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New Testament Survey I: The Gospels/The Life of Christ


In this course, students complete a chronological and synthetic study of the Gospels’ accounts of Christ’s birth, life, death, resurrection, and ascension. The course focuses on the time, place, circumstances, and people involved in the events of our Lord’s ministry. From the incarnation to the ascension, students will grasp a fuller understanding of Christ’s words and works in light of Old Testament prophecy and cultural context.

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Study Guide
  1. Trace the events and statements involved in Jesus’ life in a logical and chronological sequence, demonstrating their development and purpose.
  2. Discern the significance of many of the words and works of Jesus Christ.
  3. Explain the implications for our lives of certain basic truths taught and demonstrated by Jesus Christ during His ministry on earth.
  4. Articulate to others the importance of Jesus’ life, work, and teaching.
  5. Assess your life in the light of new understanding of what Jesus requires of His followers.
  6. Identify at least two attitudinal and/or behavioral changes made or mandated in your personal life as a result of increased understanding of the life and work of Jesus Christ.
  • This was a great course to cover the more important points of the New Testament!

    — Evelyn, United States (US)
  • The information shared proved very helpful in my understanding of the events in the new testament leading to Christ Crucifixion and Resurrection

    — Kenneth, United States (US)
  • Excellent lecture presentation and content! The quiz question were confusing at times.

    — William, United States (US)
  • Dr. Hulbert's survey of the four gospels really helped each of the gospels come alive. I now have a much better understanding of what Christ did for us, the disciples, the Jewish people, and the time in which they lived. Thank you to ODBU for making this wonderful lecture series available!

    — Anna, United States (US)
  • The teacher gave understanding to the Word with wisdom and respect.

    — Patricia, United States (US)
  • I am quite familiar with the Gospel record but the course highlighted several things that I was not aware of and that I hadn't thought about. A very good background to the subject.

    — Iain, United Kingdom (UK)
  • I really enjoyed this class.

    — James, United States (US)
  • Interesting and insightful revelations. The course encourages you to go back to the scriptures to study them for yourself and see them with the eyes of the people of that day as well as our day.

    — Kics, Rwanda
  • The material in this course was exceptional and very helpful. I thoroughly enjoyed this class.

    — Emily, United States (US)
  • This course was excellent! I really enjoyed it and look forward to doing more courses.

    — George, United States (US)
  • This is an excellent course. It was very informative.

    — Horace, United States (US)
  • This is a course that everyone who wants to do a study on the life of Christ should take. Wonderful overview on the harmony of the Gospel and I absolutely love the teaching style of Dr. Hulbert. This course was educational and devotional. Thank you.

    — Pamela, United States (US)
  • Great course about our Lord and Savior. . the teaching was simple yet profound and intriguing. The content will be utilized many times over

    — Donald, United States (US)
  • Dr Hulbert was extremely knowledgeable and insightful. I gained a great deal from the course.

    — William, United States (US)
  • This course covered an challenging amount of reading and study but it was a wonderful time of growing closer to the LORD. I learned a great deal which has helped me to understand the Lords Ministry, Life and love for me. It was really a wonderful course.

    — Evon, United States (US)
  • An excellent course!

    — Russell, United States (US)
  • I really enjoyed this course. It made me think deeper about things I have read in the Bible.

    — Zeneida, United States (US)
  • The course gave me great understanding of the life of Christ and His ministry on earth.

    — Moreno, United States (US)

Class Content

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Lesson One
Lesson Two
Lesson Three
Lesson Four
Lesson Five
Lesson Six
Lesson Seven
Lesson Eight
Lesson Nine
Lesson Ten
Lesson Eleven
Lesson Twelve
Lesson Thirteen
Lesson Fourteen
Lesson Fifteen
Lesson Sixteen
Lesson Seventeen
Lesson Eighteen
Lesson Nineteen
Lesson Twenty
Lesson Twenty-One
Lesson Twenty-Two
Lesson Twenty-Three
Lesson Twenty-Four
Course Wrap-Up
Advanced Level
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Class Details

  • 24 Lessons
  • 49 Activities
  • 26 Assessments
  • 43 Min Average
  • 34 Hrs Minimum
  • 4.83 CEUs
  • Class Award

Terry C. Hulbert, ThD (1925-2014)