Published on February 21, 2022 by Rebekah Grisham  
Bob Yarbrough

Robert Yarborough, professor of New Testament at Covenant Theological Seminary, will deliver Beeson Divinity School’s annual Biblical Studies Lectures March 15-17.

A graduate of the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, Yarbrough taught at Covenant Theological Seminary from 1991-1996 and returned in 2010. Previously, he served at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1996-2010), Wheaton College (1987-91) and Liberty University (1985-87). He also has taught or facilitated theological education in Sudan, South Africa, Australia, Hong Kong and Eastern Europe. In the United States, he has pastored or served on pastoral staff in Montana, Missouri, Illinois and North Carolina.

Yarbrough most recently has written commentaries on Romans and the Pastoral Epistles and has published widely in New Testament studies. He is also co-editor (with Andreas Köstenberger) of the Exegetical Guide to the Greek New Testament (B&H Academic) and he serves as editor of the Covenant Seminary Journal, Presbyterion.

The Biblical Studies Lectures are one of Beeson Divinity’s three annual lectureships and are held to enrich the spiritual life of the Beeson community and to enhance the educational experience of Beeson students. Guest speakers committed to the proclamation of the Holy Scripture are chosen because they pursue their study of the Bible with the utmost academic rigor and integrity. Their scholarship serves as an example of the faithful and diligent attention to the study of Scripture that Beeson hopes to instill in its students.

Yarbrough will preach on John 7:53-8:11 during community worship on March 15 with a sermon entitled, “Reckoning with Jesus,” and he will deliver two lectures, March 16-17, on “Just Jesus: Taking His Full Measure.”

The lectures are free and open to the public.

The schedule for the Biblical Studies Lectures is as follows:

Worship Service

"Reckoning with Jesus"
March 15, 2022, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Beeson Divinity School, Hodges Chapel

Lecture One

"Just Jesus: Taking His Full Measure" (Part I)
March 16, 2022, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Beeson Divinity School, N-101

Lecture Two

"Just Jesus: Taking His Full Measure" (Part II)
March 17, 2022, 11 a.m.–12 p.m.
Beeson Divinity School, N-101

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