The Bible Course

The Bible Course

This course is running on Sunday evenings at 6pm to 7.30pm with 8 sessions until 22nd July at the Vicarage.

New to the Bible or want to go deeper? The Bible Course is for you. It shows how the key books, famous characters and epic events form one BIG Story, from Genesis to Revelation. The course will also provide tools and skills that will help you apply the Bible to everyday life.

This eight session course includes video content, discussion time, personal reflection and daily readings.

Session 1 (3 June) Introducing the Bible: The impact and influence of the Bible. How it was formed. Different translations. Interpreting the Bible. The inspiration of scripture.

Session 2 (10 June) Creation and Covenant: The creation account in Genesis. The fall. The flood. The Tower of Babel. The call of Abraham. The theme of covenant.

Session 3 (17 June) Exodus and the Promised Land: Exodus, liberation and freedom. The Passover meal. Captivity in Egypt. The law, the tabernacle and sacrifices. The story of Moses. Jesus the ultimate Exodus.

Session 4 (24 June) Judges and Kings: The cycle of the Judges. Violence in the Old Testament. The story of Ruth. Kings of Israel. Jerusalem and Solomon’s Temple. Wisdom literature.

Session 5 (1 July) Exile and the Prophets: The divided Kingdom. Old Testament prophets. Exile and restoration. The story of Elijah. Putting the text in context. The story of Jonah. The close of the Old Testament.

Session 6 (8 July) Jesus and the Gospels: The four gospels. The reliability of the Gospels. Interpreting the Gospels. Jesus’s life and ministry. The Kingdom of God. Jesus’s death and resurrection.

Session 7 (15 July) Acts and the Church: The spread of early Christianity. Pentecost and the Holy Spirit. The inclusion of the Gentiles. The Apostle Paul. How to read the letters/epistles. The Book of Romans.

Session 8 (22 July) Revelation and Review: The book of Revelation. Interpreting apocalyptic writing. Judgement and New Creation hope. How to interpret and apply the Bible. Next steps with the Bible.

The course was developed by Bible Society and will be run by Tudor and David at the Vicarage.

EXPLORE THE BIG STORY, SEE THE BIG PICTURE AND DISCOVER ITS RELEVANCE FOR TODAY

https://www.biblesociety.org.uk/explore-the-bible/the-bible-course/

Accessible and interactive, it will enhance and inform your ongoing Bible study, whether you are new to the Bible or want to go deeper. 

Using a unique storyline, the course shows how the key events, books and characters all fit together. You’ll get to see the BIG picture and discover how the Bible applies to your life.

The Bible Course content and outline:

A typical session includes:

·        Welcome from the Course host

·        15 minute teaching video

·        25 minute discussion time

·        15 minute teaching video

·        10 minute personal reflection to finish

·        Daily readings between sessions

The content of the course over eight sessions includes:

·        Introducing the Bible

·        Creation & Covenant

·        Exodus & Promised Land

·        Judges & Kings

·        Exile & Prophets

·        Jesus & the Gospels

·        Acts & the Church

·        Revelation & Review

 

Contact David or Tudor on info@allsaints-online.org.uk