Diploma in Biblical Studies
Courses
 
Life of Christ
 
Understanding Your Bible
 
Spiritual Warfare
 
Faith
 
Old Testament Survey
 
New Testament Survey
 
Bible Doctrine
 
Christian Leadership
 
Religious Cults
 
Christian Ethics
 
Total
Credit Hours
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
3
 
30
 
Course Descriptions
 

Life of Christ

Learn the life of Christ in chronological harmony. You will learn about each of the four gospels, and their backgrounds. Each of the Gospels is introduced individually, however, and its unique contribution is consistently recognized throughout this course.
 

Understanding Your Bible

Have you ever felt like you can’t make sense out of the Bible, but wished you could? Starting from scratch, this course presents the general rules for reading the bible’s ordinary language and moves on to specific principles that apply to special types of language such as parables, figures of speech, Hebrew poetry, and symbols.
 

Spiritual Warfare

You will explore the three arenas of spiritual warfare that the maturing Christian will face: the mind, the church, and the heavenly places. This course will provide insight, wisdom, and discernment on the nature of the battle, and the keys to victory.
 

Faith

Believers will find new resources for understanding the Bible and applying biblical themes to their day-to-day lives to help renew their faith. This course offers a thorough and balanced understanding of key themes of the bible, and how to keep one’s faith during troubled times. By studying the themes of the books, these interactive studies offer individuals a new perspective of the Bible’s message.
 

Old Testament Survey

In this study, you will understand the pattern, unity, or progression of the Old Testament, and how stories like Moses, Noah, and David fit together. Dr. Benware offers a chronological approach to give you a bird’s-eye view of the Old Testament, while his book-by-book analysis reveals important details and emphases.
 

New Testament Survey

Understanding the essential information around the anticipation, institution, and fulfillment of the new covenant is vital for any Christian. This course goes through the 27 New Testament books to study the chronological order of the life of Christ, a look at political forces and ideologies of the first-century Roman world, and a glimpse into the inter-testamental periods.
 

Bible Doctrine

Beginning with a chapter on how to study Bible doctrine, this course provides you with studies and analyses of thirty important doctrines. Divine revelations, Christ, the Holy Spirit, angels, grace, peace, etc… Not only are these topics fascinating, but understanding them correctly is indispensable for spiritual stability and fruitful Christian living.
 

Christian Leadership

Believers will find new resources for understanding the Bible and applying biblical themes to their day-to-day lives. This course offers a thorough and balanced understanding of key themes of the bible, and what it means to become a leader. By studying the themes of the books, these interactive studies offer individuals a new perspective of the Bible’s message and how to become a leader in Christ.
 

Religious Cults

Cults and various religions are not hard to find. They are in your neighborhoods, the workplace, local schools, and maybe in your family. Chances are you’ve encountered at least one person in your lifetime who is a member of a cult. This course gives you the knowledge to discuss the critical differences between Christianity, the teachings of Mormonism, Jehovah’s Witness, Scientology, and many other religions and cults.
 

Christian Ethics

Evaluate the contemporary ethical options (such as antinomianism, situation ethics, and legalism) and pressing issues of the day (such as euthanasia, homosexuality, and divorce) from a biblical perspective. Learn about various topics such as:  animal rights, sexual ethics, and the biblical basis for ethical decisions, abortion, biomedical ethics, war, etc. and how to deal with these issues as a Christian.