Arcing—Learning the Logic of the Bible
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An online, interactive course
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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.
Instructors
Andy Hubert
child of God / husband / father / creator of Biblearc / teacher / programmer
Michael Lane
Pastor, Glen Memorial Baptist Church, St. Ignace, MI
Brent Karding
servant of Jesus / husband / dad / preacher / musician / teacher @ Biblearc
Josué Pineda
hijo de Dios | esposo | padre | pastor y maestro | instructor y desarrollador de recursos @ Biblearc
Nate Davidson
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
“This course as difficult as it was for me to wrestle through has forever changed the way I read the scriptures. Thank You!” —Jeff Sonder
“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
“The Bible Arcing course changed the way in which I view Scripture. It has made it so much easier to see how the structure of a passage comes together in order to create an overall point. I have been so blessed by this course, and I hope that many others will be too!” —Ian6691
“Biblearc has been one of the most profound tools that has impacted the way I study God's Word. The Path Courses, as well as the online courses have better equipped me to slow down, read the text, ask questions, and SEE the big picture. Thank you Biblearc team for all your hard work and dedication to getting this awesome tool into the hands of God's people!” —Steven Long
“I cannot be more grateful for finding Biblearc. It has changed the way I study God's Word.” —Chris Baies
“This course changed the way i look at a passage and has greatly helped me think through passages for the future. would recommend it to anyone in ministry.” —Silvia Linington
“This Biblearc course was a blessing in many ways. It is an excellent way to be encouraged by scripture as you learn how to study more effectively. It was a perfect fit into our homeschooling curriculum.” —Darjoy
“Digging for treasure is not easy but the right tools can make your efforts more effective. Arcing is one tool that makes the study of Gods word deeper and effective” —Darlene Yoder
“Arcing has been very useful to me to see the flow of through through passages in the Bible. Often times we can take passages out of context or think the author just jumps back and forth to different topics because we don't realize the flow of thought. Arcing has helped me see the organization of passages and understand how the parts fit together to make the whole.” —Jessica Davis
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“"Bible arcing helps the Christian in the studying of God's Word, therefore it is a great tool."” —RyanChoy
“Yes, because this class has revolutionize the way I study scripture and cause me to meditate, as I try to discern what relation the proposition have with the other and to come to grasp the main point and central idea of the passage and to know the beginning of passage and it end.” —Samuel L Parker
“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
“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
“Arcing has refined my sermon preparation and enriched my personal application of God's Word!” —Brent Karding
“I was introduced to Bible-arcing years ago when watching an interview by John Piper. Now having learned how to do it on my own and with other believers in my church, I feel I get to see, even if to a lesser degree [than John Piper], some of the majesties and treasures that God intended to show us from the beginning. It is a blessed thing to behold our God, and we should be trying to do this in any way and in every way possible - why wouldn't you want to add Bible-arcing as a means to further achieve this end? I can think of no reason.” —Stephen.Choy
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Prerequisites
None.
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.
Evaluation
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.
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This course is available in the following languages: English, Español.
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