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Fall 2021 Class Schedule

6:30-7:10 p.m. –  Methods of Bible Study
7:15-7:55 p.m.  –  Survey of the Old Testament II*
8:00-8:40 p.m.  –  Basic Bible Doctrine II*

*Survey of the Old Testament I and Basic Bible Doctrine I do not need to be taken before this class. They will be offered again at a later date for those interested.

Beginning September 13th, Anchor Baptist Church will host the second semester of the North Country School of the Bible. NCSB is a Bible training program that helps believers to expand their understanding of the Bible and to be equipped for ministry in the local church. The school is designed for members and workers in local churches, including deacons, Sunday School teachers, youth and children’s workers, Bible study leaders, and many others who simply desire to deepen their Bible knowledge and increase their effectiveness in serving the Lord.

Register online below or download and print the registration form below and email it to jamesnoreau@gmail.com or call 315-316-2136 with any questions.

Registration Deadline is August 31st.

Goals:

Upon completion of the School of the Bible program, students will be able to:

1) Explain the overall structure of the Bible and the themes of each book

2) Engage in personal Bible study using proper methods of interpretation

3) Speak to others about their faith in Christ and show others the way of salvation 

4) Provide biblical answers concerning key subjects of Bible doctrine

5) Teach others the purpose and mission of the New Testament church

6) Employ effective methods in teaching the Word of God to others

7) Follow biblical principles in establishing a Christian home that is honoring to Christ

Enrollment:

Enrollment is open to men and women in the community who have a sincere desire to know more of God’s Word. No academic prerequisites are in effect. Students come from all types of backgrounds and professions. Enrollment is open to adults of all ages and also to high school Juniors and Seniors.

Cost:

Student Notebooks are priced at $15 per class or $40 for all three classes offered each semester. This is the only required cost associated with the classes. A list of beneficial books will be available for additional purchase but are not mandatory for the classes.

Graduation:

Students must complete all twelve courses offered through the School of the Bible in order to graduate and earn a Biblical Studies Certificate. A student is considered to have earned credit for a course by his/her consistent attendance and participation in the class. Each class must meet for a minimum time period of forty (40) minutes, and must hold a minimum of twelve (12) class sessions per semester. A student receives credit for a class when he/she is in attendance not less than ten (10) of the class sessions.

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS:

Personal Evangelism

Practical instruction in witnessing to unbelievers and leading them to Jesus Christ. Emphasis is laid on key Bible principles relating to evangelism.  Students are taught how to use their personal testimony in witnessing and how to present the gospel clearly.

Survey of the Old Testament I

 A survey of the Books of Law (Genesis through Deuteronomy) and the Historical Books (Joshua through Esther) of the Old Testament. The main theme of each book is highlighted along with other significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.

Basic Bible Doctrine I

 Clear Bible teaching in the subjects of bibliology (the study of the Bible), theology (the study of God), Christology (the study of Jesus Christ), pneumatology (the study of the Holy Spirit), and angelology (the study of angels).  Bible answers are given to commonly asked questions concerning the Christian faith.

Methods of Bible Study

 Helpful methods to assist believers in personal Bible study.  Students learn principles of biblical interpretation to guide them in understanding different passages of Scripture such as narratives, psalms, proverbs, parables, and prophecy. Students also learn how to use Bible study tools to help them in their study of individual books, chapters, verses, and words.

Survey of the Old Testament II 

A survey of the Books of Poetry (Job through the Song of Solomon), the Major Prophets (Isaiah through Daniel), and the Minor Prophets (Hosea through Malachi) of the Old Testament. The main theme of each book is highlighted along with other signifi cant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.

Basic Bible Doctrine II

 Clear Bible teaching in the subjects of anthropology (the study of man), hamartiology (the study of sin), soteriology (the study of salvation), ecclesiology (the study of the church), and eschatology (the study of end times). Bible answers are given to commonly asked questions concerning the Christian faith.

Teaching the Bible

 Practical instruction on teaching the Bible effectively to adults, youth, and children. Biblical methods of teaching are explored and learned. This course is particularly helpful to Sunday School teachers and workers, Bible study leaders, and parents who are teaching the Bible in their homes.

The Christian Home

 Clear teaching from God’s Word concerning God’s design for the home and for the Christian family. Helpful instruction is given in the areas of marriage and parenting. This course is beneficial also to singles who plan to establish a Christian home some day.

Survey of the New Testament I

 A survey of the books of the New Testament (Matthew through Ephesians). The main theme of each book is highlighted along with other significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.

Survey of the New Testament II

 A survey of the books of the New Testament (Philippians through Revelation). The main theme of each book is highlighted along with other significant features including key words, key verses, and pictures of Christ.

The New Testament Church

 A study of the first-century church in the New Testament. Emphasis is laid on the biblical purpose of the church and on the involvement of each member of the body. Key topics are studied such as worship in the church and the prayer life of the church.

The Life of Christ

 A detailed look at the Person and work of the Lord Jesus Christ. Some topics covered are Christ’s virgin birth; His teachings, miracles, and parables; His suffering and death; His resurrection and ascension. Students also learn Bible answers concerning the deity of Jesus Christ.