Assemblies of God Credentialing Preparation → Certified Minister

Synoptic Gospels: The Life & Teachings of Christ (BIB 112)


Description
This course is a study of the life of Christ from the viewpoint of the Synoptic Gospels— Matthew, Mark, and Luke. This course will help students grasp the important events in Christ’s life. It enables the student to preach and teach about Christ with greater understanding and effectiveness, and it challenges him or her to follow Christ's personally with greater dedication and stronger devotion in service to Him.

*Supplemental reading recommendation: The Words and Works of Jesus Christ: A Study of the Life of Christ
by J. Dwight Pentecost, (https://amzn.to/2GxOLdW)

**Student's will not need to purchase the course textbook. All the material is available with your subscription.

Credential Level: Certified Course Instructor: Dan Wallentine

Content
  • Getting Started
  • A Note from the Director
  • Meet Your Instructor
  • Section 1 - introduction to the synoptic Gospels
  • Four portraits, One Jesus - Chapter 1: What Are the Gospels?
  • Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels - Part 1
  • Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels - Part 2
  • Introduction to the Synoptic Gospels - Part 3
  • The Bible Project: The Birth of Jesus
  • Jesus in The Gospels - Intro
  • The Gospels Are Fact, Not Folklore Today
  • When Were The Gospels Written and by Whom?
  • The Holy Spirit in the Gospels
  • Three Ways John is Different
  • Synoptic Gospels Quiz #1
  • Synoptic Gospels Personal Reflection #1
  • Section 2 - Historical Context
  • The Bible Project: Read Scripture: Matthew Ch. 1-13
  • The Intertestamental Period - Part 1
  • The Intertestamental Period - Part 2
  • Overview Bible: The Tanakh
  • Life of Christ Biblical Timeline - Part 1
  • Life of Christ Biblical Timeline - Part 2
  • Why Are Jesus’ Genealogies in Matthew and Luke Different?
  • Bible Contradictions Explained: 4 Reasons the Gospels Disagree
  • The Study of Gospel Background
  • The Gospels and Their Origin
  • Yes, You Can Trust the Four Gospels.
  • Synoptic Gospels Quiz #2
  • Synoptic Gospels Personal Reflection #2
  • Section 3 - Literary Context
  • The Bible Project: Read Scripture: Matthew Ch. 14-28
  • New Testament Literature - Genre and Synoptics - Part 1
  • New Testament Literature - Genre and Synoptics - Part 2
  • New Testament Literature - Genre and Synoptics - Part 3
  • How You Should Deal With the Differences in the Synoptic Gospels
  • How do you respond to Bart Ehrman? - NT Wright
  • Jesus in The Gospels - Chapter 1, Part 1
  • Synoptic Gospels Quiz #3
  • Synoptic Gospels Personal Reflection #3
  • Section 4 - Jesus' Life & Teaching
  • The Bible Project: The Gospel According to Mark
  • BibleTalk: Life of Jesus in Chronological Order - Part 1
  • BibleTalk: Life of Jesus in Chronological Order - Part 2
  • Timeline: Flight Of Faith: The Jesus Story (Biblical Documentary) - Part 1
  • Timeline: Flight Of Faith: The Jesus Story (Biblical Documentary) - Part 2
  • Timeline: Flight Of Faith: The Jesus Story (Biblical Documentary) - Part 3
  • Jesus in The Gospels - Chapter 1, Part 2
  • Baptism in the Holy Spirit: The Life and Ministry of Jesus
  • What Jesus Teaches Men about Money, Sex, and Power - George Paul Wood
  • Synoptic Gospels Quiz #4
  • Synoptic Gospels Personal Reflection #4
  • Section 5 - The Gospel & The Kingdom
  • The Bible Project: Gospel of The Kingdom
  • What is the Gospel - Scot McKnight
  • What is the Gospel? - NT Wright
  • The Gospel Coalition: Did Jesus Preach the Gospel?
  • The Explicit Gospel - Part 1
  • The Explicit Gospel - Part 2
  • The Explicit Gospel - Part 3
  • What Shall We Preach? A Biblical Understanding Of The Gospel
  • AG Position Paper - The Kingdom of God
  • Synoptic Gospels Quiz #5
  • Synoptic Gospels Personal Reflection #5
  • Section 6 - Parables
  • The Birth of Jesus - Gospel of Luke Ch. 1-2
  • The Bible Project: Gospel of Luke Ch. 3-9
  • Dr. Mark Jennings, Mark, Lecture 8, Parables - Part 1
  • Dr. Mark Jennings, Mark, Lecture 8, Parables - Part 2
  • How to Read the Bible: The Parables of Jesus
  • Parables - Part 1
  • Parables - Part 2
  • Parables - How Jesus Taught
  • The Contexts of Jesus' Parables
  • A History of Parable Interpretation
  • Guidelines for Interpreting Jesus' Parables
  • Synoptic Gospels Quiz #6
  • Synoptic Gospels Personal Reflection #6
  • section 7 - Miracles
  • The Bible Project: Gospel of Luke Ch. 9-19
  • Challenging Skepticism about Miracles - Craig Keener - Part 1
  • Challenging Skepticism about Miracles - Craig Keener - Part 2
  • Miracles in Church History
  • The Gospels & Faith, Healing & Disability
  • Synoptic Gospels Quiz #7
  • Synoptic Gospels Personal Reflection #7
  • Section 8 - The Passion
  • The Bible Project: Gospel of Luke Ch. 19-23
  • The Bible Project: Gospel of Luke Ch. 24
  • Did the Resurrection Really Happen? - William Lane Craig - Part 1
  • Did the Resurrection Really Happen? - William Lane Craig - Part 2
  • Did the Resurrection Really Happen? - William Lane Craig - Part 3
  • Did the Resurrection Really Happen? - William Lane Craig - Part 4
  • Easter Week in Real Time
  • A Matter of Death and Life
  • The Suffering Servant (Part 1)
  • The Suffering Servant (Part 2)
  • The Crucifixion Of Christ
  • What Passion Week Means
  • Synoptic Gospels Quiz #8
  • Synoptic Gospels Personal Reflection #8
  • Section 9 - Synoptics compared to John
  • The Bible Project: Read Scripture: John Ch. 1-12
  • The Bible Project: Read Scripture: John Ch. 13-21
  • Yale Bible Study Series: The Gospel of John: The Prologue - Part 1
  • Yale Bible Study Series: The Gospel of John: The Prologue - Part 2
  • Yale Bible Study Series: The Gospel of John: The Bread of Life
  • Yale Bible Study Series: The Gospel of John: The Resurrection
  • The Gospel According to John 3:16 - Craig Keener
  • The Uniqueness of John’s Gospel
  • The Fourth Gospel
  • The Deity of Christ in the Synoptic Gospels
  • Synoptic Gospels Quiz #9
  • Synoptic Gospels Personal Reflection #9
  • Section 10 - Student Presentation 14d
  • Flash Card Study Session
  • Final Presentation
  • Final Reflection
  • Wrapping Up
  • For Further Reading
  • End of Class Survey
  • You're one step closer!
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever