Arlington Baptist College
Online Course Syllabus
BIB 4301 General Epistles 1
Block A (August 25-October 1, 2008)
J.B. Baldridge, Instructor
Instructor’s Contact Information
817-461-8741 (ext, 121)
Arlington Baptist College endeavors to prepare men and women for Christian life and ministries,
both lay and professional, through studies in Bible, general education, church vocations and
practical service, integrating faith and learning in the context of a Christian world view.
An expository study of the books of Hebrews, James and I Peter is made. Matters of historical
background, authorship, date, purpose, and themes will be carefully considered in each book.
Eternal principles will be discovered and practical applications will be applied from each book.
(Prerequisite: BIB 1302, 1305)
As your instructor in this course I will:
Equip you to discuss important introductory matters concerning these three epistles.
Challenge you to become more familiar with each of the three epistles covered in this
Insist upon the use of correct hermeneutics when doing a Bible exposition for selected
passages of Scripture in each of the three epistles.
Encourage you to develop personal study habits that include regular reading, meditation,
study, prayer and journaling to further develop your spiritual maturity.
Expose some basic principles found in each of the epistles and enlist you to apply those
principles to your personal life and ministry.
Assist you in effectively communicating a more complete knowledge of the content in
each of the three epistles.
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
Display a working knowledge of general introductory matters concerning each of the