Old Testament

Class Dates: Jan 6, 2024 - Feb 24, 2024
Day/Time: Saturdays 8-10 AM (Pacific)
Length: 8 Weeks / 16 Hours
Instructor: Rev. Shawn Hazel
Cost: $300

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Course Description


This course provides a basic understanding of the content and history of the Old Testament as seen through God’s missional movement in the world through His direct activity and through people.

8 weeks / 16 hours

Goals and Objectives


MTC students will
  1. ground their lives in the truth of God’s Word.
  2. translate their knowledge and skills into mission action.
  3. serve as unifying mission leaders in their communities.
  4. pursue ongoing learning for service in mission and ministry.


Being Objectives (Spiritual Formation): The student will

  1. become more deeply engaged and involved in the study of Scripture.
  2. become spiritually formed as a child of God.
  3. humbly accept the Old Testament as God’s Word and self-revelation to the world.
  4. appreciate studying the historical and geographical context of the Old Testament.
  5. gain excitement in knowing that the study of the God’s missionary activity in the Old Testament leads to a fuller expression of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Knowing Objectives (Cognitive Formation): The student will

  1. recognize that God’s teaching and activity in the Old Testament is intricately connected to His mission and purpose for the world.
  2. grasp the importance of genre, local culture, and worldviews to better understand the primary meaning of the Old Testament and its teaching for people today.
  3. become familiar with the content and central message of each major division of the Old Testament.

Doing Objectives (Conative Formation): The student will

  1. identify the occasions, authors, contents, and main themes of key Old Testament books in light of God’s missional movement in the world and apply those insights to present realities.
  2. apply appropriate hermeneutical principles to read and interpret the Old Testament.
  3. locate chapters of missional and theological significance.
  4. communicate basic Old Testament history.
  5. identify significant locations of the Old Testament.

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