In this conversation, Michael and Dr. Guthrie talk about:
- The purpose of Hebrews
- The person and nature of Christ
- What it means the Christ “became” greater than the angels
- The author’s use of Old Testament texts
- The Hebrews theology of angels
- The warning and promise passages
- Security in salvation
- The “Hall of Faith”
“Your perseverance in the Christian life will be in direct proportion to the clarity with which you see who Jesus is and what He has accomplished on our behalf. “
Hebrews 1:1-4, Psalm 2, Psalm 110:1, Hebrews 1:5-14, Hebrews 6, Hebrews 9:28, Hebrews 10:26, Jeremiah 31:31-34, Hebews 11-12
About Dr. George Guthrie
Dr. George Guthrie is Professor of New Testament at Regent College and has lectured across North America, as well as in East Asia, the United Kingdom, Germany, South Africa, and Israel. Previously he taught for twenty-eight years at Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, where he served as the Benjamin W. Perry Professor of Bible and Fellow in the Ryan Center for Biblical Studies.
George holds both a PhD and MDiv from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a ThM from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School. A recognized authority on the New Testament book of Hebrews, George’s doctoral research was published as The Structure of Hebrews: A Text-Linguistic Analysis in the series Supplements to Novum Testamentum. He has published commentaries on Hebrews, James, and 2 Corinthians, as well as numerous articles, book chapters, and book reviews. George has also worked as a consultant on the ESV, CSV, NLT, and HCSB translations.
George has a passion for equipping church leaders and laypeople to read and live the Bible more effectively. To that end he has published a number of works designed to help the church better understand and apply Scripture.
George and his wife Pat love being a part of the Regent community and living in British Columbia. They understand their calling to the Regent as oriented to teaching, mentoring, and hospitality, along with a bit of gardening and fly-fishing. They have two grown children, Joshua and Anna, who live in Tennessee.