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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.
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hijo de Dios | esposo | padre | pastor y maestro | instructor y desarrollador de recursos @ Biblearc
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
“I've already graduated from seminary and have already taken a hermeneutics course, but in many regards, this course was far more helpful and practical in teaching me to understand and see the flow of thought coming from the Biblical author than my hermeneutics course was. I was always encouraged and pushed in my faith as I worked through the assignments.” —RogersD75
“I cannot be more grateful for finding Biblearc. It has changed the way I study God's Word.” —Chris Baies
“Arcing has been for me an indispensable tool for studying the word of God. The Arcing Path Course provides a thorough yet approachable introduction to using arcing to understand the logic of a text. Furthermore, the course is designed so that you can proceed at your own pace. I highly recommend this course for anyone who desires to faithfully handle the word of God and behold the flow of thought in any text of Scripture.” —Gabriel Loo
“A really great introduction to building the skills of thinking critically about how each proposition of the bible relates to surrounding ideas.” —BMatt
“The teaching for this course is clear, concise and concrete. Anyone who takes this course will definitely be blessed and learn a lot from it!” —Yong Yang
“An excellent course! The content has richly increased the fruit of my personal Bible study, and has provided opportunity for richer teachings in the context I am in. I highly recommend taking the full course, and one-on-one sessions if possible - worth every penny!” —Eric Judd
“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
“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 Pickle
“Challenging! Encouraging! Helped me grapple with the text with new eyes and fresh questions!” —Laurahinchman
“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
“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
“Arcing helps me to view the word of God afresh, which nourishes my soul, helps me minister to others more effectively, and increases my joy in the Lord as I see Him unfold His truth in a very purposeful way.” —James Keen
“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 5-week course taught me more about arcing than the past year of 'self-teaching.' Whether you are new to arcing or have been using the tool for a long time, you will benefit from this course!” —Mark Wagenaar
“This course provided me with the skill of tracing the flow of thought in Scripture. Whether or not arcing is the method I will use to do this, the skill of applying the arcing concepts will be very valuable for me. I highly recommend this course.” —tbhartman
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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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