Survey of the New Testament I – GBST 163

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

Course Description

A comprehensive survey of the New Testament books of Matthew through John.

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

Rationale

The New Testament describes for us the earthly ministry of Jesus Christ and the institution of His church. This knowledge is foundational to all other Bible study and personal living.

Course Assignment

Textbook Readings

Course Requirements Checklist

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

Discussions (6)

Discussion are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student will create a thread in response to the provided prompt. Each discussion thread must be at least 400 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the discussion, the student will reply to at least 2 classmates. Each reply must be at least 200 words. (CLOs: A, C, E)

Resurrection Paper Assignment

The student will write a paper on the historicity of the resurrection of Jesus. For this paper, the student will write a paper of at least 5 pages. The paper must be written in current Turabian format and submitted through Turnitin. (CLOs: D, E)

Parable Paper Assignment

The student will write a paper on one of the parables of Christ and the application of that parable to the Church of today. For the paper, the student will write a paper of at least 5 pages. The paper must be written in current Turabian format and submitted through Turnitin. (CLOs: D, E)

Quizzes (8)

Each quiz will cover the assigned readings from the Willmington text. Each quiz will be open-book/open-notes, contain 20 multiple-choice questions, and have a time limit of 30 minutes (CLOs: A, B, C, D)