An introduction to the New Testament that examines major themes, broad divisions, key scriptures, major personalities, and the structure and context of each book. Literary and historical backgrounds are also examined.
This course helps students become aware of the major issues raised in the careful study of the Old Testament in the modern world. In order to better understand the material in the Old Testament, it is important to know the historical background, context, time period being addressed, authorship, and issues that are considered. For many of these questions, there are different points of view suggested by different scholars. It is important to know why scholars differ and to be able to explain this for our lessons or Bible studies.
An introduction to the ministry of intercessory prayer. James 5:16 "The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much."
This course equips students for personal study of the Word of God after the conclusion of Institute training.Students learn how to study the Bible by book, chapter, paragraph, verse, and word.Other methods taughtinclude biographical, devotional, theological, typological, and topical.Special guidelines for studying Bible poetry and prophecy are presented and students are taught methods of charting and outlining.
This course introduces the student to patterns and principles of Kingdom living applicable to life and ministry.
The course will help students discover their calling and inspire them to place their God given gifts at the Lord's disposal. Principles of biblical vision and spiritual leadership are covered so as to help students become powerful servants of the Almighty.
This course provides an overview of aspects of biblical preaching, including the development and delivery of biblical sermons.
This course examines the methods Jesus used to teach and preach the Gospel.Students are taught how to prepare and present lessons and how to teach and preach the Gospel.