Certification of Bible and Theology

"Such things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures give us hope and encouragement as we wait patiently for God’s promises to be fulfilled."
— Romans 15:4
Practical problems have theological answers. So the question is not whether or not you’re going to be a theologian, but what kind of theologian you’re going to be.
— MICHAEL LAWRENCE
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Academic Level

Diploma/Degree

Duration

9-12 Months

Assessment

Yes. Certificate of Completion

Study Method

Online

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“Elouise has really learned how to analyse God’s word through interacting with the biblical context and this has led to her gaining a better understanding of the history of the Christian church.”
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Certification of Bible and Theology Overview

The Certification of Bible and Theology qualification is for people who want a clear, systematic and thoughtful approach to understanding God and the scriptures.

Understanding the Bible and Theology is an important part of your relationship with God. It gives meaning to your faith, enabling you to deepen your understanding of who God is and breathing new life into how we live in the real world.

This qualification will give you the foundational knowledge and skills needed to understand the Old and New Testaments. It also builds a base of theological knowledge which gives the learner the confidence to go further in their understanding of God.

The Certification of Certification of Bible and Theology is part of the Axx Bible and Theology stream. This stream is a systematic approach to understanding the Bible and Theology. It starts by building a foundation of introductory concepts and grows into discussing some of the most interesting doctrines about God.

Who is the Certification of Bible and Theology for

  • This Certification of Bible and Theology is designed for those who want to truly understand God and the Bible.
  • It is ideal for those who have a strong desire to seek out truth and answers for today.

What you will learn

Engaging the Scriptures

  • How to use the skills and knowledge required to defend the authority of the Christian scriptures and to correctly interpret them.

Introduction to Theology

  • The what, why, how and which of theology to reveal the true nature of God.

The Biblical Narrative

  • How to evaluate, synthesis, communicate and apply the biblical narrative to a selected contemporary ministry context.

Introduction to Biblical Studies

  • How to unpack the nature of the Bible and how to read sentences, paragraphs and discourses within the biblical text.
  • How to uncover the different genres in the Bible and learn how they affect the way in which Scripture is read and interpreted
  • How to get to the heart of the Bible’s historical and literary contexts, by exploring word studies and knowing how to get to the original intention of the passage.

Jesus. Kingdom. Gospel

  • How to give an overview of the life and ministry of Jesus as described by four gospel narratives.

Included Courses

Play to Preview Engaging the Scriptures

This Course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to defend the authority of the Christian scriptures and to correctly interpret them and apply their message to contemporary ministry contexts.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Introduction to Course
  3. What is the Bible?
  4. Page to Canon
  5. Canon to Us
  6. Responding to Questions about Bibliology
  7. A Need for Interpretation
  8. Pre-Understandings
  9. Quality Resources
  10. Online Quality Resources
  11. Historical Context
  12. Historical: Cultural Ingredients
  13. Literary Context: OT Genre
  14. Legal Stipulations
  15. Literary Context: Poetry
  16. Literary Context: NT Genres
  17. More Literary Context
  18. Literary Context: Observation Skills
  19. Literary Context: Semantics
  20. Literary Context: Word Studies
  21. Word Study Example
  22. Putting it all Together
  23. All About Theological Principles
  24. Application
  25. Parables

About your instructor

Matthew Jarlett 150 x 150 opt

Matthew Jarlett

Following the completion of his Bachelor of Arts (Biblical Studies), Matthew assumed the Vocational Education Course Supervisor role with Harvest Bible College.

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What an honour and privilege to get this moment to Learn so much from Axx bible college.Tank you so I’m really blessed.

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Blessed!!

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16 August 2022

Was so blessed to be part of this bible lesson,thank.you to Axx bible college.

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Gold

Rated 5 out of 5
15 August 2022

They’re nice lessons which are so dynamic and sounding,it has really established me firmly into the insight of God and the work of ministry.it is my pleasure to learn such kind of knowledge and experience from Matt and May you continue with good work.

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Preview Introduction to Theology

This series systematically introduces every aspect of Christian theology. Beginning with asking the what, why, how and which of theology, the presenter Grant Buchanan moves to the ways God has and does communicate with People & Creation.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Sin & Salvation: Salvation
  2. Sin & Salvation: Blood
  3. Sin & Salvation: Evil
  4. Sin & Salvation: Affliction
  5. Christology
  6. Heresies
  7. The Creeds
  8. The Deity of Jesus
  9. The Humanity of Jesus
  10. Atonement
  11. Atonement in the New Testament
  12. N.T. Wright on the Atonement
  13. The Resurrection & Ascension
  14. Who is the Holy Spirit?
  15. The Holy Spirit in the Old Testament
  16. The Holy Spirit in the New Testament
  17. The Personhood of the Holy Spirit
  18. The Fruits, Gifts & Baptism in the Spirit
  19. Theology of Church
  20. What is the Church?
  21. Church: Local and Universal
  22. The Church & the Kingdom
  23. Church Leadership & Roles
  24. Theology of the Future
  25. Death
  26. The Second Coming & the Rapture
  27. The Millennial Reign & Judgement
  28. New Heavens, New Earth

About your instructor

Grant Buchanan

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to Bible teaching, Grant served as a full-time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

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Excellent

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

I am so grateful to God Almighty that I was able to get in touch with Axx, this lesson “Introduction to Theology” has help me to get better understanding of the subject under review. I actually learn so many new things.

Gabriel G. Wilson
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Un curso precioso

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Que preciosa oportunidad para prepararme servirle mejor a Dios

Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila
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Enjoy!!

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

I so much enjoy this lessons. Tanx to Axx.

Maxwell Z.Kunene
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Preview Introduction to Theology

This series systematically introduces every aspect of Christian theology. Beginning with asking the what, why, how and which of theology, the presenter Grant Buchanan moves to the ways God has and does communicate with People & Creation.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Sin & Salvation: Salvation
  2. Sin & Salvation: Blood
  3. Sin & Salvation: Evil
  4. Sin & Salvation: Affliction
  5. Christology
  6. Heresies
  7. The Creeds
  8. The Deity of Jesus
  9. The Humanity of Jesus
  10. Atonement
  11. Atonement in the New Testament
  12. N.T. Wright on the Atonement
  13. The Resurrection & Ascension
  14. Who is the Holy Spirit?
  15. The Holy Spirit in the Old Testament
  16. The Holy Spirit in the New Testament
  17. The Personhood of the Holy Spirit
  18. The Fruits, Gifts & Baptism in the Spirit
  19. Theology of Church
  20. What is the Church?
  21. Church: Local and Universal
  22. The Church & the Kingdom
  23. Church Leadership & Roles
  24. Theology of the Future
  25. Death
  26. The Second Coming & the Rapture
  27. The Millennial Reign & Judgement
  28. New Heavens, New Earth

About your instructor

Grant Buchanan

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to Bible teaching, Grant served as a full-time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

Course reviews

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Excellent

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

I am so grateful to God Almighty that I was able to get in touch with Axx, this lesson “Introduction to Theology” has help me to get better understanding of the subject under review. I actually learn so many new things.

Gabriel G. Wilson
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Un curso precioso

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Que preciosa oportunidad para prepararme servirle mejor a Dios

Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila
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Enjoy!!

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

I so much enjoy this lessons. Tanx to Axx.

Maxwell Z.Kunene
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Play to Preview The Biblical Narrative

This course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge required to evaluate, synthesise, communicate and apply the biblical narrative to a selected contemporary ministry context.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Seeing the Bible as One Story
  2. What is the Story? (Working it Out)
  3. The Plot: Orientation & Creation
  4. The Plot: Complication
  5. The Plot: Resolution
  6. The Exodus (YHWH vs Pharaoh)
  7. Sinai Covenant
  8. The Desert & Covenant Renewal
  9. The Former Prophets (From Conquest to Exile)
  10. The Judges Cycle
  11. Ups & Downs of Samuel
  12. The Tragedy of Solomon
  13. The Latter Prophets
  14. Isaiah: Concerns Three Crises
  15. Jeremiah: the Weeping Prophet
  16. The Day of YHWH: the Minor Prophets
  17. The Writings

About your instructor

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Matthew Jarlett

Following the completion of his Bachelor of Arts (Biblical Studies), Matthew assumed the Vocational Education Course Supervisor role with Harvest Bible College.

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Preview Introduction to Biblical Studies

This course will kick start your interpretive journey of the Scriptures as you unpack the nature of the Bible and how to read sentences, paragraphs and discourses within the biblical text.

Curriculum Covered

  1. The Nature of the Bible (1)
  2. The Nature of the Bible (2)
  3. Pre-Understandings (1)
  4. Pre-Understandings (2)
  5. The Interpretive Journey (1)
  6. The Interpretive Journey (2)
  7. Reading Sentences
  8. Reading Paragraphs (1)
  9. Reading Paragraphs (2)
  10. Observation
  11. Reading Discourses (1)
  12. Reading Discourses (2)

About your instructor

Grant Buchanan

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to Bible teaching, Grant served as a full-time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

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Gloria sea a Dios

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Muy complacido con el estudio de este curso, cada lección abarca temas de tanta importancia en la vida vida cristiana, este conocimiente nos ayuda a cimentarnos y crecer en nuestra vida espiritual

Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila
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Muy buen curso

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Excelente curso, muy bien elaborado y muy completo, lo recomiendo mucho a las personas que quieren prepararse para servir a Dios.

Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila
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Muchas gracias

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Cada clase es un caudal de conocimiento puesto a nuestro alcanze de forma accecible. Que Dios les bendiga.

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Preview Introduction to Biblical Studies

The Bible is not one book, but a collection of books with many genres. In this course, you’ll uncover the different genres in the Bible and learn how they affect the way in which Scripture is read and interpreted.

Curriculum Covered

  1. New Testament Genre: Gospels
  2. New Testament Genre: Epistles
  3. New Testament Genre: Revelation
  4. Old Testament Genre: Narrative
  5. Old Testament Genre: Law & Prophets
  6. Old Testament Genre: Poetry
  7. Old Testament Genre: Wisdom
  8. New Testament Genre: Acts
  9. Communicating the Passage
  10. Where we have Been

About your instructor

Grant Buchanan

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to Bible teaching, Grant served as a full-time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

Course Reviews

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Gloria sea a Dios

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Muy complacido con el estudio de este curso, cada lección abarca temas de tanta importancia en la vida vida cristiana, este conocimiente nos ayuda a cimentarnos y crecer en nuestra vida espiritual

Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila
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Muy buen curso

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Excelente curso, muy bien elaborado y muy completo, lo recomiendo mucho a las personas que quieren prepararse para servir a Dios.

Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila
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Muchas gracias

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Cada clase es un caudal de conocimiento puesto a nuestro alcanze de forma accecible. Que Dios les bendiga.

Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila
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Preview Introduction to Biblical Studies

The Bible is not one book, but a collection of books with many genres. In this course, you’ll uncover the different genres in the Bible and learn how they affect the way in which Scripture is read and interpreted.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Historical Context (1)
  2. Historical Context (2)
  3. Historical Context (3)
  4. Literary Context (1)
  5. Literary Context (2)
  6. Literary Context (3)
  7. Word Studies (1)
  8. Word Studies (2)
  9. Word Studies (3)
  10. Meaning & Original Intention (1)
  11. Meaning & Original Intention (2)
  12. Meaning & Original Intention (3)
  13. Interpretation
  14. Holy Spirit & Interpretation
  15. Application
  16. Literary Context & Genre

About your instructor

Grant Buchanan

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to Bible teaching, Grant served as a full-time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

Course Reviews

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Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 121 reviews)
Excellent96%
Very good4%
Average0%
Poor0%
Terrible0%

Gloria sea a Dios

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Muy complacido con el estudio de este curso, cada lección abarca temas de tanta importancia en la vida vida cristiana, este conocimiente nos ayuda a cimentarnos y crecer en nuestra vida espiritual

Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila
Avatar for Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila

Muy buen curso

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Excelente curso, muy bien elaborado y muy completo, lo recomiendo mucho a las personas que quieren prepararse para servir a Dios.

Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila
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Muchas gracias

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Cada clase es un caudal de conocimiento puesto a nuestro alcanze de forma accecible. Que Dios les bendiga.

Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila
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Preview Jesus Kingdom Gospel

This course gives an overview of the life and ministry of Jesus as described by four gospel narratives. The aim of the course is to bring an understanding of the cultural and historical environment of the day within its literary setting.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Introduction to Course
  3. Concept of Audience
  4. Context of the Internal Narrative Audience (1)
  5. Context of the Internal Narrative Audience (2)
  6. Context of the Internal Narrative Audience (3)
  7. Interpretation
  8. What are the Gospels?
  9. Why Four Different Accounts?
  10. Structure of Gospel Accounts (1)
  11. Structure of Gospel Accounts (2)
  12. Structure of Gospel Accounts (3)
  13. Structure of Gospel Accounts (4)
  14. What is the Gospel? (1)
  15. What is the Gospel? (2)
  16. History of the Birth of Jesus
  17. The Passion Week
  18. Jesus & the Fulfilment of the Old Testament (1)
  19. Jesus & the Fulfilment of the Old Testament (2)
  20. Jesus & the Fulfilment of the Old Testament (3)
  21. Jesus is the Breather of Life
  22. Putting it all Together
  23. What does the Kingdom look like? (Mark)
  24. Abstracting Principles
  25. Application
  26. What Does the Kingdom Look Like? (Matthew & Luke)
  27. What Does the Kingdom Look Like? (John)
  28. Jesus Kingdom Gospel Today?
  29. Jesus’ Commissioning

About your instructor

Matthew Jarlett 150 x 150 opt

Matthew Jarlett

Following the completion of his Bachelor of Arts (Biblical Studies), Matthew assumed the Vocational Education Course Supervisor role with Harvest Bible College.

Course Reviews

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Una bella oportunidad en la vida

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Gracias a Dios he sido poderosamente bendecido a lo largo del estudio de este curso, todo conocimiento que he adquirido me ayudara para ser un mejor creyente y para servirle a Dios de una mejor manera. Gracias señor Jesus.

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Marlon Ulises Palomo Avila

Muchas gracias

Rated 5 out of 5
16 August 2022

Un curso maravilloso y lleno de sabiduria

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3 August 2022

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  • 8 specifically designed courses
  • 162 lessons
  • 54 hours on-demand video
  • Certification
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on computer, mobile devices and TV
  • All learning resources, handouts and E-library at no extra cost
  • Personalised Certified Certificate of Completion

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Certification of Bible and Theology Requirements

  • Certificate of Bible and Theology qualification only requires a desire to learn about the introductory concepts of the Bible, and how I fit into the plans and purposes of God
  • This certificate only requires a desire to learn about the introductory concepts of the Theology (God), and who God is and why I exist
  • A love of God and the Word
  • Learners are welcome to commence this qualification at any time
  • A computer, tablet or smartphone is required
  • No additional software is required
  • Internet connection is required
  • Lessons are presented in English

All assessment tasks must be completed to be certified

  • Learners are required to complete all video lessons
  • Each lesson has a short multiple choice quiz
  • There are no essays to be written in this qualification
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