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’

St Mary’s Cathedral KL
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 11 Feb 2020
Deadline: 18 Feb 2020
PJEFC
Fridays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 14 Feb 2020
Deadline: 21 Feb 2020
CHRIST CHURCH IPOH
Saturdays 4pm – 6pm
Begins: 11 Jan 2020
UM Christian Fellowship
Mondays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: End of Feb 2020
BEM Kuching Evangelical Church
Saturdays 10.30am – 12.30pm
Begins: 7 March 2020
DUMC
Saturdays 9am – 11am
Begins: 17 Mar 2020
Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 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

Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 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

St Mary’s Cathedral KL
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 11 Feb 2020
Deadline: 18 Feb 2020
Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 31 MAY 2020
Exam period: 17 – 31 May 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

Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 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

Melaka
Wednesday 8-9pm
Begins: 4 Mar 2020
Deadline: 11 Mar 2020

Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 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

PJEFC
Fridays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 14 Feb 2020
Deadline: 21 Feb 2020
Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 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

St Mary’s Cathedral KL
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 11 Feb 2020
Deadline: 18 Feb 2020
Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 31 MAY 2020
Exam period: 17 – 31 May 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

Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 31 MAY 2020
Exam period: 17 – 31 May 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

Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 31 MAY 2020
Exam period: 17 – 31 May 2020

Advanced Theology Certificate (ThC) Courses

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

Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 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

Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 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.

St Mary’s Cathedral KL
Tuesdays 8pm – 10pm
Begins: 11 Feb 2020
Deadline: 18 Feb 2020
Self study
First day of term: 1 MARCH 2020
End of Term: 31 MAY 2020
Exam period: 17 – 31 May 2020