Uncover God's plan to save

In this introduction to the biblical prophets, Andy Abernethy reveals the Book of Isaiah’s breadth and relevance for us today. Learn to understand different types of Bible literature, read prophecy in its historical context, see how Isaiah fits into the big story of God’s saving plan, and use the whole Book of Isaiah in ministry contexts.

Assistant Professor of Old Testament, Wheaton College, US

Dr Andy Abernethy

After a season of rebellion in his late teens, Andy Abernethy experienced God’s mercy in Christ in a radical way and transferred to Bethel College where he discovered a love for reading the Bible. This developed into a calling to teach God’s word. After studying at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Andy lectured in Old Testament at Ridley College for three years, before becoming Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Wheaton College, Chicago. His PhD was on Isaiah and he has edited several compendiums as well as working on two books: Eating in Isaiah: Approaching Food and Drink in Isaiah’s Structure and Message and Your Kingdom Come in Isaiah: A Theological-Thematic Approach to the Book of Isaiah. Andy’s wife Katie is a professional violinist, and they have two small daughters. Andy plays basketball for relaxation, making good use of his outstanding height!

Subjects: Isaiah

Course curriculum

  • 2

    1 The Story of Isaiah in Context

  • 3

    2 The King in Isaiah

    • Overview

    • Video Lecture 2A

    • Video Lecture 2B

    • Lesson 2 Handout

    • Lesson 2 Quiz

  • 4

    3 The King's Agents

    • Overview

    • Video Lecture 3A

    • Video Lecture 3B

    • Lesson 3 Handout

    • Lesson 3 Quiz

  • 5

    4 The King’s Community

    • Overview

    • Video Lecture 4A

    • Video Lecture 4B

    • Lesson 4 Handout

    • Lesson 4 Quiz

  • 6

    5 The Realm of the King

    • Overview

    • Video Lecture 5A

    • Video Lecture 5B

    • Lesson 5 Handout

    • Lesson 5 Quiz

  • 7

    6 The Message of God's Kingdom

    • Overview

    • Video Lecture 6A

    • Video Lecture 6B

    • Lesson 6 Handout

    • Lesson 6 Quiz

  • 8


    • Final Quiz

    • Feedback Survey