Fall 2013 Course Offerings


        Fall 2013 Course Offerings


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Jesus and His Miracles
This new seminar examines each of Jesus’ miracles as recorded in the New Testament Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.  Throughout the course, the historical, cultural and theological significance of each miracle is highlighted.  Special emphasis is placed upon the uniqueness of Jesus’ miracles and their importance in revealing His identity as the Jewish  messiah. The purpose each miracle serves in revealing key aspects of God’s nature is also discussed.

Mondays, 6-7:30pm, beginning September 9 


Biblical Backgrounds II

This Biblical Backgrounds Seminar introduces students to the various cultures and lands of the Biblical text. Class topics include: Understanding the Hard Sayings of Jesus, Interpreting New Testament Idioms and Figurative Expressions, Understanding Near Eastern   Manners and Customs, Important Archaeological Discoveries, A Tour of the Near Eastern World, A Journey Through The Land of Israel and A Tour of the Roman World.

Sundays, 9:45-10:40am, beginning September 15

A Journey Through John

Our Wednesday Evening Teaching Series, A Journey Through John, will resume with Chapter 15.  This new Wednesday Evening Teaching Series continues to provide a verse-by-verse treatment on the Fourth Gospel.  Throughout this series, we will explore the historical, cultural and religious setting of the Gospel of John.  We will also highlight the many unique features of John’s Gospel.

 

Wednesdays, 7-8:30pm, beginning September 18

 

A Survey of the Hebrew Bible - Online Course

This course provides a general survey of the 39 books of the Hebrew Bible, referred to in Hebrew as the Tanakh.  Each major division of the Hebrew Bible -- The Torah (Law), The Hebrew Prophets, and The Writings -- will be introduced and discussed.  This will allow the student to better understand the overall structure, major themes and central message of the text of the Hebrew Bible. 

 

Beginning September 16

Exploring the Sermon on the Mount - Online Course

This course from ANBSC explores Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount as recorded in Matthew 5-7.  These chapters from the Gospel of Matthew contain the core of Jesus’ message. In this Sermon on the Mount, Jesus provides His disciples instruction regarding the most important aspects of daily life in the Kingdom of God. Special emphasis is placed upon interpreting these teachings in their historical, cultural and linguistic setting.

Beginning September 16

 

Paul and His Letters II - Online Course

This course will examine the life and ministry of the Apostle Paul and his New Testament letters written during the middle years of his ministry.  In addition to a detailed treatment of each selected letter, class discussions will also emphasize the style of Paul’s letters, the cultural and religious make-up of each congregation, and the influence of Paul’s Jewish training on his letters.  The following Pauline epistles will be examined in this course: II Corinthians, Philippians, Ephesians, Philemon and Colossians.

 

Beginning September 16

 

The Book of Hebrews - Online Course

This course provides a verse-by-verse study on the New Testament Book of Hebrews. Students will be introduced to the historical, cultural and linguistic background of this unique New Testament book.  Class discussions include: Jesus as God’s eternal Son, His role as the great High Priest in the order of Melchizedek, the nature and essence of the New Covenant; Jesus’ role as initiator and mediator of the New Covenant, the nature and necessity of Jesus’ self-sacrifice on the cross, Jesus’ ministry in the Heavenly sanctuary, the believer’s call to worship and faithfully endure, lessons from the Biblical heroes of faith, and more.

 

Beginning September 16

 

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