Are you curious about the Bible? Is any of it even relevant for today? The Bible Basics course provides you with an overview of the Bible and will demonstrate how the Old and New Testament books fit together. You will discover spiritual insights that will speak to your heart today and understand why the Bible has become an enduring and influential book. Get started today—just six 10-minute lessons.
- Recall key elements of the story told in the Old Testament and see how the Old Testament books fit into the categories of history, poetry, or prophecy.
- Identify important characters and events in Genesis and explain how God’s chosen people entered the Promised Land.
- Trace the history of Kings from Saul to Jeroboam and Rehoboam and understand key events in the return of Judah from exile.
- Explain why the New Testament has been both loved and hated and understand the influence of the culture on the writers of the New Testament.
- Give a brief overview of the life of Christ as explained in the Gospels.
- Explain the major themes of the book of Acts.
- Explain major issues addressed by the New Testament Epistles (letters).
- Understand key ideas in the book of Revelation.
The course was very helpful and it allowed me to really appreciate the Bible and its message.Rhenald
I was able to grasp the big picture of the whole Bible.Kochi
Very nice to learn for beginners.Kochi
I enjoyed this.Caleb
Loved it! Very informative.Nicholas
The course has achieved its purpose of reinforcing in me that the Bible is from God and can be trusted.Renato
Great introduction to the Bible and spiritual foundation!Rhonda
I’m glad this is availableUrsula
I am excited to complete the next course and look forward to my certificates. This is an awesome way to study God’s Word! Although I study the Bible there are details that I have missed until starting this course.Susan
It was refreshing and informative, most of all it inspires me to share the gospel to others.Myrna
Overall this course helped me with some areas that I was not clear on in scripture. I feel like I have a much better handle on the entirety of scripture.Nathan
I learned so much from this course that I hadn’t really thought about before. Thank you!Crystal
Course was really helpful and thought me many new thingsMonika
Thank you very much and please encourage and push me.Silvester
This is a powerful lesson.Willie
I will continue to review this material. The presentation (lecture and printed) was very helpful to me.Carletta
Insightful and refreshing.Ahamefule
Great course, very informative.Porsha
I was amazed at how much information was included in this course. A really good overview! Thank you.Grace
Wonderful overview of Old and New Testament Biblical basics!Jimmy
This was a great course on the basic breakdown of the Bible, it’s beginnings, and how to approach it for the first time.Amanda
Truly insightful and relevant teachings. The lectures are informative and the quizzes help to commit the information to memory. Overall I feel the format is a very effective teaching tool.Charlotte
Another excellent course. I am encouraged to continue on in my studies at CUGN and gain a better understanding of God’s Word.Pamela