Basic Christian Doctrine – III Course Description
By the end of this course the student should be able to:
(i) Define the major theological terms used in the course,
(ii) Discuss the biblical truths and major issues related to the nature, purpose, unity and authority of the Church; Church government; baptism, the Lord’s Supper, worship and spiritual gifts; the return of Christ, the millennium, final judgment, and the new heavens and new earth,
(iii) Identify the major biblical content of the subjects dealt with and evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of liberal, atheist, and traditional ideas concerning them, so as to refute ideas and theories which do not agree with the word of God,
(iv) Express biblically his/her own beliefs on the topics covered and so begin to develop his/her own systematic theology, and
(v) Practically apply the theology studied to his/her own life, relationships, ministries in the church and the society, and be able to use it to teach others.