"Search the scriptures; for in them ye think ye have eternal life: and they are they which testify of Me." (John 5:39)


Welcome to the page for New Testament Studies. (Middle School Bible)

Course Syllabus

 

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First Quarter

Second Quarter

Third Quarter

Fourth Quarter

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course is designed to give middle school students an introductory study of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ and His apostles. During this course, students will be placed under the ministry of Christ as they search the pages of the New Testament. This New Testament study is designed to unfold and lay open before students the loving heart of the Father, the redeeming work of the Son, and the applying work of the Holy Spirit.


COURSE TOPICS:

1st Nine Weeks
Overview of the structure and content of the New Testament
Summary of the relationship between the Old and New Testament
Survey of the people, culture, and geography of Palestine
In-depth study of the inauguration and development of Christ’s ministry
Emphasis on the beginning chapters of the Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
Topics include the birth, baptism, temptation, disciples, miracles, and teachings of Christ
Book report
Paper/Project
Memorization of pertinent Bible texts

2nd Nine Weeks
Ongoing study of the life and ministry of Christ
Examination of the parables, miracles, and teachings of Jesus Christ
Emphasis on the middle to last chapters of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
Strong focus on the sufferings and crucifixion of the Saviour
Book report
Paper/Project
Memorization of relevant Bible texts

3rd Nine Weeks
In-depth study of the triumph of Christ’s ministry
Topics include Christ’s victorious resurrection and ascension, Pentecost, and the gospel being sent into all the world
Emphasis on the last chapters of the Gospels and the first half of the Acts of the Apostles
Book report
Paper/Project
Memorization of applicable Bible texts

4th Nine Weeks
Ongoing study of the expansion of Christ’s ministry to the gentiles
Emphasis on the second half of Acts including events relating to Paul’s missionary journeys
Brief overview of the Pauline Epistles and the rest of the New Testament
Book report
Paper/Project
Memorization of relevant Bible texts