Spring 2014—Session 2March 17 - April 26
Enrollment begins» February 24
Life of Christ
Study the first coming of Jesus, the Messiah, with special attention to the Jewish background of the Gospels.
Acts-Galatians: Transitional Problems in the Early Church
A study of the book of Acts and selected passages from the Pauline Epistles, with a view to understanding the transitional issues and problems encountered by the early church. The original apostolic solutions will be examined, as well as the present-day ramifications of those problems and solutions.
Designed to provide the student with an introductory examination and understanding of the Minor Prophets as presented in the Bible. The course will cover the history, date, author, and purpose of each of the 12 books in the Minor Prophets. Special attention will be given to how the prophet’s revelation is fulfilled in the Messiah and end-time prophecy.
Biblical Interpretation Makes a Difference
This course is designed to help the student learn how to understand the Bible from God’s perspective. Key to the process is what literal interpretation and the progress of revelation mean for reading and interpreting the Bible correctly. In addition, issues such as context, figures of speech, symbols, genre, and the specific area of prophecy will be dealt with relative to literal interpretation. The course will provide a framework for Bible study and interpretation which is often called Dispensationalism.
Summer 2014May 12 - June 21
Enrollment begins» April 28
What on Earth is God Doing?
An examination of the ultimate purpose of history. Designed to acquaint the student with an understanding of why events in history happened as they did in the past, why the world is where it is today, and what will happen in the future. The student will be equipped to explain biblically why events occurred in history and what the purpose of life on earth is.
God's Unique Relationship with Israel
Study God's purpose for Israel, His covenants with Israel and how they have directed God's dealings with Israel throughout history.
The Promised Land for a Chosen People
A study of the land of Canaan and its important relationship to the nation of Israel and its calling. It will focus on God’s selection of Canaan, an overview of the features and changes to the land, Israel’s deed to the land, Israel’s removal from the land, Israel’s present restoration to the land, and Israel’s future restoration to the land. It is designed to acquaint the student with the important role the land has played in the development, chastisement, and ministry of Israel. The student will be encouraged to use this material to better understand God’s program for Israel as His servant to minister to the spiritual needs of the world..