Systematic Theology: Knowing the Doctrines of the Bible

Increase your understanding of God's word by learning the major teachings of the Bible!
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  • Length 4 hours
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  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2016 English

Course Description

"Knowing the Doctrines of the Bible (Systematic Theology)" explains what the Bible teaches about God (Theology), Jesus (Christology), the Holy Spirit (Pneumatology), Humanity (Anthropology), Salvation (Soteriology), Grace vs Law, the Church (Ecclesiology), Church Leadership, the Baptism in the Holy Spirit, Healing, Angels (Angelology), the Enemy (Demonology), Christian Morals (Moral Theology), Prayer, Worship, Death (Thanatology), and the Second Coming (Eschatology)

This course is based on the instructor's book, "Firm Foundations" (ISBN 978-0993006586) and is aimed at all Christians, including new believers, pastors, teachers, cell-group leaders, and youth workers etc. In each video lecture, Dr. Pattico gives an overview of what the Bible states about each area of doctrine, referring to relevant biblical passages.

By taking this course, you will increase your understanding and knowledge of God's Word, and you will have a firm foundation upon which to build your life and ministry. The understanding gained will also help you to be more confident in explaining your faith to others.

What are the requirements?

  • A Bible.
  • This course is based on the instructor's book (also available as an eBook) 'Firm Foundations: Knowing What You Believe' (ISBN: 978-0993006586). You can take the course without it, but it is strongly recommended that you obtain the paperback or eBook version. It is available from Amazon and other online retailers. Amazon.com link: http://amzn.com/0993006582 Amazon.co.uk link: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/0993006582

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You will grow in your relationship with God!
  • You will grow in your understanding of the Bible!
  • You will be able to better explain your faith to others!
  • You will be able to better apply God's word to your everyday life!
  • You will be familiar with what the Bible teaches about God, Jesus, the Holy Spirit, Humanity, Salvation, the Church, Church Leadership, the Baptism in the Spirit, Healing, Angels, the Enemy, Christian Morals, Prayer, Worship, Death, and the Second Coming!

What is the target audience?

  • All Christians who want to deepen their understanding of the Bible and grow in their relationship with God.
  • Pastors, ministers, Bible-study teachers, cell-group leaders, church youth workers.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
02:16

A brief introduction and how to get the most from this course.

Section 2: The Trinity
08:36

Theology is the study of God. In this session, we look at who God is and what He is like.

19:16

Christology is the study of Christ. In this session we explore who Christ is, what He does, and the sense in which He is "God".

19:15

Pneumatology is the study of the Holy Spirit. In this session we explore who the Spirit is, the fact that He is a person, the work He does, and the sense in which He is "God".

6 questions

A very brief, multiple-choice test about this section.

Section 3: Humanity and Salvation
10:02

Anthropology is the study of humanity. In this session we explore what the Bible says about human beings.

15:16

Soteriology is the study of salvation. In this session we explore what salvation is and how we can receive it.

15:51

Are Christians still under the law of Moses? What does it mean to be saved by grace? How is the Christian to live righteously? These questions are answered in this session.

5 questions

A very brief, multiple-choice test about this section.

Section 4: The Church
13:25

Ecclesiology is the study of the Church. In this session we explore what the Bible says about the Church and its mission.

19:21

How is the church to be led? Who are the "elders" of the church? How many elders did each church have? What other ministers are to play a leadership role in the church? Do men and women have equal roles in church leadership? These questions are answered in this session.

6 questions

A very brief, multiple-choice test about this section.

Section 5: Spirit-led Living
18:10

What is the baptism in the Holy Spirit? What is the purpose of this blessing? How can we receive it? These questions are answered in this session.

10:20

Moral theology is the study of Christian ethics. In this session we explore some of the moral values that Christians should live by.

7 questions
A very brief, multiple-choice test about this section.
Section 6: The Supernatural Realm
13:11

Is it always God's will to heal our bodies? Can we heal the sick today? How should we respond if someone is not healed? These questions are answered in this session.

10:21

Angelology is the study of angels. In this session we explore what the Bible says about angels and other heavenly beings.

10:26

Demonology is the study of demons. In this session we explore what the Bible says about the devil and his cohorts.

4 questions

A very brief, multiple-choice test about this section.

Section 7: Engaging with God
11:34

In this session we explore what prayer is, the manner in which we should pray, and hindrances to effective prayer.

08:59

In this session we explore what worship is and the manner in which we should worship.

4 questions

A very brief, multiple-choice test about this section.

Section 8: Death and Eternity
12:23

Thanatology is the study of death. in this session we explore what happened to the souls of people who died in the Old Testament, and what happens to the souls of people who die today.

10:55

Eschatology is the study of the last things. In this session, we explore what will happen when Jesus Christ comes again.

5 questions

A very brief, multiple-choice test about this section.

Section 9: Final Word
01:03

A word of thanks from the instructor for taking this course.

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Instructor Biography

Dr Stuart Pattico, Senior Pastor at Joy Community Church

I’m Dr. Stuart Pattico, the Senior Pastor and Founder of Joy Community Church and the author of several Christian books including 'Firm Foundations', 'The Holy Spirit Manual', 'The Anointing', 'Praying with Power', 'Hearing God's Voice', 'Moving in the Prophetic', 'The Glory Within You', 'Discover and Fulfil Your Purpose', and 'Making Sense of the Bible'.

I have three earned degrees: a Doctor of Ministry from Christian Leadership University, a Master of Arts in Bible & Ministry from King’s College London, and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Computing & Information Systems from Goldsmiths, University of London.

I have been in Christian ministry since 2004 and have shared God's Word to people of various backgrounds in the United Kingdom, Kenya, India and Ghana.

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