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[a] = summary lessons
[b] = exegetical analysis
[c] = topical doctrinal studies
What is a Mini-Series?
A Mini-Series is a small subset of lessons from a major series which covers a particular subject or book. The class numbers will be in reference to the major series rather than the mini-series.
Robert Dean

Robert Dean

Role: Pastor

Dr. Robert L. Dean, Jr. is pastor of West Houston Bible Church in Houston, Texas.

Before coming to West Houston Bible Church, Dr. Dean was the Pastor of Preston City Bible Church in Preston, Connecticut. Prior to that he had served churches in both the Dallas and Houston, Texas areas and has over 35 years of pastoral experience.

Dr. Dean is a much sought after Bible teacher both in the United States and overseas. He serves on the adjunct faculty of Faith Evangelical Seminary and is the Chairman of the Governing Board for Chafer Theological Seminary.

Dr. Dean trained for the ministry at Dallas Theological Seminary where he earned a Th.M. in Hebrew and Old Testament Studies and later returned to pursue a Ph.D. in theological studies with an emphasis in Historical Theology. He also earned an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of St. Thomas (1987) and a Doctor of Ministry degree from Faith Evangelical Seminary (2002). In 1988 he was recognized as an Outstanding Young Man of America, and in 1989 was listed in the Who's Who in American Christian Leadership.

His academic training in Greek, Hebrew, theology, philosophy, and history enables him to study the Bible in the original languages and show how these eternal truths are as vital today as always.

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Tue, Nov 28, 2023
Passage: Genesis 12
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 2 mins 42 secs
Did God choose Abraham to be saved? Listen to this message to learn that he was already saved when God chose him for a specific role in human history. Find out that the potter’s wheel in Jeremiah refers to the nation of Israel and not to individuals. Understand the conflict between the kingdom of man based on man’s works and the kingdom of God based on His grace.
Sun, Nov 26, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 5:3-5 & Romans 8:17
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 1 hr 25 mins 53 secs
Are you motivated to grow to spiritual maturity in this life? Listen to this lesson to see how the promise of a special reward inheritance encourages us to serve the Lord. As believers we are all heirs of God, but what is involved in becoming a co-heir with Christ? Understand that our challenge as believers is to be willing to glorify Christ even if it involves suffering.
Sun, Nov 26, 2023
Passage: Job 5:9
Series: Light from the Light Channel
Duration: 25 mins 42 secs
Have you ever read the book of Job in the Bible? It concerns why good people suffer. Learn about the terrible things that happened to Job although God had saidJ he was a good man. Our memory verse today tells us that when God allows suffering for our benefit He always delivers us in difficult situations.
Tue, Nov 21, 2023
Passage: Genesis 12
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 1 sec
How did God reach out to the human race after the tower of Babel? Listen to this message to learn that God chose Abraham to be the patriarch of a new nation that would be responsible for blessing the whole world. Find out about the eternal covenant God gave to Abraham and the three eternal promises it contained. Realize that God is always working out His plans for human history.
Sun, Nov 19, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 5:3-5 & Deuteronomy 18:1-2
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 52 mins 4 secs
Why is it important to learn what inheritance meant in the Old Testament? Listen to this message to see that inheritance referred to giving someone a possession. Using Abraham as an example, hear about the time God made a covenant with him, unilaterally giving Abraham a land to possess. Find out that some groups of Israelites lived in the land but did not have a portion they possessed. Understand that all believers in the Church Age have a guaranteed inheritance, but only those who grow spiritually will receive special rewards at the Judgment Seat of Christ.
Sun, Nov 19, 2023
Passage: Philippians 4:11-12
Series: Light from the Light Channel
Duration: 13 mins 22 secs
Our memory verse today, Philippians 4:13, tells us we can do all things through Christ? What does that mean? When can we claim this promise? Find out the two verses above, Philippians 4: 11 and 12 answers our questions. See that it refers to God’s perfect provision whatever our circumstances. Our needs will always be met.
Thu, Nov 16, 2023
Passage: Philippians 2:12-16
Series: Philippians (2022)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 28 secs
Does your life shine like a light in the darkness of this evil world? Listen to this message to learn that as Christians we are to be the light of the world. Learn what Scripture teaches about light and darkness. See that God is light and light is a metaphor for His character and His revelation of truth. Find out that Satan, on the other hand, is evil and exemplifies all that is dark in the world. When we trust in Christ we are born into God’s light and can grow in that by studying His Word and applying it to all we do.
Tue, Nov 14, 2023
Series: Interlocked (2023)
Duration: 1 hr 12 mins 31 secs
Where can we find answers to vital issues confronting us today? Listen to this lesson to learn about seven current controversies and where to find their origins and solutions in the Word of God. Hear a brief quiz concerning these issues and what aspect of God’s revelation is relevant for each. See how all are related to the Fall and the corruption that followed mankind’s fall. Understand that you have a choice to make when confronted with these problems. Either try to solve them from human thinking or turn to God’s Word for answers.
Sun, Nov 12, 2023
Passage: Ephesians 5:3-5 & 1 Corinthians 6:9-11
Series: Ephesians (2018)
Duration: 40 mins 53 secs
When you try to live the way the Bible says Christians are supposed to live do you find yourself sinning and it feels like you’re sinking into quicksand? Do you ever fear you’ve lost your salvation? Listen to this encouraging message to learn that just as you didn’t have to perform any good works to be saved, your sins cannot cause you to lose your salvation. See that everything depends on Christ’s death on the Cross and not anything we do. Understand that although we can do nothing to earn salvation, we can lose rewards at the Judgment Seat of Christ based on the life we live.
Sat, Nov 11, 2023
Passage: Nahum 1:7
Series: Light from the Light Channel
Duration: 22 mins 44 secs
In these troubled times do you wish you had protection you could depend on? Our memory verse today promises that God protects those who trust in Him and He punishes their enemies. We don’t need to be afraid of anything.