Survey of the Old Testament III – GBST 105

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 02/16/2022

Course Description

A comprehensive survey of Isaiah-Malachi.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


A student of God's Word must consider the value of how the prophetic books relate to the progression of the history of the Old Testament, both for the student’s own life and for God's overall revelation to and for His people.

Measurable Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Analyze the background of each Prophetic book.
  2. Discuss the truths of the Prophetic books.
  3. Explain the role and significance of the Prophetic books as they relate to God’s people, the Jews.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions (4)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each discussion. Each thread must be 400 words with at least 3 citations. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to at least 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be 200 words. Current Turabian formatting must be used, and acceptable sources include the Bible and the textbook.

Quizzes (4)

The student will complete four quizzes in this course. Each will be open-book/open-notes. The first three will contain 20 objective questions (multiple-choice, true/false, matching, fill-in-the-blank). The student will have 50 minutes to complete each of them. The fourth quiz is cumulative, covering all 8 modules while emphasizing the final two. It will contain 40 objective questions, and the student will have 1 hour and 40 minutes to complete it.