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Bible Knowledge #1 - New Testament

  • Faculty: Dr. Dennis E. Odiaka, Jakob Owens
  • Learning Level: Intermediate
  • Duration:
  • Course Fee: $ 12.00 (Free for students)
  • L/Activity Release: One lesson per week

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Course Desc.

Students are afforded the opportunity to learn and establish knowledge of the entire New Testament in order to gain an understanding of the nature and operations of the Kingdom of God, the Church, expected behavioral manifestations of believers/Christians, and scriptural matters that enable living the Kingdom Lifestyle. By necessity, the Bible Knowledge  1 - SBOD 101 course is structured and taught thematically. There's is much to cover in this course and it is possible to complete reading the entire New Testament in a five-module course. 

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the tools, techniques, and background necessary for knowing, understanding, interpreting, and applying the New Testament to everyday life, to facilitate the kingdom lifestyle pursuits. Moreover, the course prepares students to know and discuss intelligently the factual material in the NewTestament.

Topics of Coverage

  • The Salvation and Redemption of Humanity
  • Jesus and the Gospels
  • Christian Acts and the Early Church
  • Apostle Paul and His Epistles
  • The General Epistles and the Apocalypse

Overall Objectives

Students will meet the following learning objectives: 

  • Explain the different perspectives while identifying the similarities of the gospels.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the organization and content of the New Testament while appreciating its historical background. 
  • Evaluate the lifestyle of the disciples and apostles according to the New Testament, comparing it to the modern Christian.
  • Describe the person of Jesus; his behavior, manner, lifestyle, purpose, deeds, work approach concerns, compassion, and ministry from a biblical perspective. 
  • Trace the spread of early Christianity and articulate the importance of letter writing to the spread of early Christianity and the formation of the church. 
  • Demonstrate a greater understanding of God, His operations, love, care, and concerns for the work that Jesus started and left the Church to finish.

Overall Outcomes

Students will accomplish the following outcomes:

  • Through the completion of all reading and written assignments and participation in class discussions, students will demonstrate familiarity with the characters, events, and messages of the New Testament and apply learned concepts to everyday Christlike-living.
  • Through the successful completion of the weekly tests, tasks, and learning projects, students will articulate the relevance of the NewTestament demonstrate mastery of course concepts for accurately handling the word of truth and dealing with real-world situations.

Course Modules

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The Salvation and Redemption of Humanity
Jesus Christ and the Gospels
Christian Acts and the Early Church
Apostle Paul and His Epistles
The General Epistles and the Apocalypse

Course Fee

Subscription Plan Name Price
1 Month Course Materials Access: $ 12.00
1 Year Course Materials Access: $ 120.00

Course Reqs.

Books:

  1. Purchase the course materials which include:

    • Arnold, B. T. & Beyer, B. E. (2015). Encountering the New Testament (Encountering Biblical Studies): A Historical and Theological Survey 3rd Edition. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Books.

    • The Holy Bible, New King James version, and/or any other personally preferred version.

Misc.:

It is advisable to have:

  • A computer bible software and bible apps with Strongs Concordance

  • A mobile phone or tablet bible app.

Professor

Dr. Dennis E. Odiaka

Jakob Owens

Courses by this professor(s).

Name Level Release Date
Bible Knowledge #1 - New Testament 2019-01-01 03:52:43

Students are afforded the opportunity to learn and establish knowledge of the entire New Testament in order to gain an understanding of the nature and operations of the Kingdom of God, the Church, expected behavioral manifestations of believers/Christians, and scriptural matters that enable living the Kingdom Lifestyle. By necessity, the Bible Knowledge  1 - SBOD 101 course is structured and taught thematically. There's is much to cover in this course and it is possible to complete reading the entire New Testament in a five-module course. 

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the tools, techniques, and background necessary for knowing, understanding, interpreting, and applying the New Testament to everyday life, to facilitate the kingdom lifestyle pursuits. Moreover, the course prepares students to know and discuss intelligently the factual material in the NewTestament.

Topics of Coverage

  • The Salvation and Redemption of Humanity
  • Jesus and the Gospels
  • Christian Acts and the Early Church
  • Apostle Paul and His Epistles
  • The General Epistles and the Apocalypse

Overall Objectives

Students will meet the following learning objectives: 

  • Explain the different perspectives while identifying the similarities of the gospels.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the organization and content of the New Testament while appreciating its historical background. 
  • Evaluate the lifestyle of the disciples and apostles according to the New Testament, comparing it to the modern Christian.
  • Describe the person of Jesus; his behavior, manner, lifestyle, purpose, deeds, work approach concerns, compassion, and ministry from a biblical perspective. 
  • Trace the spread of early Christianity and articulate the importance of letter writing to the spread of early Christianity and the formation of the church. 
  • Demonstrate a greater understanding of God, His operations, love, care, and concerns for the work that Jesus started and left the Church to finish.

Overall Outcomes

Students will accomplish the following outcomes:

  • Through the completion of all reading and written assignments and participation in class discussions, students will demonstrate familiarity with the characters, events, and messages of the New Testament and apply learned concepts to everyday Christlike-living.
  • Through the successful completion of the weekly tests, tasks, and learning projects, students will articulate the relevance of the NewTestament demonstrate mastery of course concepts for accurately handling the word of truth and dealing with real-world situations.