This series of twelve short courses provides a survey of the New Testament. You’ll cover vital information regarding the birth and ministry of Jesus, the ministry of the disciples, the background and context of the New Testament books, and the growth of the early church. Scripture is the primary focus of these studies, but the courses also provide an important backdrop of relevant cultural, geographical, linguistic, and historical contexts in which the texts were written.

New Testament Basics: Things We Thought We Knew

New Testament Basics: Things We Thought We Knew provides an introduction to the New Testament as it surveys vital information that guides the student’s thinking in the study of the New Testament books. This information is both basic and essential to an accurate understanding of New Testament Scriptures.

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Matthew-Mark: Two Presentations of Jesus

Matthew - Mark: Two Presentations of Jesus introduces students to the Gospels as literature and then focuses in on the Gospels of Matthew and Mark.  Students will study the specific purposes of each book and how the writers told the account of Jesus’ life to accomplish their unique goals.

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Luke – John: Two Interpretations of Jesus

Luke - John: Two Interpretations of Jesus provides two different renditions of Jesus’ life and ministry.  Adding the perspectives of Luke and John to those given by Matthew and Mark will provide additional detail and explanation to the incredible life of Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God.

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Jesus in Galilee – Popularity & Misunderstanding

During Jesus’ time in Galilee, He introduced the basic rules of life for the Kingdom He was offering to His people.  This course, Jesus in Galilee: Popularity and Misunderstanding, studies the great Galilean phase of Jesus’ ministry, which is the setting for the Sermon on the Mount, and then actually studies the Sermon itself.

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Jesus in Judea: Opposition & Rejection

As amazing as it seems, the people Jesus came to save actually rejected Him.  In Luke-John: Jesus in Judea - Opposition and Rejection, students will survey the Judean phase of Jesus’ ministry and gain insight into His teachings and actions that increased the Jewish opposition to the point where they would turn one of their own countrymen over to the…

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Acts: Crucifixion, Resurrection & Proclamation

Most people recognize the fact that the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ was the turning point of world history. After His resurrection and ascension, His disciples spread His Church across the Roman Empire and changed the world. Acts: Crucifixion, Resurrection & Proclamation will add depth to the student’s understanding and appreciation of these world-changing and individual life-changing events.

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Galatians - 1 Corinthians: Paul’s Earliest Letters

The New Testament epistles to the Galatians and Thessalonians are Paul’s earliest preserved letters.  In them, he began to lay a theological and behavioral foundation for Christian belief and conduct.  This course, Galatians - 1 Corinthians: Paul’s Earliest Letters, surveys these early writings.

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1 & 2 Corinthians: Two Letters to a Tough Church

The Corinthian church was planted in a moral cesspool. The people who came to Christ and formed that church brought a wagon-load of philosophical, religious, and moral baggage with them that made this a tough church. The two letters we have from Paul to the Corinthians deal with some of the most thorny spiritual and moral issues addressed anywhere in…

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Romans – Ephesians: The Letter to the Roman Church & Letters From a Roman Prison

Rome was the capital of the world. Although Paul hadn’t yet visited there when he wrote his epistle to the Christians at Rome, he wanted to make certain they were clear on what the Gospel really was. In the Roman epistle, we have Paul’s great theological statement on God’s salvation. Later, Paul was imprisoned in Rome while waiting for his…

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1 Timothy-Hebrews: Letters to Pastors & to a Church Struggling to Believe

This course, 1 Timothy - Hebrews: Letters to Pastors & a Church Struggling to Believe, combines three letters of instruction to young pastors and a letter to a church struggling with its foundational beliefs. The Pastoral Epistles provide doctrinal and tactical help to those who lead God’s people; and Hebrews presents Jesus Christ as the sovereign Savior and Lord of…

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James-Jude: Letters to Everyone – General & Johannine Epistles

Unlike Paul’s epistles, the general epistles were not addressed to a particular city or person. These letters deal more with the broader topics of suffering and the dangers of false teachings and unbelief among Christians. This course, James - Jude: Letters to Everyone – General & Johannine Epistles, covers these epistles.

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Revelation: The Book of Revelation – The End & The Beginning

In Revelation: The Book of Revelation – The End and the Beginning, the New Testament and the Bible culminate with this glorious description of the Revelation of Jesus Christ. All of history’s events are culminated in this fantastic story of Christ’s ultimate triumph over evil and the restoration of all things to their created design.

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