Certificate Course Registration

Below are the available courses available this coming term. Please complete the foundation course, Bible Overview before registering for any other course.

Preliminary Theology Certificate (PTC) Courses

Foundation: Bible Overview

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BT111 Foundation: Bible Overview

An overview of the entire Bible, plus helpful hints on how to understand its main themes.

Syllabus
1. The Book of Books
2. Interpreting the Bible
3. From creation to new creation
4. Israel and God’s purposes
5. The promised land and God’s good purposes writings
6. The Kingdom of David & God’s purpose
7. God’s purpose renewed
8. Jesus the fulfiller of God’s purpose
9. The Gospel for the nations
10. Awaiting the fulfilment – The Apostles’

Term 2
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 19 May 2020
Term 2
Wednesdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 20 May 2020

Faith EFC

Term 2
Sundays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 28 June 2020
Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020
Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

圣经综览

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圣经综览

《圣经综览》指出圣经的信息是如何由头至尾的向我们揭示;不同的书卷又是怎样在历史和神学方面互相关联。如此,我们就能明白圣经所教导的原则,正是我们该用来解释圣经的基要方法。

课程大纲:

第一课 – 书中之书

第二课 – 解释圣经

第三课 – 由创造到新创造

第四课 – 以色列与神的计划

第五课 – 神美善的计划与应许之地

第六课 – 大卫的国与神的计划

第七课 – 神计划的更新

第八课 – 神计划的实现者 —— 耶稣

第九课 – 给万民的福音

第十课 – 等候应许实现 —— 使徒的书信

Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020
Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

Ephesians

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NT112 Ephesians

This letter teaches us that we can only understand the present by relating it to what God has done in the past, and therefore to his intentions for the future. Ephesians presents a big picture, with cosmic dimensions, of God and his world for us to take in.

Syllabus
1. Why write to the Ephesians
2. The big picture of God’s salvation
3. The Christian and the Church
4. The mystery in focus
5. The new humanity: in church
6. The new humanity: the old self and the new self
7. The new humanity: out of darkness into light
8. The new humanity: living by God’s wisdom
9. The new humanity: living in the overlap of the ages
10. To sum up all things in Christ

Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

Christian Worship

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CW111 Christian Worship

What is the biblical meaning of ‘worship’? How will that meaning be expressed?

Syllabus
1. Worship in the Old Testament
2. Worship under the New Covenant
3. Why the early Christians met together
4. The Lord’s Supper
5. The Development of Liturgies
6. Continental Reformation Liturgies
7. British Reformation Liturgies
8. Modern Liturgies
9. Hearing God’s Word
10. Singing Together​

Self-study

Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020

Promise to Fulfilment

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BT121 Promise to Fulfilment

This module is designed to help students interpret the Bible and so is particularly useful for those who are involved in any teaching ministry.

Syllabus
1. Biblical Theology
2. Jesus and the Old Testament
3. Abraham and the Children of Promise 1
4. Abraham and the Children of Promise 2
5. Exodus and God’s Redemption 1
6. Exodus and God’s Redemption 2
7. The King of God’s Kingdom
8. The Covenant of Grace
9. The Gospel for the Nations
10. The Eternal Inheritance

Self-study

Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020

从应许到应验

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从应许到应验

课程大纲:

第一课:圣经神学
第二课:耶稣・旧约
第三课:亚伯拉罕・应许之民(上)
第四课:亚伯拉罕・应许之民(下)
第五课:出埃及・神的救赎(上)
第六课:出埃及・神的救赎(下)
第七课:神国之王
第八课:恩典之约
第九课:万国的福音
第十课:永恒的基业

Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

Doctrine 1

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CT101 Doctrine 1

We explore the Bible’s teaching about God – how we get to know him, what he is like, what he has done for us.

Syllabus
1. The Gospel of God
2. Knowing God
3. Sources for the knowledge of God
4. The Bible as the Word of God
5. The God we know (1)
6. The God we know (2): the Trinity
7. The God who creates
8. The God who saves
9. The God who rules history
10. The God who renews

Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

Old Testament 1

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OT111 Old Testament 1

Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy together. What do they teach? What holds them together.

Syllabus
1. Creation and God’s purposes
2. Rebellion and judgement
3. The patriarchs
4. The book of Exodus
5. The redemption of Israel
6. Israel at Sinai
7. The sacrificial system
8. The book of Numbers
9. The book of Deuteronomy
10. Major ideas in Deuteronomy

EFC (USJ1)

Term 2
Saturdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: TBC

Self-study

Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020
Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

Intermediate Theology Certificate (ITC) Courses

Doctrine 2

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CT121 Doctrine 2

Who is Jesus Christ? What is the nature of sin? How did Christ’s death deal with sin?

Syllabus

1. Adam: Man of Dust
2. Adam: Man in Sin
3. Christ: The Man from Heaven
4. Christ Crucified
5. Christ Exalted
6. The Spirit of God
7. The Call of God
8. Turning to God
9. The Justice of God
10. God’s Choice

PJEFC

Term 2
Wednesdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 20 May 2020
Term 2
Thursdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 16 April 2020
Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020
Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

Romans

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NT122 Romans

Romans opens up the central truths of the gospel. This book has changed many lives. Some of these lives have changed history. A detailed walk through the book of Romans in this module.

Syllabus
1. The background of the letter
2. Why we need the gospel
3. How God meets our need
4. The fruit of justification
5. The Christian and sin
6. The Christian and God’s law
7. Life in the Spirit
8. The problem of Israel’s unbelief
9. Jews and Gentiles in the plan of God
10. Love in action

Term 2
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 19 May 2020

Self-study
Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020

End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020

Reformation Church History

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CH122 Reformation Church History

The Reformation was the time when the gospel was rediscovered. Learn how Christians found the freedom that Christ brings.

Syllabus
1. The medieval Background
2. Martin Luther
3. Lay Reformation in the cities
4. The radical Reformation
5. John Calvin & international Calvinism
6. The papal Reformation
7. The monarchical Reformation in England
8. Liturgical Reformation & Marion Counter Reformation
9. Elizabethan England & international
10. Scotland and Presbyterianism

Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

Prayer Book

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CW121 Prayer Book

A historical and theological exploration of why and how Anglicans meet together.

Syllabus 
1. What really is worship?

2. Why gather together?
3. The Lord’s Supper
4. The first English Prayer Book
5. The second English Prayer Book
6. The Prayer Book from 1552 to 1662
7. Modern Anglican Prayer Books
8. Morning and Evening Prayer
9. Baptism and Confirmation
10. Occasional services

St Mary’s Cathedral KL

Term 2
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 19 May 2020

Self-study

Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020

New Testament 2

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NT121 New Testament 2

We trace how the risen and ascended Christ continues to achieve his gospel purposes through the events of the book of Acts.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to the Acts of the Apostles
2. The beginning of the church
3. The Church and the Jewish authorities
4. The Church begins to expand
5. The beginnings of the Gentile mission
6. The mission to Asia Minor and its repercussions
7. Paul’s missionary campaign in Macedonia & Achaia
8. Paul’s missionary campaign in Asia Minor
9. Paul’s arrest and imprisonment Part 1
10. Paul’s arrest and imprisonment Part 2

Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

Old Testament 2

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OT121 Old Testament 2

This unit considers the Former Prophets from Joshua to 2 Kings.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to the former prophets
2. The book of Joshua
3. The book of Judges
4. 1 Samuel 1–12 Samuel and the beginnings of the monarchy
5. 1 Samuel 13-31
6. 2 Samuel
7. 1 Kings 1-11
8. 1 Kings 12—2 Kings 17 Israel and Judah
9. 1 Kings 17—2 Kings 13
10. 2 Kings 18-25

Self-study

Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020

Advanced Theology Certificate (ThC) Courses

Doctrine 3

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CT131 Doctrine 3

The Church. What it is and what does it do in the purposes of God? Attention is paid to Christian worship, baptism and the Lord’s supper.

Syllabus
1. The Church (1): The Nature of the Church
2. The Church (2): God’s Calling of the Church
3. The Church (3): The Fellowship of the Church
4. The Church (4): The Continuity of the Church
5. The Church (5): The Church & Denominations
6. Christian Worship
7. The Lord’s Supper
8. Baptism
9. The Ministry
10. False Ministries

* The Church (Doctrine 3) is available as a paper-based unit only, not available online.

Self-study

Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020

Old Testament 3

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OT131 Old Testament 3

This unit focuses on the Latter prophets from Isaiah through to the Minor prophets.

Syllabus 

1. The prophets in historical and canonical context
2. The prophets in theological context
3. Overview of Isaiah
4. Isaiah 1-39
5. Isaiah 40-66
6. Jeremiah
7. Ezekiel
8. The Twelve (1): Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah
9. The Twelve (2): Nahum, Micah, Habakkuk, Zephaniah
10. The Twelve (3): Haggai, Malachi, Zechariah

St Mary’s Cathedral KL
Term 2
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 19 May 2020

Self-study

Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020

Old Testament 4

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OT141 Old Testament 4

The focus of this unit is in the ‘Writings’ with a particular look at the nature of wisdom literature in the Old Testament.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to the Writings
2. The Psalms: an overview
3. Selected Psalms
4. Wisdom in Israel
5. The book of Proverbs
6. The Song of Songs and Ruth
7. The book of Job
8. Ecclesiastes and Lamentations
9. Apocalyptic in Israel
10. Daniel, Esther and the Apocrypha

Self-study

Term 2
Begins: 1 June 2020
End: 31 August 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 August 2020

John’s Gospel

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NT142 John's Gospel

The gospel and the letters of John, showing to us the importance of his witness to the life and work of Jesus Christ.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to John’s Gospel (1)
2. Introduction to John’s Gospel (2)
3. Jesus in the World (1) (John 1-4)
4. Jesus in the World (2) (John 5-12)
5. Jesus with His Disciples (John 13-16)
6. Jesus Bears the Sins of Men (John 17-19)
7. Jesus Returns to the Father (John 20-21)
8. Introduction to the First Epistle of John (1)
9. Introduction to the First Epistle of John (2)
10. Introduction to the Second & Third Epistles of John

Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

New Testament 3

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NT131 New Testament 3

Paul and his ministry. Investigating the problems he faced, the gospel he preached and the letters he wrote.

Syllabus
1. Introduction to Paul’s Letters
2. Paul and the Gospel
3. The Defence of the Gospel of grace
4. The Nature of Christian Freedom
5. Paul the Pastor
6. Problems at Corinth
7. The Apostolic Ministry
8. Philippians and Ephesians
9. Fullness of Life in Christ
10. The Pastoral Epistles

Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020

Apologetics

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ET131 Apologetics

How do we answer people’s questions about Christianity? This unit presents guidelines on how to develop a reasoned biblical approach.

Syllabus
1. The Christian Apologist
2. Varieties of approach
3. Faith and reason
4. Concepts of truth
5. Arguing for the existence of God
6. Intellectual barriers to faith: traditional questions
7. Intellectual barriers to faith: alternative world views
8. Intellectual barriers to faith: Christian doctrines
9. Personal barriers to faith
10. Apologetics in action

* Apologetics is available as a paper-based unit only, not available online.

Term 1 (Reopened)
Begins: 1 March 2020
End: 31 May 2020
Exam Period: 17-31 May 2020