Dr. Guy Waters

James M. Baird, Jr. Professor of New Testament

  • New Testament | Faculty | Jackson

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University of Pennsylvania, B.A.
Westminster Theological Seminary, M.Div.
Duke University, Ph.D.


Dr. Guy Waters is the James M. Baird, Jr. Professor of New Testament with a particular interest in the letters and theology of Paul, the use of Scripture in the New Testament, and the Synoptic Gospels.  He received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania (1995), his M.Div. from Westminster Theological Seminary (1998), and his Ph.D. from Duke University (2002).  Prior to coming to RTS Jackson in 2007, he spent one year teaching Hellenistic Greek at Duke Divinity School and five years as Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at Belhaven College.  In 2003, he became a teaching elder in the Mississippi Valley Presbytery (PCA).  He has also been the Chair of the Credentials Committee since 2004. 

Listen to the Fall 2014 Convocation Address by Dr. Waters on Acts 28:17-31.






    • “The Covenant of Works” in Tabletalk (December 2008).
    • “Justification Defined” Churchman 123/1 (Spring 2009): 67-81.
    • “Justification Applied” Churchman 123/2 (Summer 2009): 161-174.
    • “Justification Undermined” Churchman 123/3 (Fall 2009): 243-270.
    • “Has the Church Misunderstood Justification?” in Tabletalk (February 2010).  
    • “God-Centered Worship” in Tabletalk (April 2012).   
    • “Grace Alone” in Tabletalk (November 2012).
    • “Emulating Our Elders” in Tabletalk (March 2013).
    • “Preaching Like Peter?” Reformation21, November, 2013.
    • “The Historical Reality of Adam” in Tabletalk (January 2014).
    • “The Fulfillment of the Law” in Tabletalk (May 2014).

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