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Advanced Certification of Bible and Theology

"Such things were written in the Scriptures long ago to teach us. And the Scriptures give us hope and encouragement as we wait patiently for God’s promises to be fulfilled."
— ROMANS 15:4
"Practical problems have theological answers. So the question is not whether or not you’re going to be a theologian, but what kind of theologian you’re going to be."
— MICHAEL LAWRENCE

Bible and Theology Specialisation

This qualification can only be started once the Certification of Bible and Theology has been completed.

Academic Level

Degree

Duration

9-12 Months

Assessment

Yes. Certificate of Completion

Study Method

Online

Bible and Theology Enrolment

“I have been blessed so much with teachings and testimonies and I give thanks to our God who gave me this privilege to meet these highly committed servants of God through AXX . God bless you so much. We are fully equipped to help others grow spiritually and love Jesus.”
Prasie handss
Bakulikira Byakweli

Advanced Certification of Bible and Theology Overview

The Advanced Certification of Bible and Theology gives you the advanced knowledge and skills needed to understand the Old and New Testaments. It builds your theological knowledge in the key areas of Jesus, the Holy Spirit and Worship. It gives the learner the confidence that they can understand the breadth and depth of the word of God.

The Advanced Certification of Bible and Theology qualification is for people who want a clear, systematic and thoughtful approach to understanding God and the scriptures.

Understanding the Bible and Theology is an important part of your relationship with God. It gives meaning to your faith, enabling you to deepen your understanding of who God is and breathing new life into how we worship God in the world we live in.

The Advanced Certification of Bible and Theology is part of the Axx Bible and Theology stream. This stream is a systematic approach to understanding the Bible and Theology. It starts by building a foundation of introductory concepts and grows into discussing some of the most interesting doctrines about God.

Who is the Advanced Certification of Bible and Theology for

What you will learn

New Testament: Certified - Part 1

New Testament: Certified - Part 2

New Testament: Certified - Part 3

Person & Work of Christ: Certified – Part 1

Person & Work of Christ: Certified – Part 2

Old Testament: Certified - Part 1

Old Testament: Certified - Part 2

Old Testament: Certified - Part 3

Person & Work of the Holy Spirit: Certified - Part 1

Person & Work of the Holy Spirit: Certified - Part 2

Theology of Worship: Certified

Included Courses

New Testament: Certified - Part 1

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Learn about what happened in between the two Testaments, and how the Jewish and Greco-Roman world shaped the setting of Jesus’ story. You’ll then go straight into the Gospel accounts, pulling apart their key themes, audiences and concepts.

Curriculum Covered

  1. The Intertestamental Period
  2. Varieties of Judaism
  3. The Greco-Roman World
  4. Formation of New Testament Canon
  5. Origins of the Gospel
  6. The Synoptic Question
  7. Gospels as Witness to Jesus
  8. Matthew: Unique Features
  9. Jesus in Matthew
  10. Mark: Unique Features
  11. Jesus in Mark
  12. Luke: Unique Features (1)
  13. Luke: Unique Features (2)
  14. Luke & Social Justice
  15. The Holy Spirit in Luke
  16. John: Unique Features
  17. John & the Synoptic Gospels
  18. Jesus in John
  19. Miracles, Signs & Faith in John

About your instructors

Ashley Crane 150 x 150 opt

Dr Ashley Crane

Ashley is a leading Pentecostal scholar (PhD Murdoch), ministering in a prophetic anointing throughout Australasia and the USA in many churches, conferences and leadership training seminars; he is zealous to see people fully trained and flowing in both the Word and the power of the Holy Spirit. Ashely has been in ministry for 38 years and pastored five cross-cultural churches in Israel, the USA, and Australia. Ashley was the Principal/CEO of Harvest West Bible College for 18 years. Ashley is the VP / Secretary for Celebrate Messiah (Australia), and the pastoral team at Sound City Church (Rockingham).

Uwen Low 150 x 150 opt

Dr Uwen Low

Uwen has recently completed his PhD in the Book of Revelation. His research interests include the Book of Revelation, visual exegesis, postcolonial criticism, performance criticism, and cultural (particularly Asian) readings of the Biblical text. Uwen was a youth pastor for a number of years prior to undertaking full-time bible teaching.

Grant Buchanan e1602468981697

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to Bible teaching, Grant served as a full-time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

Course Reviews

4.9
Rated 4.9 out of 5
4.9 out of 5 stars (based on 7 reviews)
Excellent86%
Very good14%
Average0%
Poor0%
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pray

Rated 5 out of 5
June 8, 2022

o much of what we attract is what we focus on. We can focus on the pain of our past or the hope for our future. We can focus on the worries of the day or the blessing of life. We can focus on the hate or we can focus on the love. Focus on what brings you peace my friend Yes I will focus on the things that I’m focusing on like my schooling online I will this week I’m going to do a course in ambassador of Jesus Christ I like to know if there is any project for a job for it

Ricardo Dalley
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learn the gospel

Rated 5 out of 5
January 24, 2022

I learn a lot from this bible teaching and I wish every one has a chance to study those lessons. It was great noting to complain about.

Noel Son Carius
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les Evangiles synoptiques

Rated 5 out of 5
January 21, 2022

It was a good teaching and I am learning a lot from all the teachers. I learn how to understand the gospel. that was great.

Noel Son Carius
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mindblowing

Rated 5 out of 5
September 20, 2021

mindblowing on breaking down the new testament and looking at it piece by piece.

Casey fredericks
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Fantastic start to the course

Rated 5 out of 5
September 14, 2021

I really enjoyed this lesson of the New Testament: Part 1. It goes through a range of fundamental points and allows the receiver to appreciate the origins of the Gospels, etc. This provides an excellent walk-through of the gospels, and gives deep and relevant theological insights.

Emmanuel Jose
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New Testament: Part 1

Rated 5 out of 5
July 22, 2021

I was able to get an understanding of the gospel books in their historical contexts.

Bakulikira Byakweli
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New Testament: Certified - Part 2

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This course continues your study of the New Testament, as you explore the structure and characters of the Book of Acts. Then turning to the Apostle Paul you will unwrap his epistles to the early church.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Acts: Introduction
  2. Acts: Structure
  3. Acts: Main Characters
  4. Acts & the Holy Spirit Today
  5. Introduction to Paul
  6. Galatians
  7. 1 Thessalonians
  8. 2 Thessalonians
  9. 1 Corinthians
  10. 2 Corinthians
  11. Romans
  12. Ephesians
  13. Philippians
  14. Colossians
  15. Philemon
  16. Introduction to the Pastoral Epistles
  17. 1 Timothy
  18. 2 Timothy

About your instructor

Ashley Crane 150 x 150 opt

Dr Ashley Crane

Ashley is a leading Pentecostal scholar (PhD Murdoch), ministering in a prophetic anointing throughout Australasia and the USA in many churches, conferences and leadership training seminars; he is zealous to see people fully trained and flowing in both the Word and the power of the Holy Spirit. Ashely has been in ministry for 38 years and pastored five cross-cultural churches in Israel, the USA, and Australia. Ashley was the Principal/CEO of Harvest West Bible College for 18 years. Ashley is the VP / Secretary for Celebrate Messiah (Australia), and the pastoral team at Sound City Church (Rockingham).

Uwen Low 150 x 150 opt

Dr Uwen Low

Uwen has recently completed his PhD in the Book of Revelation. His research interests include the Book of Revelation, visual exegesis, postcolonial criticism, performance criticism, and cultural (particularly Asian) readings of the Biblical text. Uwen was a youth pastor for a number of years prior to undertaking full-time bible teaching.

Grant Buchanan e1602468981697

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to Bible teaching, Grant served as a full-time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

Course Reviews

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pray

Rated 5 out of 5
June 8, 2022

o much of what we attract is what we focus on. We can focus on the pain of our past or the hope for our future. We can focus on the worries of the day or the blessing of life. We can focus on the hate or we can focus on the love. Focus on what brings you peace my friend Yes I will focus on the things that I’m focusing on like my schooling online I will this week I’m going to do a course in ambassador of Jesus Christ I like to know if there is any project for a job for it

Ricardo Dalley
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New Testament: Part 2

Rated 5 out of 5
July 21, 2021

It was a blessing to take part of this course that highlighted some key elements i never heard about. Thanks to all my teachers.

bakulikira Byakweli
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New Testament: Certified - Part 3

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Beginning with the letter to the Hebrews, this course explores the Epistles of James, Jude, 1 & 2 Peter, 1, 2 & 3 John, and Revelation. You’ll get to know the authors, the audiences and the context of these important letters in the study of the New Testament.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Hebrews
  2. James
  3. Jude
  4. 1 & 2 Peter
  5. 1, 2 & 3 John
  6. Revelation
  7. New Testament Survey Summary

About your instructor

Ashley Crane 150 x 150 opt

Dr Ashley Crane

Ashley is a leading Pentecostal scholar (PhD Murdoch), ministering in a prophetic anointing throughout Australasia and the USA in many churches, conferences and leadership training seminars; he is zealous to see people fully trained and flowing in both the Word and the power of the Holy Spirit. Ashely has been in ministry for 38 years and pastored five cross-cultural churches in Israel, the USA, and Australia. Ashley was the Principal/CEO of Harvest West Bible College for 18 years. Ashley is the VP / Secretary for Celebrate Messiah (Australia), and the pastoral team at Sound City Church (Rockingham).

Uwen Low 150 x 150 opt

Dr Uwen Low

Uwen has recently completed his PhD in the Book of Revelation. His research interests include the Book of Revelation, visual exegesis, postcolonial criticism, performance criticism, and cultural (particularly Asian) readings of the Biblical text. Uwen was a youth pastor for a number of years prior to undertaking full-time bible teaching.

Grant Buchanan e1602468981697

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to Bible teaching, Grant served as a full-time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

Course Reviews

5
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5 out of 5 stars (based on 3 reviews)
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pray

Rated 5 out of 5
June 8, 2022

o much of what we attract is what we focus on. We can focus on the pain of our past or the hope for our future. We can focus on the worries of the day or the blessing of life. We can focus on the hate or we can focus on the love. Focus on what brings you peace my friend Yes I will focus on the things that I’m focusing on like my schooling online I will this week I’m going to do a course in ambassador of Jesus Christ I like to know if there is any project for a job for it

Ricardo Dalley
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This was a good and great teaching of the word of God

Rated 5 out of 5
May 11, 2022

God bless you and your family my testimony is that my eyes are now open and my mind have been changed about the word of God

Samuel Wango
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New Testament: Part 3

Rated 5 out of 5
July 22, 2021

Yes, it has been a long journey but I thank God and all my teachers for their help during this course. I am going to use what I’ve learned in the context of ministry and the church to help others to grow spiritually and to love Jesus despite what they are facing in this corrupt world.

Bakulikira Byakweli
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Person & Work of Christ: Certified – Part 1​

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This course discusses key theological issues related to the Person and Work of Christ. You will analyse the historical development of the doctrines and issues related to the deity, humanity and atoning work of Christ.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Prolegomena (Introductory Thoughts)
  3. Jesus in History
  4. Search for the Historical Jesus
  5. Jesus in the Old Testament
  6. Jesus in the Gospels
  7. Jesus in the New Testament
  8. Humanity of Jesus
  9. The Virgin Birth
  10. Heresy & the Humanity of Christ
  11. Responses to Heresies Concerning the Humanity of Christ
  12. The Deity of Jesus
  13. Heresy & the Divinity of Christ
  14. Responses to Heresies Concerning the Divinity of Christ
  15. Fully God and Fully Human
  16. Heresy and the Hypostatic Union
  17. Responses to Heresies Concerning the Hypostatic Union of Christ
  18. Jesus & the Trinity (1)
  19. Jesus & the Trinity (2)

About your instructor

Grant Buchanan

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to Bible teaching, Grant served as a full-time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

Course Reviews

4.8
Rated 4.8 out of 5
4.8 out of 5 stars (based on 47 reviews)
Excellent85%
Very good13%
Average2%
Poor0%
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Eye opener

Rated 5 out of 5
July 11, 2022

This course has made me understand and be able to answer the question who Jesus Christ is, it was a revelation me, because for a long time i have bee failing to understand Christology but in this ciurse i have now understood that Jesus was was fully God and fully man. Thank you so much axx for the scholarship because without you i wouldn’t have known all these things. God bless you.

Mungandi Mubita
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The finished work

Rated 4 out of 5
July 5, 2022

Jesus work was complete.

Adrian
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Advance Pastoral Care Part 2

Rated 5 out of 5
July 4, 2022

I have realized that studying the word of God is not just reading a book it is far different than what I use to do. One has to look through and beyond the window of the word . Really we are learning here and thank you so much for opening our eyes. God bless you all

Stephen Khoza
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Jesus

Rated 4 out of 5
July 4, 2022

Jesus’s work only had us in mind.

Adrian
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Christology

Rated 5 out of 5
July 1, 2022

Am happy now I can see who Jesus his is through theologian researchers

Josiah
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Personal work of Christ

Rated 5 out of 5
July 1, 2022

Truly God has blessed us.
When I looked at my spiritual understanding now about the word of God.
I am completely transformed in my studies. I am no longer just reading it.
I have now realized that what we are reading are letters to the original audience. We are not just reading a book, that is why we should understand the context the narrative and genre of what we are reading or hearing. This course will really help many in the body of Christ as for us Pastors thank you man and woman of God all the team in Axx Institution

Stephen khoza
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Person & Work of Christ: Certified - Part 2

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This course discusses key theological issues related to the Person and Work of Christ, and continues to analyse the historical development of the doctrines and issues related to the deity, humanity and atoning work of Christ.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description
  2. Intro to the Work of Jesus
  3. Salvation & Atonement
  4. The Cross & Resurrection
  5. Extent of Atonement
  6. Worldview & Theology
  7. Biblical Metaphors 1
  8. Biblical Metaphors 2
  9. Theories 1
  10. Theories 2
  11. Theories 3
  12. Grace
  13. Election
  14. Calvinist-Arminian Debate
  15. Justification 1
  16. Justification 2
  17. Sanctification
  18. Adoption/Participation
  19. Contemporary Issues 1
  20. Contemporary Issues 2

About your instructor

Grant Buchanan

Pastor Grant Buchanan

Prior to Bible teaching, Grant served as a full-time pastor and school chaplain. Although a lecturer in theology and biblical studies with a focus on Pauline theology and the Gospels, Grant also operates as a professional counsellor and is working towards the completion of this Doctor of Philosophy by exploring a pneumatological reading of Galatians in light of 6:15 and the impact this has on Christian identify.

Course Reviews

4.9
Rated 4.9 out of 5
4.9 out of 5 stars (based on 49 reviews)
Excellent92%
Very good8%
Average0%
Poor0%
Terrible0%

Eye opener

Rated 5 out of 5
July 11, 2022

This course has made me understand and be able to answer the question who Jesus Christ is, it was a revelation me, because for a long time i have bee failing to understand Christology but in this ciurse i have now understood that Jesus was was fully God and fully man. Thank you so much axx for the scholarship because without you i wouldn’t have known all these things. God bless you.

Mungandi Mubita
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The finished work

Rated 4 out of 5
July 5, 2022

Jesus work was complete.

Adrian
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Advance Pastoral Care Part 2

Rated 5 out of 5
July 4, 2022

I have realized that studying the word of God is not just reading a book it is far different than what I use to do. One has to look through and beyond the window of the word . Really we are learning here and thank you so much for opening our eyes. God bless you all

Stephen Khoza
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Jesus

Rated 4 out of 5
July 4, 2022

Jesus’s work only had us in mind.

Adrian
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Christology and soteriology

Rated 5 out of 5
July 1, 2022

Am enlighten to understand Jesus history and work of Jesus

Josiah.
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Personal work of Christ

Rated 5 out of 5
July 1, 2022

Truly God has blessed us.
When I looked at my spiritual understanding now about the word of God.
I am completely transformed in my studies. I am no longer just reading it.
I have now realized that what we are reading are letters to the original audience. We are not just reading a book, that is why we should understand the context the narrative and genre of what we are reading or hearing. This course will really help many in the body of Christ as for us Pastors thank you man and woman of God all the team in Axx Institution

Stephen khoza
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Old Testament: Certified - Part 1

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A series of epic proportions! Dr Ashley Crane, an expert in Old Testament studies, will walk you through the history, story and theology of the 39 ancient books we know as the Old Testament – crammed with gold. Part 1: Genesis – Deuteronomy.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Why Study the Old Testament?
  2. Scripture
  3. Documentary Hypothesis
  4. Genesis Part A
  5. Genesis Part B
  6. Genesis 12: Abraham
  7. Sacrifice of Isaac
  8. Isaac
  9. Jacob: Covenant Man
  10. Joseph
  11. Exodus Part A
  12. Exodus Part B
  13. Exodus Part C
  14. Leviticus
  15. Numbers
  16. Deuteronomy Part A
  17. Deuteronomy Part B
  18. Canaanite Influence
  19. Deuteronomistic History

About your instructor

Ashley Crane 150 x 150 opt

Dr Ashley Crane

Ashley is a leading Pentecostal scholar (PhD Murdoch), ministering in a prophetic anointing throughout Australasia and the USA in many churches, conferences and leadership training seminars; he is zealous to see people fully trained and flowing in both the Word and the power of the Holy Spirit. Ashely has been in ministry for 38 years and pastored five cross-cultural churches in Israel, the USA, and Australia. Ashley was the Principal/CEO of Harvest West Bible College for 18 years. Ashley is the VP / Secretary for Celebrate Messiah (Australia), and the pastoral team at Sound City Church (Rockingham).

Course Reviews

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Old Testament: Part 1

Rated 5 out of 5
July 23, 2021

First, I thank God for helping me finish this course. Next, I thank all my teachers, they helped me through this course to understand the main events, characters and the themes of old testament.

Bakulikira Byakweli
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very informative and well set out

Rated 4 out of 5
September 28, 2020

very informative and well set out

Judith March
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Old Testament: Certified - Part 2

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A series of epic proportions! Dr Ashley Crane, an expert in Old Testament studies, will walk you through the history, story and theology of the 39 ancient books we know as the Old Testament – crammed with gold. Part 2: Prophets & Prophecy – Nahum.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Prophets & Prophecy
  2. Joshua
  3. Judges
  4. 1 Samuel
  5. 2 Samuel
  6. 1 Kings
  7. 2 Kings
  8. Northern Kingdom Overview (1)
  9. Northern Kingdom Overview (2)
  10. Southern Kingdom Overview (1)
  11. Southern Kingdom Overview (2)
  12. Amos
  13. Hosea
  14. Isaiah Part A
  15. Isaiah Part B
  16. Micah
  17. Jeremiah Part A
  18. Jeremiah Part B
  19. Jonah
  20. Nahum

About your instructor

Ashley Crane 150 x 150 opt

Dr Ashley Crane

Ashley is a leading Pentecostal scholar (PhD Murdoch), ministering in a prophetic anointing throughout Australasia and the USA in many churches, conferences and leadership training seminars; he is zealous to see people fully trained and flowing in both the Word and the power of the Holy Spirit. Ashely has been in ministry for 38 years and pastored five cross-cultural churches in Israel, the USA, and Australia. Ashley was the Principal/CEO of Harvest West Bible College for 18 years. Ashley is the VP / Secretary for Celebrate Messiah (Australia), and the pastoral team at Sound City Church (Rockingham).

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Old Testament: Part 2

Rated 5 out of 5
July 26, 2021

This second part of Old Testament was quit interesting, but I thank all my teachers. I would like to ask Dr. Michelle Sanders to prepare enough PowerPoint presentation for the students. Thank you Ashley Crane ,you are not only a teacher but also a preacher, God bless you.

Bakulikira Byakweli
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Old Testament: Certified - Part 3

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A series of epic proportions! Dr Ashley Crane, an expert in Old Testament studies, will walk you through the history, story and theology of the 39 ancient books we know as the Old Testament – crammed with gold. Part 3: Habakkuk – Ecclesiastes.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Habakkuk
  2. Zepheniah
  3. Ezekiel Part A
  4. Ezekiel Part B
  5. Daniel
  6. Joel
  7. Esther
  8. Ezra
  9. Nehemiah
  10. Zechariah
  11. Haggai
  12. Malachi
  13. Chronicles Part A
  14. Chronicles Part B
  15. Wisdom Literature
  16. Hebrew Poetry
  17. Job
  18. Psalms Part A
  19. Psalms Part B
  20. Proverbs
  21. Song of Solomon
  22. Ecclesiastes
  23. Effects of the Exile Diaspora

About your instructor

Ashley Crane 150 x 150 opt

Dr Ashley Crane

Ashley is a leading Pentecostal scholar (PhD Murdoch), ministering in a prophetic anointing throughout Australasia and the USA in many churches, conferences and leadership training seminars; he is zealous to see people fully trained and flowing in both the Word and the power of the Holy Spirit. Ashely has been in ministry for 38 years and pastored five cross-cultural churches in Israel, the USA, and Australia. Ashley was the Principal/CEO of Harvest West Bible College for 18 years. Ashley is the VP / Secretary for Celebrate Messiah (Australia), and the pastoral team at Sound City Church (Rockingham).

Course Reviews

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Old Testament: Part 3

Rated 5 out of 5
July 26, 2021

I thank God for helping me meet these devoted teachers. Thank you guys for this great resource. I am fully equipped and ready to help others in the ministry.

Bakulikira Byakweli
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Person & Work of the Holy Spirit: Certified - Part 1

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This course introduces us to pneumatology by examining a number of major issues expressed in biblical, theological and historic material. Understanding the key aspects of the person and work of the Holy Spirit is vital to everyone engaged in ministry.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description & Additional Resources
  2. Course Introduction How to Journal (Interview)
  3. Insights: Ian Grant (Interview)
  4. Holy Spirit Words & Symbols
  5. The Holy Spirit in History
  6. Developing Understanding of the Spirit in Church History
  7. Insights: Fiona Sear (Interview)
  8. The Personhood of the Spirit: Problems
  9. Biblical Basis for the Personhood of the Spirit
  10. Implications of the Personhood of the Spirit
  11. Insights: Andrew Groza (Interview)
  12. The deity of the Holy Spirit: Divine Names & Attributes
  13. The Spirit in the Trinity
  14. Implications of the Deity of the Spirit
  15. Insights: Albert Haddad (Interview)
  16. The Work of the Holy Spirit in the World
  17. The Work of the Holy Spirit in the OT
  18. Work of the Holy Spirit in Jesus and the Believer
  19. Insights: Brendan Roach (Interview)
  20. Concepts & Views on Spirit Baptism
  21. Conversion-Initiation & Spirit Baptism in NT
  22. The Distinctive Nature & Purpose of Spirit Baptism
  23. Insights: Diane Manusama (Interview)

About your instructor

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Dr Jon Newton

John is an Associate Professor at Alphacrucis College after serving for nine years at Harvest Bible College, most recently as Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Research. His goal is to promote Christian higher education and missions, including training students for Asia and Europe. Dr Jon’s Ph D was gained at Deakin University (conferred 2007) with a thesis entitled “Postmodernism, Christianity and the Book of Revelation.” The author of two books: Revelation Reclaimed: The Use and Misuse of the Apocalypse (Paternoster 2009) and The Revelation Worldview (Wipf and Stock 2015). I also edited New Frontiers: Redefining Christian Ministry for 21st Century Contexts (Mosaic 2013). I have also had a number of articles published in peer-reviewed journals such as Australian Biblical Review, Colloquium, Heythrop Journal and Journal of Pentecostal Theology. I am the editor of the Journal of Contemporary Ministry. Currently, I am working on a commentary on Revelation for a new Pentecostal commentary series. My other main research interest is Australian Pentecostalism.

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Helped me understand the Person of the Holy Spirit

Rated 5 out of 5
March 15, 2022

I took my time to reflect on the lessons and Bible verses and to involve the person of the Holy Spirit in to my daily life. Thank you Holy Spirit.

Annette Posimani
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Helped me to see how practical the Holy Spirit is too

Rated 5 out of 5
March 15, 2022

Inviting Holy Spirit in my life. Helped me to repent as part of my walk, ridding of activities that are harmful in my spiritual walk. Listening to testimonies and observing how Holy spirit transforms lives and bears fruit. Praise God.

Annette Posimani
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Person & Work of the Holy Spirit: Part 1

Rated 5 out of 5
July 28, 2021

I would like to thanks Dr. John Newton and all people who shared their testimonies, God bless you so much. I am blessed and fully equipped about the the person and the work of the Holy Spirit.

Bakulikira Byakweli
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Person & Work of the Holy Spirit: Certified - Part 2

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This course continues to examine pneumatology by understanding key aspects of the person and work of the Holy Spirit, including the various Pentecostal, Evangelical and Charismatic views. Leading pastors and teachers share their insight and experiences.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Course Description & Additional Resources
  2. Evidence of Spirit Baptism: Background & Pentecost
  3. Evidence of Spirit Baptism in Acts
  4. The Rise of Pentecostalism
  5. Insights: Michael Adelana (Interview)
  6. Gifts in the NT
  7. More on Gifts of the Spirit in the NT
  8. Worship in the Spirit
  9. Insights: Tex Houston (Interview)
  10. Living in the Spirit in Community
  11. Hearing the Spirit’s Voice
  12. Praying in the Spirit & Tongues
  13. Insights: Tanya Harris (Interview)
  14. The Concept of Sanctification
  15. The Process of Sanctification
  16. The Spirit & Sanctification; the Fruit of the Spirit
  17. Insights: Matt Jarlett (Interview)
  18. Laying on of Hands & Impartation
  19. The Gift of Prophecy
  20. Guidelines for Prophecy
  21. Insights: Richard Warner (Interview)
  22. The Spirit in the Church
  23. Moves of the Spirit
  24. Revivals & Spiritual Moves
  25. Insights: Melinda Dwight (Interview)

About your instructor

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Dr Jon Newton

John is an Associate Professor at Alphacrucis College after serving for nine years at Harvest Bible College, most recently as Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Research. His goal is to promote Christian higher education and missions, including training students for Asia and Europe. Dr Jon’s Ph D was gained at Deakin University (conferred 2007) with a thesis entitled “Postmodernism, Christianity and the Book of Revelation.” The author of two books: Revelation Reclaimed: The Use and Misuse of the Apocalypse (Paternoster 2009) and The Revelation Worldview (Wipf and Stock 2015). I also edited New Frontiers: Redefining Christian Ministry for 21st Century Contexts (Mosaic 2013). I have also had a number of articles published in peer-reviewed journals such as Australian Biblical Review, Colloquium, Heythrop Journal and Journal of Pentecostal Theology. I am the editor of the Journal of Contemporary Ministry. Currently, I am working on a commentary on Revelation for a new Pentecostal commentary series. My other main research interest is Australian Pentecostalism.

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Helped me understand the Person of the Holy Spirit

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March 15, 2022

I took my time to reflect on the lessons and Bible verses and to involve the person of the Holy Spirit in to my daily life. Thank you Holy Spirit.

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Helped me to see how practical the Holy Spirit is too

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March 15, 2022

Inviting Holy Spirit in my life. Helped me to repent as part of my walk, ridding of activities that are harmful in my spiritual walk. Listening to testimonies and observing how Holy spirit transforms lives and bears fruit. Praise God.

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Person & Work of the Holy Spirit: Part 2

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July 29, 2021

First, I give thanks to God who gave me this precious time to finish this course.
Next ,I thanks all my teachers and all those who gave testimonies, God bless you so much. As a Pentecostal I am blessed and fully equipped.

Bakulikira Byakweli
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Theology of Worship: Certified

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This course approaches the subject of biblical worship from a theological and historical viewpoint. Presenter Tex Houston begins with a biblical model to form a foundation stone for our worship – that is the life, work & ministry of Jesus.

Curriculum Covered

  1. Introduction to Course – Questions, questions?
  2. Words of Praise & Thanksgiving
  3. Words of Worship
  4. Creation, Abraham & Beyond
  5. The Tabernacle, Levites & Law
  6. David’s Tabernacle (Is it all About Music?)
  7. Jesus’ Life, Ministry & Worship
  8. Jesus Our High Priest
  9. Once for All – the Holy Spirit Given
  10. Romans 12: ‘A Living Sacrifice’
  11. The ‘Law of Christ’ (Matthew 5, 6 & 7)
  12. John 4: In the Spirit & In Truth
  13. Corinth & Spirit- Filled Worship
  14. Worship, Communion & Baptism
  15. The Development of Liturgy
  16. Church Service: First 500 Years
  17. Worship & The Reformation
  18. Pentecostalism & the Mega-Church
  19. Powerful & Prophetic Praise
  20. Spiritual Warfare & Music
  21. Spiritual Disciplines & Worship
  22. Worship Lifestyle & Evangelism
  23. ‘The Art of Give’
  24. Worship & the Future

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Tex Houston

Tex (Gary) became a successful pub musician in 1980’s, from there began working with large church & community organisations in media and music production. He has travelled to many places in the world, usually with a video camera and tripod, either doing documentaries on Australians working in other lands, or filming his own works on Anzac history in the First World War. In addition to being an avid steam engine enthusiast with YouTube channel ‘symphony of steam’, Tex is an authority on Christian worship.

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The Theology of Worship

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April 27, 2021

Excellent, thought provoking and eye opening

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Advanced Certification of Bible and Theology Snapshot

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Advanced Certification of Bible and Theology

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July 29, 2021

I have been blessed so much with teachings and testimonies and I give thanks to our God who gave me this privilege to meet these highly committed servants of God through AXX . God bless you so much. We are fully equipped to help others grow spiritually and love Jesus.

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Advanced Certification of Bible and Theology Requirements

All assessment tasks must be completed to be certified

  • Learners are required to complete all video lessons
  • Each lesson has a short multiple choice quiz
  • There are no essays to be written in this qualification