspective." – B. Karlson

"Dr. Guthrie held my attention with his delivery…" – B. Carter

"[My favorite thing about this conference was] the different meanings of the words in the Bible." – S. Saadat

"Excellent history of [Bible] translations." – F. Mackrell

"Great list of resources, very specific and practical steps." – L. Dong