Learn the Bible...Right
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Learn the Bible...Right

A how-to-learn-the-Bible course that directs you around the confusing traps and launches you with great confidence
4.9 (18 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
148 students enrolled
Created by Chas Stevenson
Last updated 10/2013
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  • 3 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • By the end of the course, you'll have much greater confidence in understanding the Bible, talking about the Bible, and knowing the God of the Bible.
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  • The only thing required is a Bible, or a least a desire to learn it.

Why a course on learning the Bible? I mean, it's only a book - just read it, right? Not right. Many have tried to learn it without any help and fallen into the same traps.

The traps keep people from right understanding of God and His ways, and they can point people in a very wrong direction. Many strange religious beliefs and practices have been birthed from wrong Bible interpretation, but it doesn't have to happen.

This course will help you avoid the traps altogether and leap far ahead of most in understanding God and His Word.

I've included sections on the framework for all Bible understanding, the rules of Bible interpretation, how to choose a translation and the differences of each, and the different types of Bible study. Also, I've taken some key passages of misunderstanding and given clarification as an example of avoiding wrong doctrine. There is a section on suggested resources to complement your Bible study. And finally, I've included a Books of the Bible summary, where I give a brief expose on every book of the Bible.

This video course is designed to ignore the boring, unnecessary approach that one would get at a seminary, and take you right into things that help with life-application of the Bible - for YOUR life. And some of the material is taken directly from live teaching sessions.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who believes in God will love this course. And anyone who doesn't believe in God will at least know why some people do, and how to understand Him if they change their minds.
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Curriculum For This Course
9 Lectures
1 Lecture 04:48

learning the Bible, not as an ancient history book, but a life-application revolutionary tool for success and victory today

Preview 04:48
The #1 Trap
1 Lecture 06:21

For any ordinary book, the logical approach is to begin on page 1. The Bible, however, is no ordinary book.

Preview 06:21
Right Interpretation
3 Lectures 01:14:20

Many a believer has gotten lost in their quest for the true God. Many a believer has a spiritual house of understanding that is shaky and rattly. And the reason is that they didn't quite understand the framework, or the foundation, for Bible interpretation.

The Framework For Interpretation

“Never compare this Book with other books. Comparisons are dangerous. Never think or never say that this book contains the Word of God. It is the Word of God. It is supernatural in origin, eternal in duration, inexpressible in value, infinite in scope, regenerative in power, infallible in authority, universal in interest, personal in application, inspired in totality. Read it through. Write it down. Pray it in. Work it out. And then pass it on.”

Realize What You Are Approaching

The Bible has caused great joy in the lives of many people. It has also caused much dissension between people who interpreted things differently. But actually, if we consider the nature of a perfect and principled God, there can only be one right interpretation for the any particular concept or passage of scripture. By following a few surprising spiritual principles of Bible interpretation, the believer can be precise and correct in his belief.

10 Rules of Bible Interpretation
Studying Effectively
3 Lectures 46:00

Most Bible translations are acceptable, based on their application, but some are better than others.

Choosing a Translation

Getting familiar with the Word of God - quick, easy, and with anticipation...

Types of Bible Study

Just reading the Bible is first, and absolutely necessary. But it's not enough for full understanding nor quick spiritual growth. We all need additional resources to help us: concordances, books, online tools, phone apps, teachers and preachers, and more.

Resources to Complement Your Bible Reading
1 Lecture 37:50

Chas steps through each book of the Bible, giving a brief synopsis of each.

Books of the Bible.
About the Instructor
Chas Stevenson
4.6 Average rating
47 Reviews
316 Students
3 Courses
Pastor & Bible Teacher

Pastor Chas is a stimulating Bible teacher and author of the life-changing book, God, Why?, as well as newer releases of The Real Grace and The Call of the Christian. His ministry to the Church is marked with a demonstration of God's Word and power that quiets the emotions, stirs the spirit, and brings people up to their high calling of God in Christ. With New Testament, scriptural logic that feels like bowling balls crashing through glass pins, Chas is a foundation-builder of God's Word in people, holding nothing back in igniting people's faith toward God, while keeping false doctrine and common Christian distractions exposed and avoided.