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Bible 7 (Living for Jesus in the Real World)
Text: Holy Bible (NIV)
From understanding a relationship with Jesus to practicing spiritual disciplines, this is a comprehensive course that challenges students to live the Christian life. Students will be engaged in a variety of activities that will challenge their thinking, expand their worldview, and provide some practical experiences for them to put their knowledge into practice. Some activities include weekly missions focus, Scripture verses, prayer journaling, Old Testament themes, inductive studies, service projects, and mastering tools for sharing the gospel. The goal of this course is for students to deepen their love for the Lord Jesus Christ and understand what it truly means to live for Him.
Bible 8 (Loving God, Loving His Word, Loving Others)
Text: Holy Bible (NIV)
Students will be challenged to deepen their relationship with God by knowing Him more fully and being equipped to confidently defend their faith. Through various activities, students will learn how to study and interpret Scripture and utilize Bible study tools effectively. Study of the New Testament and expanding the Christian worldview are also part of the course. By studying relationships based on Scripture, students will gain a Godly view on relationships with Him, with self, with parents, in friendship, in dating and in times of temptation. The first semester will be dedicated to studying all four Gospels in the New Testament; the second semester will continue this survey of the New Testament by focusing on Acts, Galatians, 1 & 2 Timothy, and Revelation by reading Scripture, studying the historical context in which each book was written, and discovering how to apply biblical truths.
Bible 9 (Introduction to Christianity)
Text: The Holy Bible (NIV)
This course is designed to provide a foundational and comprehensive overview of the Bible covering events and key personalities in a historical context. Students will also gain a general understanding of systematic theology.
Bible 10 (Life of Christ, Missions, Spiritual Disciplines)
Texts: The Holy Bible (NIV)
In a study of the life of Christ students will know who Christ is and what he’s done, as well as explore a further understanding of Christian thought and doctrine. In the second semester, students will test their learning in the practice of putting Christ into action in their lives, including exercising the spiritual disciplines and being Christ to the world in the study of missions. Students will complete five hours of volunteer service per quarter as part of their learning experience.
Bible 11 (Bible Doctrines and World Religions)
Texts: The Holy Bible (NIV); The Compact Guide to World Religions, by Dean Halverson; Mormonism, by Kurt Van Gordon; Jehovah’s Witnesses, by Robert Bowman.
This course is designed to provide an in depth study of pertinent doctrines of the Bible, including bibliology, theology, christiology, pneumatology, soteriology, ecclesiology, and eschatology in the first semester. In the second semester, this course will provide and in depth study and analysis of major world religions and cults in relationship to Christianity.
Bible 12 (Modern Worldviews and Apologetics)
Texts: The Holy Bible (NIV); Understanding the Times, by David Noebel, No Doubt, by Winifred Corduan; What’s So Great About Christianity, by Dinesh D’Souza.
In the first semester, this course will contrast the Biblical Christian worldview with the humanist worldviews of secular humanism and cosmic humanism, with an emphasis on understanding why other people believe so strongly in non-Christian philosophies.
Apologetics in the second semester will focus upon a defense of the Christian beliefs of the existence of God, the accuracy of the Bible, the miracles and resurrection of Jesus, and a response to the existence of evil in this world, using logic, science and Scripture.