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Course Description: Genesis 12-25 are the record of the life and faith of Abraham, the ancestor of Jesus. This course will have 14 lessons and each will cover one chapter of the book of Genesis. The focus of this study will be on the faithfulness of God who keeps every promise that he makes.
Course Objectives: The objectives of this course are to: Become familiar with the life of Abraham, one of the most important Old Testament characters. Learn how God is faithful and fulfills all of his words and promises. See how Abraham was trained in a life of faith. Learn how God declares righteous those who believe his word.
Requirements: This course is open to any GBI student. This course is an elective course in all three certificate programs. All students who enroll in this course should have a basic understanding of the Bible. In order to receive credit for this course, the student must be in attendance for at least 75% of the instruction periods, actively participate in the instruction periods when present, and complete on time and in a satisfactory manner any assignments and/or tests given by the instructor.
Lesson Format: Each week a chapter of Genesis is assigned for reading. After reading the chapter, the student will answer the questions in the study guide. Class time will be spent going through the questions on the study guide and addressing any questions that the students may have. The home preparation should take roughly an hour each week. In class discussion will last from 45-90 minutes, depending on the length of discussion with the instructor.
This document was prepared in June 2021