Course Syllabus: Bible Stories


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Course Description

 


 

Learning Bible stories is a great way to learn more about Christianity. They also help to inspire us and provide great life lessons that can be used in our lives today. Because of all these reasons, and other personal ones that people may have, studying Bible stories remains a popular pastime.

There are many Bible stories that are well known, and then there are some that are not quite as known, but still offer an important look at history. The great thing about Bible stories is that the lessons still hold true today. Although times have change and social norms have evolved, what lies at the core of how humans relate and interact with each other still remains. 

In this comprehensive course you will learn the details of many stories such as stories of Creation, the Promised Land, Israel, and much more. Additional stories about God's people include Job, Esther, the writing on the wall, and Daniel in the Lion's Den. You will also learn some of the most important stories of the life of Jesus Christ, including his birth, the apostles, the last supper, and Judas betraying Jesus.
 
This course also covers Jesus being on trial, his crucifixion, and returning to heaven, as well as the miracles and parables of Jesus. This course finishes up by looking at some of the more popular children's Bible stories.

There are many wonderful things to learn form this course; from Samson and Delilah to David and Goliath and everything in between. This comprehensive course offers many insightful writings and powerful life lessons, so why not join us today?

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required.

Course Topics

 

 

I.        Introduction

a.       Why read Bible stories

b.       Old and New Testament

c.       Narrowing it down

 

II.       Stories in Genesis

a.       Creation of the world

b.       Creation of Adam of Eve

c.       The forbidden fruit of Eve

d.       Noah and the flood

e.       Sodom and Gomorrah

 

III.      Going to the Promise Land

a.       Moses and the burning bush

b.       The ten plagues

c.       The 10 commandments

d.       Crossing the Red Sea

 

IV.      Israel

a.       Samson

b.       David and Goliath

c.       David and Bathsheba

d.       Jonah and the big fish

 

V.       God’s people in other countries

a.       The suffering of Job

b.       Esther’s banquet

c.       Writing on the wall

d.       Daniel and the Lion’s Den

 

VI.      Stories of Jesus Christ

a.       Jesus is born

b.       Jesus in the temple

c.       12 apostles chosen

d.       John the Baptist

 

VII.     More Jesus Stories

a.       The last supper

b.       Judas betrays Jesus

c.       Jesus on trial

 

VIII.    Jesus Dies, Lives On

a.       Jesus is crucified

b.       Jesus raised from the dead

c.       Jesus goes to heaven

IX.      Miracles of Jesus

a.       Two blind men

b.       Canaanite woman’s daughter

c.       Boy with demon

d.       Man born blind

e.       5,000 people fed

f.        Water turned into wine

 

X.       Parables of Jesus

a.       What parables are

b.       Weeds

c.       Hidden treasures

d.       Owner of a house

e.       Moneylender

f.        Good Samaritan

g.       Lowest seat at the feast

 

XI.      Bible Stories for Kids

a.       Baby in a basket

b.       The wise king

c.       Samson

d.       Noah’s rainbow

e.       Others

Course Materials

All course materials is provided in this class. There is no need to buy additional resources.

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a written and practice assignment that will directly apply what you have learned.
A brief 25 pt. quiz will follow each lesson. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what Bible stories are and why they're important.
  • Know stories in Genesis.
  • Know stories about the Promised Land.
  • Know Israelite stories.
  • Recognize stories of Jesus Christ.
  • Describe stories about life and death of Jesus Christ.
  • Know the miracles of Jesus.
  • Know the Parables of Jesus.
  • Identify Bible stories for kids, and
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
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Assessment Guide

An Introduction5
Lesson 1 Assignment25
Lesson 1: An Introduction to Bible Stories10
Lesson 2 Assignment25
Lesson 2: Stories in Genesis10
Lesson 3 Assignment25
Lesson 3: Going to the Promised Land8
Lesson 4 Assignment25
Lesson 4: Israelite Stories9
Lesson 5 Assignment25
Lesson 5: More Stories of God's People8
Lesson 6 Assignment25
Lesson 6: Stories of Jesus Christ10
Lesson 7 Assignment25
Lesson 7: More Jesus Stories9
Lesson 8 Assignment25
Lesson 8: Jesus Dies, Lives On10
Lesson 9 Assignment25
Lesson 9: Miracles of Jesus10
Lesson 10 Assignment25
Lesson 10: Parables of Jesus10
Lesson 11 Assignment25
Lesson 11: Bible Stories for Kids10
The Final Exam52
Total Points:436
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