Open Bible Courses
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All bible classes are offered free whether you attend the course online or at our physical location in Honesdale. Some classes have limited seating.

These courses do not use creeds or theological books outside of the bible. We also refer to documented historical facts and archeological data that is undisputed. Classes include Q&A, and discussion periods. If you have questions, please use the Comments box.
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New Testament Canon

This course looks at the actual historical documentation from the 1st, 2nd and 3rd centuries to understand the processes which brought about our New Testament. The New Testament portion of the Christian Bible contains 27 different books, or letters written by 10 different authors, each from different backgrounds. Why does it contain only 27 documents, and why these 27 documents. Out of the hundreds of documents written during the 1st and 2nd Centuries, why only these 27? And, why were 7 of them at one time disputed, but eventually included? The Bible itself cannot be used to answer these questions, because the authors themselves never indicated a specific list of exclusive books to be included as a complete set. Was it a single 'council', or organization that determined the final set? The historical evidence shows otherwise. (11 sessions)

The Resurrection

The resurrection of Jesus Christ. Did it occur as an actual historical event or was it an invented story made up by certain individuals over the course of time? Jesus' resurrection is the very cornerstone of Christianity. This course looks at all the empirical data and documented events surrounding this most amazing story ever told. Historical records of both Jesus followers and others considered enemies of the movement from the 1st and 2nd centuries are reviewed and discussed. (13 sessions)

The Kingdom of God

The Kingdom of God - what is it and where is it? In this course we will be looking at Old Testament prophecy, and New Testament writings as it relates to the establishment of God's Kingdom. Comparing historical documents as far back as the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th centuries through modern times, will give you an clear understanding how and why, what is called the 'Christian Church', evolved over time to what it is today. This is an amazing story of facts normally not taught in schools or churches. (10 sessions)