THE3624 - Holiness and the Life of the Believer

Course Description

An introduction to the doctrine of Christian Holiness from a uniquely Wesleyan-Holiness perspective. Particular attention will be given to the formative nature of the believer's life in Christ.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  1. Grasp biblical holiness as rooted in the character of God and incarnate in the person and work of Jesus.
  2. Recognize the biblical and theological terminology related to holiness.
  3. Identify the lines of biblical teaching on holiness from the various authors and forms of literature.
  4. Understand the doctrine of holiness from a Wesleyan-Holiness perspective and as central to other major doctrines of the Christian faith.
  5. Distinguish between different theological traditions concerning the doctrine of biblical holiness.
  6. Gain a deeper appreciation for effectively and persuasively articulating the doctrine of holiness.
  7. Connect their knowledge of biblical holiness with the personal experience of God's transforming grace.
  8. Explore ways to cultivate the holy life personally and corporately.
  9. Discover how God desires to use Spirit-filled believers in every day living, in service to others, and in witness to the world.

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.