Open Bible Course
What is the Open Bible Course?
It is a great opportunity for anyone who wants to do an in depth semi-academic study of the Bible.
What do I study?
The compulsory subjects are:
Introduction to the Bible
An overview of the entire Bible, plus helpful hints on how to understand its main themes. [View syllabus]
New Testament 1
Exploring God’s purposes in sending Christ. Getting to know Jesus through the Gospel of Mark. [View syllabus]
Old Testament 1
Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy together. What do they teach? What holds them together? [View syllabus]
We explore the Bible’s teaching about God – how we get to know Him, what He is like, what He has done for us. [View syllabus]
Ephesians presents a big picture, with cosmic dimensions, of God and his world. [View syllabus]
Details of the full course are on the Open Bible Institute website (UK one) under the Preliminary Theological Certificate.The syllabus can be viewed at www.open-bible-institute.org (Moore course).
When is it and when can I start?
Please contact the church office for details for 2013!
Where is it?
We meet on Tuesdays St John’s church from 8-9.15pm fortnightly during school term.
We aim to have 10 sessions plus one revision session for each unit. We have just finished the second module, New Testament 1 and will start Old Testament 1 in January. We do the course at half pace, taking 2 terms for each module.
Is there homework?
At least one hour of homework is required each week.
Who do I contact?
Phone the church office 020 305 0520