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TODD 318
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214-887-5097

Larry J. Waters

Professor of Bible Exposition

BA, East Texas Baptist University, 1969; Graduate of Theology, Baptist Bible University, 1972; MDiv, Asian Theological Seminary, 1990; ThM, Asian Graduate School of Theology, 1992; PhD, Dallas Theological Seminary, 1998.

Before joining the faculty of DTS, Dr. Waters and his wife, Mary, served as missionaries in the Philippines from 1973 to 1999. His worldwide ministry continues, primarily in the Philippines. Larry has authored six articles on the Book of Job, has published his dissertation, and has been involved in authoring or contributing to four books based on Job. Dr. Waters and his wife enjoy spending time with their two daughters, sons-in-law and their five grandchildren.

Courses Taught

  • BC547 - A Biblical Theol of Suffering, Disability, and the Church
  • BE102 - Old Testament History I
  • BE103 - OT History II & Poetry
  • BE104 - OT Prophets
  • BE105 - The Gospels
  • BE106 - Acts & Pauline Epistles
  • BE107 - Hebrews, General Epistles, & Revelation
  • BE109 - Ruth, Psalms, Jonah, & Selected Epistles
  • BE412 - Job and a Theology of Suffering
  • BE510 - The Life of Christ on Earth
  • BE515 - The Parables of Christ
  • BE547 - A Biblical Theol of Suffering, Disability, and the Church
  • WM101 - Introduction to World Missions
  • WM215 - Dynamics of Missionary Development
  • WM530 - Cross-cultural Apologetics and Worldview Evangelism
  • DM103 - Applied Research Project

Interests

Academic Interests

Bible Exposition
The Book of Job
World Missions
Missionary curriculum for mission agencies.

Personal Interests

Art (paintings in oils)
Woodcarving
Fishing
Running

Books

DTS Voice Videos

The Warfare of Suffering
Christ Jesus Alive in the World Through Us
The Five Sola's of the Reformation
Three Men Who Have Impacted My Life
Interruption Ministry
Defining the Missio Dei

Journal Articles

  • "Reflections on Suffering and Disability from the Book of Job." The Journal of the Christian Institute on Disability (2). 2013. 37-59.
  • "The Believer's Intermediate State after Death." Biblotheca Sacra (169). 2012. 282-302.
  • "Paradoxes in the Pauline Epistles." Bibliotheca Sacra (167). 2010. 423-41.
  • Review of "What Does Jesus Say About . . . Christ Speaks to Us Today." Bibliotheca Sacra (167). 2010. 372.
  • Review of "James." Bibliotheca Sacra (167). 2010. 503–4.
  • Review of "Encountering Missionary Life and Work: Preparing for Intercultural Ministry." Bibliotheca Sacra (167). 2010. 128.
  • "Missio Dei in the Book of Job." Bibliotheca Sacra (166). 2009. 19-35.
  • Review of "The Gospel of Matthew: The King Is Coming." Bibliotheca Sacra (166). 2009. 119.
  • Review of "Jonah: A Theological Exposition of Sacred Scripture." Bibliotheca Sacra (166). 2009. 502–3.
  • Review of "Job." Bibliotheca Sacra (166). 2009. 498-99.
  • Review of "The Gospel of Mark: Christ the Servant." Bibliotheca Sacra (166). 2009. 119.
  • Review of "The Books of First & Second Timothy, Titus, and Philemon: Goals of Godliness." Bibliotheca Sacra (163). 2009. 504–5.
  • Review of "The Gospel of Luke: Christ, the Son of Man." Bibliotheca Sacra (165). 2009. 119.
  • Review of "Matthew 1:1–11:1." Bibliotheca Sacra (166). 2009. 253–54.
  • Review of "A Model of Christian Maturity: An Exposition of 2 Corinthians 10–13." Bibliotheca Sacra (165). 2008. 116–17.
  • Review of "Theology in the Context of World Christianity: How the Global Church Is Influencing the Way We Think about and Discuss Theology." Bibliotheca Sacra (165). 2008. 487–88.
  • Review of "The Letters of 2 Peter and Jude." Bibliotheca Sacra (165). 2008. 501–2.
  • Review of "John Calvin: Suffering, Understanding the Love of God." Bibliotheca Sacra (164). 2007. 124–25.
  • Review of "A Study Commentary on Leviticus." Bibliotheca Sacra (164). 2007. 113–14.
  • Review of "A Guide to New Religious Movements." Bibliotheca Sacra (163). 2007. 113–14.
  • Review of "Christianity at Corinth: The Quest for the Pauline Church." Bibliotheca Sacra (163). 2006. 252-54.
  • Review of "2 Corinthians: Power in Weakness." Bibliotheca Sacra (163). 2006. 377–78.
  • Review of "A Study Commentary on 1 and 2 Timothy." Bibliotheca Sacra (163). 2006. 378–79.
  • Review of "A Study Commentary on 1 Corinthians." Bibliotheca Sacra (163). 2006. 498–99.
  • Review of "Encountering New Religious Movements: A Holistic Evangelical Approach." Bibliotheca Sacra (163). 2006. 255–56.
  • Review of "1 & 2 Timothy and Titus: a Commentary." Bibliotheca Sacra (162:646). 2005. 247-249.
  • Review of "Heaven." Bibliotheca Sacra (162). 2005. 492-93.
  • Review of "The Believer's Payday: Why Standing before Christ Should Be Our Greatest Moment." Bibliotheca Sacra (162). 2005. 374–75.
  • Review of "Recovering Biblical Ministry by Women: An Exegetical Response to Traditionalism and Feminism." Bibliotheca Sacra (162). 2005. 505–6.
  • Review of "Evangelical Feminism and Biblical Truth: An Analysis of More Than One Hundred Disputed Questions." Bibliotheca Sacra (162). 2005. 491.
  • "Elihu's Theology and His View of Suffering." Bibliotheca Sacra (156). 1999. 143-159.
  • "The Authenticity of the Elihu Speeches in Job 32-37." Bibliotheca Sacra (156). 1999. 28-41.
  • "Reflections on Suffering from the Book of Job." Bibliotheca Sacra (154). 1997. 436-451.
  • "Elihu’s Categories of Suffering from Job 32–37." Bibliotheca Sacra (166). 1753. 405-20.