Abraham - Father of Faith
by John Edmiston
Abraham - Father Of Faith looks at the faith journey of the great Jewish patriarch Abraham. There is an ebook and ten Powerpoints for you to study. You may also use the Powerpoints in your preaching! This course is part of the Certificate Of In-Depth Bible Study.
1 - Background And Call
2 - Abraham Is Promised The Land Of Canaan
3 - Abraham The Liberator
4 - God Makes A Covenant With Abraham
5 - Ishmael
6 - The Three Visitors
7 - God Overthrows Sodom And Gomorrah
8 - Destiny - God's Choice Or Ours?
9 - Abraham And Isaac
10 - Isaac And Rebekah
The free ebook "Abraham - Father Of Faith" can be downloaded here and is your free etext for the course. It is just 90 pages long and contains 40 brief articles. Ideal for lunch-time bible studies.
How To Study The Course
1. Download the PowerPoints and read the ebook - it is the free etext for the course.
2. Second, discuss the life and faith of Abraham and the questions it raises in your class, and/or the forums.
3. Third write and reflect - in your personal journals.
Fourth - do the assignment which is
to: Write a 1500 word (3 page) term paper on:
"Discuss three major incidents in the life of Abraham, in each incident discuss what it says about:
A) The nature of God,
B) Abraham's relationship with God, and
C) Any faith principles that apply. "
Term papers should be scripturally based and demonstrate knowledge, understanding and application of the course material.
Term papers should be done in MS-Word or similar format (Wordperfect, RTF , PDF)
You may find the free E-Sword Bible Study Software helpful in this research project.
Please hand the finished assignment to your pastor or study supervisor who will mark it and then send the result to us.