The Certificate in Biblical Studies is designed for those who seek a deeper understanding of the Word of God.
VOLUME I: GENESIS TO EXODUS
This Volume provides a study of origins. Volume I takes the learner through the creation of the world, the Fall of Man, God’s Divine Plan, the patriarchs, covenant relationship, and the Old Testament Tabernacle Plan.
VOLUME II: OLD TESTAMENT HISTORY
Volume II provides a study of the Children of Israel’s wanderings, coming into the promised land, and the building and restoration of the temple. The biblical, cultural, and historical background of the Children of Israel will be explored in the context of God’s chosen people. Common themes in this module include a focus on leadership (judges, prophets and kings), worship, faith, and covenant relationship.
*Prerequisite Genesis to Exodus
VOLUME III: NEW TESTAMENT HISTORY
Volume III provides a study of church history. Learners will confirm their understanding of the New Testament Salvation plan including the foundations of the Apostolic Doctrine. Students will gain an appreciation for the work and importance of the Holy Spirit, and the gifts of the Holy Spirit. The learner will be able to follow the ministry of the Apostles and track the persecution and growth of the church—the spread of the Gospel to the Jews, Samaritans, and Gentiles. Also included in this Volume is a brief overview of the issues faced by the early Church, the spiritual decline and restoration of the Church.
*Prerequisite Old Testament History
VOLUME IV: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JESUS CHRIST
This Volume provides a study of the life and times of Jesus Christ from the perspective of the Gospels. Exploration of the person of Jesus Christ, His birth, ministry and teachings of Christ, the calling and discipleship of the Apostles. His death, burial, resurrection, and finally ending with Christ’s last forty days on Earth.
*Prerequisite New Testament History