Phrasing—Tracing the Arguments of Scripture
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An online, interactive course
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About this course
The Biblearc Phrasing course will teach students how to wrap their minds around a passage of Scripture by going through the Five Passes of Phrasing.  This includes dividing up the text of Scripture into its smallest grammatical units, indenting those units and drawing arrows between them to show relationships, labelling those relationships, and applying the main points of the passage to their lives.

This close and detailed grammatical study will lead to an accurate understanding of the author’s original intent in a passage, which we pray will culminate in joyful treasuring of and heartfelt obedience to Jesus Christ.
Andy Hubert
child of God / husband / father / creator of Biblearc / teacher / programmer
Brent Karding
servant of Jesus / husband / dad / preacher / musician / teacher @ Biblearc
Nate Davidson
Husband, dad, pastor, and Biblearc instructor- I am a blessed follower of the King who calls sinners
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
“Phrasing is an extremely valuable tool to understanding the text of scripture with visual clarity and applying and seeing its logical connections. It also invites you to apply the truths seen to Head, Heart, and Hands. I highly recommend it !” —Needi
“The Phrasing course is a structured method that takes you from the reading God’s word, to through Phrasing thinking / meditating on the word, then finally savouring the word to discover how it applies to and impacts your Christian walk.” —Trevor Gibson
“Phrasing in concert with Arcing are powerful tools that I plan to use for the rest of my life! If we truly believe that the Bible is the very words of God, we should respect it enough to pay attention to every phrase, because the Holy Spirit didn't waste one word! This course has helped me see things in His word I would not have seen, and I praise God for it!” —Brian Allen
“I highly recommend this course and especially adding the online group discussion feature. It was great to meet others from other countries on line with the same passion for Phrasing. I wish I was able to take more advantage of that piece.” —Phil O
“The Phrasing course helped me to slow down as I read Scripture. It forced me to think about how each individual part relates to the rest. I plan to continue to use phrasing in both personal worship and in sermon preparation.” —Ben Fetterolf
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Work load
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 currently available in English only.
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