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About this course
This course lays out the foundational concepts and structures necessary to begin using the Arcing Bible study method. Arcing has been well-tested and found to be an excellent tool for digging deep in God's Word. Join us in a study that will challenge you to think harder and dive way below the surface as we work through the first chapter of James together.
child of God / husband / father / creator of Biblearc / teacher / programmer
Pastor, Glen Memorial Baptist Church, St. Ignace, MI
servant of Jesus / husband / dad / pastor / musician / teacher @ Biblearc
hijo de Dios | esposo | padre | pastor y maestro | instructor y desarrollador de recursos @ Biblearc
Husband, Dad, and fourth year seminary student at Bethlehem College and Seminary.
An online, interactive course
Path courses are designed to lead you deeper in your study of Scripture through academic rigor and a heart of worship. We have laid out fifteen different courses along the entire spectrum of Bible study training so that there might be something for everyone—both new believers and veteran pastors, stay-at-home moms and missionaries. These courses are conveniently online with creative interactive components to help you persevere to the end within a fellowship that covers the globe. You may also take advantage of personal interaction with course instructors in a variety of ways. Finally, path courses are built so as to equip you in using Biblearc's extensive Bible study toolbox while you learn to discover biblical glories for yourself.
About the “putting it together” series
On the foundation of keen observation skills and biblical interpretation principles, this series puts the focus on the central study objective of our efforts—discerning what the text means. Included here are the preferred Bible study methods of some of the best Bible teachers of our day—methods that help us see how texts grammatically and logically connect, taught in a way so that any serious Christian can learn.
From former students
“Even when I'm not arcing, I instinctively trace the argument of each passage I read. This has been a massive help.” —Derek McLarty
“If you are struggling in reading the bible plainly without understanding, then I recommend Bible arc as a helpful tool for you to invest your time and money. It will make you grow as a Christian and it will amaze you through revelation of each verses. Indeed this tool is for those people who seek to know the scripture deeper. Very amazing tool!” —Lynly
“Challenging! Encouraging! Helped me grapple with the text with new eyes and fresh questions!” —Laurahinchman
“This course changed the way I read and understood the Bible--it caused me to slow down, dig deeper and ask questions of the text as I never had before. I now have an irreplaceable study tool that I look forward to using from now on. Thank you!” —GLynch
“Digging for treasure is not easy but the right tools can make your efforts more effective. Arcing is one tool that makes the study of Gods word deeper and effective” —Darlene Yoder
“Bible arcing is a great course that really helped me study the Bible in more depth, studying proposition by proposition to find out a deeper meaning in God's word!” —DJT
“I've been eating chops and steaks and hamburger all my life and you just showed me a real live cow! All those bits and pieces of Scripture go together into an argument that is so much more than the sum of its parts. Thank you!” —Scott Somerville
“This course is excellent! I would recommend it to anyone who is thinking for going deeper into studying the Bible. The course has provided me with a tool that I can use to identify the structure in Bible passages and the author's main point. This course will deepen your desire and passion to go deeper and further in studying the Bible.” —Nathan Clow
“I will be using the principles that I have learnt in this course to teach my students how read the Bible faithfully.” —Martin Ricquebourg
“I cannot imagine not having taken this course! I wish someone would have taught me how to study God's word like this many years ago. I look forward to all of the great courses that Biblearc offers in the years to come.” —Jason Ogden
“Bible arcing is a Spirit-led scholarship tool that will leave you feeling challenged and heartened as you seek to understand God through His word.” —kimber
“Arcing has refined my sermon preparation and enriched my personal application of God's Word!” —Brent Karding
“This Biblearc course was a blessing in many ways. It is an excellent way to be encouraged by scripture as you learn how to study more effectively. It was a perfect fit into our homeschooling curriculum.” —Darjoy
“Bible arcing has given me confidence to study and understand scripture by myself (with the Holy Spirit's help of course!). I feel as though I have a new ability to unlock glorious mysteries that are hidden in God's word that I've never been able to see before. I am excited to do bible study now because I can confidently know what the author is trying to tell me and therefore what God is telling me. Highly recommend!” —Alexis Paramore
“"Bible arcing helps the Christian in the studying of God's Word, therefore it is a great tool."” —RyanChoy
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All path courses are composed of ten lessons, with each lesson followed by an assignment. To serve people with different levels of availability and styles of learning, we provide three pace options upon enrollment. Courses can be taken in five weeks, ten weeks or twenty weeks, with a time commitment ranging from 1.5 hours / week to 6 hours / week. Choose whichever option works best for you.
Path courses all end with an evaluation to determine your grasp of the Bible study method and material covered. Students who pass the evaluation have their Biblearc account marked with a proficiency badge
indicating their accomplishment. Successfully passing an evaluation requires a high degree of understanding and is meant to serve as a motivation to take your study seriously as well as a catalyst to improve the standard of Bible research in the Biblearc community. Each evaluation attempt requires an evaluation credit. Evaluation credits come with all paid path course enrollment types and also can be purchased individually for $5.
This course is available in the following languages: English, Español
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