Project Description

Church of God School of Ministry

A Journey Through the Old Testament

Course Description:

This course is a survey of the great themes of the Old Testament, including the origin of man, the origin and decline of the Jewish nation, the kings, the prophets, the development of the kingdom of God, and the poetry and wisdom literature of the Old Testament.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to…

  1. Discuss creationism as described in the Old Testament and compare it to other theories of creation.
  2. Identify and discuss the various major themes of the Old Testament, including the following:
    1. Life of Israel
    2. The kings
    3. The prophets
    4. The development of the kingdom of God
  3. Describe the following aspects of the Jewish nation:
    1. Origin
    2. Periods of Judges and Kings
    3. Decline
    4. Exile of the Jewish people
    5. Restoration of the Jewish nation
    6. Spiritual implications and relevance to Christianity today
  4. Identify and discuss the various genres of literature contained in the Old Testament, including the following:
    1. Poetry
    2. Drama
    3. Wisdom literature
    4. Prophecy

Meet the instructors:

Dr. Jerome Boone
Lee University

Dr. Mike Chapman
City Church of Chattanooga

Dr. David C. Cooper
Mount Paran Church of God

Dr. Hannah Harrington
Christian Cathedral

Dr. Rickie Moore
Lee University

Video Lessons Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to the Old Testament
  2. The Pentateuch
  3. Genesis: Six Days of Creation
  4. Genesis: The Theories of Creation
  5. Genesis: Sin and Its Consequences
  6. Genesis: The Patriarch Era (Part 1)
  7. Genesis: The Patriarch Era (Part 2)
  8. The Exodus Era (Part 1) – Exodus
  9. The Exodus Era (Part 2) – Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy
  10. Joshua
  11. Judges
  12. Ruth
  13. 1, 2 Samuel
  14. King Saul
  15. King David
  16. 1, 2 Kings – Solomon and the Temple
  17. The Poetic Books: Psalms, Song of Solomon, Lamentations
  18. Wisdom Literature – Proverbs
  19. Job and Ecclesiastes
  20. Prophets and Prophecy: Part 1
  21. Prophets and Prophecy: Part 2
  22. A History of the Northern Kingdom
  23. Elijah and Elisha
  24. Jonah and Amos
  25. Hosea
  26. A History of the Southern Kingdom of Judah
  27. Isaiah: Part 1
  28. Isaiah: Part 2
  29. Micah
  30. Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah
  31. Jeremiah: Part 1
  32. Jeremiah: Part 2
  33. The Babylonian Exile
  34. Ezekiel and Obadiah
  35. Daniel
  36. The Restoration of Israel and Ezra
  37. Nehemiah
  38. Esther
  39. Haggai
  40. Zechariah
  41. Joel
  42. Malachi
  • CIMS Credit: 3
  • Length: 12 weeks
  • Effort: 3-4 hours per week
  • Subject: Biblical
  • Venues: DVD, Internet, Distance Learning
  • Language: English, Spanish

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