On Demand Bible Study: Training for Service (Part 1) 

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Week 1: How We Got Our Bible – Part 1

A brief overview of how we received the Scripture and how it was handed down to us. Discusses the various Bible versions and how the meaning can be changed. What is Inspiration versus revelation? How human writers were chosen to preserve the truth of the original.

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Week 2: How We Got Our Bible – Part 2

Understanding and practicing what we learn. Keep Bible verses within context as we read the whole book. As God is the author, different types, symbols and figures are used to bring out truth.

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Week 3: God's Word To Us

Understanding and practicing what we learn. Keep Bible verses within context as we read the whole book. As God is the author, different types, symbols and figures are used to bring out truth.

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Week 4: Divisions of the Bible

How the books of the Old Testament fall into 4 categories and the different names assigned to them.  What are the different messages assigned to each of them? Also, the 4 kinds of books in the New Testament and the purposes of each group. Various facts about each group are discussed.

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Week 5: Books of the Old Testament (Part 1)

Brief overview of the 4 sections of the Old Testament including the books of the Law, books of History, books of Poetry, and books of Prophecy.  There are 5 books of Law, 12 books of History, 5 books of Poetry and 17 books of Prophecy. There are 5 major prophet books and 12 minor prophet books.

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Week 6: Books of the New Testament (Part 2)

The New Testament is divided into 4 sections including the Gospels, History, the Letters and Prophecy. The Gospels contain 4 books,there is only 1 Historical book, the Letters contain 21 books with 14 written by the Apostle Paul, and 1 book of Prophecy.

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Week 7: Books of the Old Testament

The Old Testament Books continued with a focus on the Book of Jonah.

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Week 8: Books of the New Testament

The New Testament Books continued with a focus on 1 Peter.

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Week 9: 3 Dispensations (Part 1)

 

A dispensation is a plan by which God gives out His revelation, His blessing and His punishment. There are 3 divisions of dispensations including the Patriarchal dispensation, the Jewish or Mosaic dispensation and the Christian (or Church) dispensation. Additional dispensations are Promise, Law and Grace.

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Week 10: 3 Dispensations (Part 2)

A continuation of week 9 lesson lectured by Dr. L. C. Cawley, Dean of Studies of the Mount Zion Apostolic Bible College.

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Week 11: Old Testament World

The Bible accounts took place at specific times in history in places we can locate on a map. There are 3 geographical features including Land areas, bodies of Water and Mountains. Egypt, Canaan and Mesopotamia are a few of the major land areas. Four of the rivers include the Tigris, the Euphrates, the Nile and the Jordan. Some of the mountains include Mount Sinai, Mount Nebo, and Mount Carmel. This lesson includes 5 great empires such as Egypt, Israel, the Assyrian Empire, the Babylonian Empire, and the MeLido-Persian Empire

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Week 12: Old Testament People (Part 1)

In this lesson we are introduced to 8 bible characters who will help us understand the history of the Old Testament. It is important to memorize these characters names and events that are attached to their divine purpose. These names include Adam and creation, Noah and the flood, Abraham and the chosen nation, Joseph and Egypt, Moses and The Law, Joshua and the Promise Land, Gideon and the Judges and Samuel and Israel’s kings.

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Week 13: Old Testament People (Part 2)

This lesson outlines an additional 8 Bible characters from the Old Testament history  which includes events and others persons associated with them. These people include Saul, the first King, David the great King, Solomon, the wise King, Elijah the great Prophet, Isaiah the gospel Prophet, Jeremiah the weeping Prophet, Daniel the brave and Nehemiah the restorer.

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Week 14: Old Testament Periods (Part 1)

Old Testament history is divided in 6 natural periods including probation, preparation, conquest, power, decline, and servitude. This lesson deals with the first 3 of these lessons.

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Week 15: Old Testament Periods (Part 2)

This lesson illustrates the Old Testament history periods of Conquest and power. The period of conquest covers 4 areas including lessons of Egypt, experiences in the wilderness, conquest of Canaan and the rule of the judges. The periods of power including Saul’s rise and fall, David’s kingdom and his capital city and Solomon’s temple and his prosperous kingdom. 

This lesson introduces the outline of Old Testament periods of decline and servitude. The period of decline includes 3 sections called; Division of the Kingdom, End of the northern kingdom and the Fall of the southern Kingdom. The period of servitude includes 7 divisions including Babylonian rule, Persian rule, Greek rule, Egyptian rule, Syrian rule, Maccabean freedom and Roman rule.

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Week 16: Altar & Tabernacle

In Old Testament times, congregational worship focused in 3 institutions: the altar, the tabernacle and the temple. To begin, we are enlightened to the importance of the altar, the use of the altar and then we are introduced to the materials of the tabernacle and the plan of the tabernacle.

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