How to Unleash the Power of the Bible to Change Your Life
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How to Unleash the Power of the Bible to Change Your Life

2 Hours to Tap Into the Bible's Unending Power
4.8 (4 ratings)
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28 students enrolled
Created by Paula Whidden
Last updated 11/2018
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 17 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will uncover why the Bible was written.
  • You will discover who wrote the Bible.
  • You will be able to find verses and topics within the Bible.
  • You will gain an overview of how the Bible was organized.
  • You will appreciate the historical significance of the Bible.
  • You will understand ways the Bible can help you personally.
  • You will be able to choose the Bible translation that best suits you.
  • You will begin reading the Bible for yourself without fear or intimidation.
Requirements
  • No previous knowledge or tools are required.
Description

In just two hours, you will understand how to tap into the Bible’s unending power and begin to see how it will transform your life.

As a book, the Bible stands alone. In constant use for 2 millennia, the Bible contains information that has helped billions of people. And yet, it can be overwhelming to begin reading it. If you don't know where to begin and want to dig into this ancient and yet always relevant book, then this course is for you.

By the time you finish this course, you will have a strong understanding of how the Bible is put together and be able to begin studying it for yourself so that you can grow closer to God and being the best you can be.


Who this course is for:
  • This course is for humans between the ages of 18 and 80.
  • This course will best guide people who have some, little or no previous knowledge of the Bible.
  • This course with get you started if you want to better understand and use this ancient, yet continually current, book.
Course content
Expand all 27 lectures 02:40:06
+ Introduction and Overview
3 lectures 02:55

Meet Paula Whidden, your instructor for this course.

Preview 00:49

This is an overview of what you will learn in this course.

Preview 01:26

In this lecture, you will learn how you can get the most from this course.

Preview 00:40
+ How to Choose a Bible for Yourself
1 lecture 16:57

It's time for you to pick your own Bible. This lecture will help you to find the best translation for you.

Time to Pick a Bible for Yourself
16:57
+ Why the Bible Was Written
2 lectures 07:43

Here, we learn about the why the Old Testament of the Bible was written.

The oldest stuff - aka Old Testament
03:32

This lecture shares why the New Testament was written.

The newest stuff - aka New Testament
04:11
+ Who Wrote the Bible and How?
2 lectures 16:57

This lecture gives you a basic background on the writers of the Bible.

Who Wrote the Bible
04:05

This lecture addresses the methods used for recording the Bible.

How the Bible Was Written
12:52
+ What's In The Bible
12 lectures 01:30:21

This lecture gives an overview of what you can expect within this section of the course as you dig into what's in the Bible.

Preview 03:30

This lecture contains an overview of the themes you will notice flowing throughout the Bible.

Themes of the Bible
03:23

In this lesson, I'll give you an overview of the first five books of the Bible: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy.

The Books of Moses
07:47

This lecture gives an overview of the books in the Old Testament referred to as the historical books: Joshua, Judges, Ruth, 1st and 2nd Samuel, 1st and 2nd Kings, 1st and 2nd Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Esther.

The Historical Books of the Bible
10:55

This lecture gives an overview of the poetic books of the Bible: Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, and Song of Songs.

The Poetic Books of the Bible
10:30

This lecture gives an overview of the major prophets of the Bible: Isaiah, Jeremiah, Lamentations, Ezekiel, and Daniel.

The Major Prophets of the Bible
10:01

This lecture gives an overview of the books of the Bible known as the minor prophets: Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, and Malachi.

The Minor Prophets of the Bible
14:26

This lecture contain an overview of the 4 gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.

The Gospels
07:25

This lecture contains an overview of the book of Acts and how the church began.

Preview 00:44

This lecture contains an overview of the books in the New Testament referred to as the Letters of Paul: Romans, 1st and 2nd Corinthians, Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, 1st and 2nd Thessalonians, 1st and 2nd Timothy, Titus, and Philemon.

Letters of Paul
12:55

This lecture contains an overview of the books of the Bible referred to as the Other Letters: Hebrews, James, 1st and 2nd Peter, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd John, and Jude.

Other Letters from Apostles
07:32

This lecture looks at an overview of the only prophetic book in the New Testament, Revelation.

Revelation
01:13
+ What Difference Does The Bible Make?
3 lectures 15:04

This lecture addresses the impact the Bible has made throughout history.

Historical Significance
05:31

This lecture contains quotes and stories about and by people whose lives have been changed because of the Bible.

Preview 05:47

This lecture helps you to understand the ways that you can personally grow by reading the Bible.

Personal Growth Offered by the Bible
03:46
+ Start Your Bible Study
4 lectures 10:09

This lecture helps you to begin studying the Bible for yourself. In it, you will learn how to make the most of reading a book of the Bible or even just a chapter.

Read a Book or Chapter
03:15

This lecture guides you on how you can search and study a specific topic in the Bible.

Study a Specific Topic
03:02

This lecture help you to know how to find and make use of devotionals so that you can begin studying the Bible for yourself.

Use a Devotional
02:19

This lecture concludes the Bible Basics course.

Conclusion and Final Thoughts
01:33