Expositional study of John 15 and the importance of the believer to abide in Christ.
Expositional overview of Colossians.
The Person, Life, and Work of our Lord and Savior,
Jesus Christ, including Old
Testament prophecies and predictions of His first coming, His miraculous birth
and public ministry up to Passion Week.
continuation of the Person, Life, and Work of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ
from Gethsemane and Calvary to His resurrection, ascension, present ministry,
return, and eternal kingdom.
An expositional study of Acts 1–12 on the birth and growth of the
early Church, covering the transition from the dispensation of Law to Grace,
the place of apostleship, prophecy, and sign gifts for the establishment of the
Church, persecution, and the role and power of the Holy Spirit and the Gospel.
expositional study of Acts 13–28 on the growth of the early Church, the
missionary journeys of Paul, the planting and establishing of local churches, the
ministry of the Holy Spirit, and the advancement of the Gospel despite
opposition to it.
Since everything in GIBS is designed to be used in and through the local church, this class is a must. Students will study the Bible regarding the meaning, nature, plan, growth, doctrine, service, gifts, etc. of the Church.
A continuation of part 1, students will further examine from the Scriptures about the qualifications and ministry of a pastor and deacon, how a church is to respond to its spiritual leaders, along with learning about the ordinances, music, missions, separation, and future of the Church. GIBS students have remarked that these are some of the most helpful and practical classes they enjoy in GIBS.
Based on the textbook by Roy Zuck Basic Bible Interpretation, this course covers the history of biblical interpretation and the role of culture, grammar, figures of speech, types, symbols, parables, allegories, prophecy, use of the Old Testament in the New Testament, and faithful application of God’s Word following accurate interpretation.