Timothy and Titus (NEW14)

NEW14-OEP-2022-poster-300This module explores the letters written to Timothy and Titus, young men whose lives were devoted to the work of mission, and suggests plenty of important lessons for those working with congregations today.

This is one of our New Testament Modules forming part of our Applied Biblical Studies course. Students working towards a British Bible School award will receive 5 Module Credits upon completion of all given assignments.

The Module will be offered as part of our Online Extension Programme for 12 weeks commencing 17th May 2022. To register for this Module, please complete this Module Registration Form.

Module details

  • Classes will be held each Tuesday evening on the Zoom video conferencing platform
  • Classes will run from 7.30 to 9.30pm with a short break for half time
  • The cost of the Module is £30 (waived for Friends of the British Bible School)
  • The class size will be limited to twelve students

Module content

  • The concerns that led Paul to write to Timothy and Titus will be identified and explained within the context of the documents themselves and the wider context of the New Testament Scriptures.
  • The desired qualities and God-given expectations of those serving in leadership roles among the people of God will be explored, along with reasons for their importance.
  • Matters of living and serving and of how one ought to behave in the household of God will be examined as central themes in these letters.
  • The importance of sound doctrine and of service in the word of God will be considered in the context of the mission of God as revealed in these letters.
  • The practice of justice and mercy within the community of believers will be explored, particularly in the area of exercising care for the most vulnerable.

Module outline

Unit 1 – 1st Timothy
Unit 2 – 2nd Timothy
Unit 3 – Titus

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module the student will:

  • understand the place of these three letters within the writings of Paul
  • be familiar with the themes and structure of each letter
  • have deeper insight into the outworking of the gospel in the life of the local assembly and of individual believers
  • understand the qualities of spiritual leaders and their role within a local congregation
  • be able to discern the difference between true and false teaching and to respond appropriately.

For more details, please see the Module syllabus available here.