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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
“Biblearc may be the single most valuable tool and course available to you to equip you to study God's Word. Put aside the casual reading, pick up a shovel and prepare to dig deep, sweat, and find treasure after treasure.” —Jeremy Archer
“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
“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
“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
“This course has taught me to look deeply into the Word of God, not passing over key elements that are vitally important to the meaning of passages. Rather than reading through the Bible quickly, I now cherish the ability to slow down, look deeply, think critically, and learn great truths from Scripture.” —Emily Durham
“"Learning to arc was like discovering a magnifying glass. I now see the glories of God's Word in much greater detail and clarity!"” —Stephen Law
“Challenging! Encouraging! Helped me grapple with the text with new eyes and fresh questions!” —Laurahinchman
“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
“I will be using the principles that I have learnt in this course to teach my students how read the Bible faithfully.” —Martin Ricquebourg
“Arcing has paid instant dividends for me in my teaching and preaching! I feel more confident that what I'm saying is what the original author intended to communicate. Thank you for this software and this course! I plan on using it and teaching the method for the rest of my life!” —Brian Allen
“I would recommend this class to every Christian I know. It has been invaluable to my ministry. And it has simply helped be-be more faithful to God's word as I teach and preach.” —Jonathan Lim
“Arcing is not so much a skill to be obtained as it is a gift of discovery that will open your heart and then open your eyes to deeper, life-giving meaning in God's Word.” —David Strickland
“This course helped me to not just become familiar with arcing, but helped me to feel confident that I can arc on my own. It was paced well and the thought behind the progression of the lessons was brilliant. The end result: I can dive deep into God's Word and stand amazed at what a great God he is.” —gregdeweese
“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
“Though certainly one of many important disciplines, this course fills a gap that is often left in typical Bible study courses. I feel so much more equipt to get to the meaning of Scripture, specifically following the flow of the author's arguments.” —JamesJacksonTaylor
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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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