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ICOM Diploma in Theology (English)
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BIB115 - Acts - The Holy Spirit at Work
A thorough study of the content, purposes, principles, and applications of Acts. The course emphasizes the role of the Holy Spirit in the early church and today. Attention is given to the geographical, numerical, cultural, and theological growth of the church from Jerusalem to Rome. The journeys of Paul are examined as the background for his epistles. In addition to using your Bible with this IST, we recommend that you also use "The Book of A...More

BIB117 - Prison Epistles
A practical study of the principles Paul wrote to the churches during his imprisonment. The concepts are presented in language that is easy to understand with explanations, illustrations, and applications that make the concepts helpful to students in both their personal lives and ministries. In addition to using your Bible, we also recommend that you use The Letter of Paul to the Ephesians by Francis Foulkes to enhance your learning experience...More

BIB121 - Introduction to Hermeneutics
This is an introductory course on the principles for interpreting Scripture. It summarizes the need for hermeneutical principles, and explores the qualifications, tools, and goals of a biblical interpreter. This is followed by a historical survey of hermeneutics from early Jewish interpreters to the present. The course includes a unit on the general and specific principles for interpreting the Bible, a unit on genres, and a unit on applying the p...More

BIB215 - Romans: Justification by Faith
An in-depth study of the book of Romans. It focuses on Paul’s systematic explanation of the gospel to the Romans and offers insight into the doctrines of sin, salvation, and sanctification. The student will learn how union with Christ and the indwelling Holy Spirit leads to spiritual growth. In addition to using your Bible as you study this course, we recommend you also use "The Epistle of Paul to the Romans" by F. F. Bruce to enhance your l...More

BIB313 - Corinthian Correspondence
Course Description BIB313 Corinthian Correspondence (5 CEUs) A study of 1 and 2 Corinthians, providing the student with truths for teaching and preaching as well as practical assistance in dealing with the issues of facing today’s church. The student will learn how Paul instructed the Corinthians to deal with division and difficulty. By applying these same principles, the student will be prepared to deal with the challenges of ministry in the ...More

BIB318 - Pentateuch
Course Description BIB318 Pentateuch (5 CEUs) A study of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy with a practical approach that will provide preaching and teaching material. The Pentateuch forms the foundation upon which the New Testament covenant is based and is an essential study for anyone wishing to understand the entire Bible more completely. In addition to using your Bible, we recommend that you also use the dictionary of t...More

BIB322 - The Poetic Books
Course Description BIB322 Poetic Books (5 CEUs) This course will introduce the student to two aspects of the Poetic Books: poetry and wisdom. Poetry is the structure and delivery of the literature. The course will examine the ability of poetry to communicate at the emotional level and the place of poetry in communicating biblical themes. Wisdom is the thematic category of the literature. It focuses on the ancient pursuit of wisdom in Israel and...More

CS1111 - Christian Maturity
Christian Maturity is an introductory study to the subject of the Christian’s growth. The study gives attention to the role of Christian service in the believer’s growth. A biblical approach to the subject makes the course acceptable for use in an international audience. The course leads the student to interact constantly with the Word of God, which is the foundation for the study. The course is practical in nature, pointing out how the...More

CS1211 - Prayer and Worship
This course is a study on prayer and worship with emphasis on the priority of God’s glory and God’s kingdom over our needs and wants. It also emphasizes the fact that believers who honor this priority will have the things they need provided for them. The study is based on Matthew 6:5-13, but the key verse containing the central truth is Matthew 6:33, “Seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to ...More

CS1311 - The Responsible Christian
The Responsible Christian: A Study in Christian Stewardship is a study of what the Bible says about stewardship—the role of God as owner and people as stewards. It will explain how Christians should exercise their responsibility for faithful management of the various properties and resources with which God has entrusted them. In addition, it will deal with our relationship to our homes, churches, and communities in the light of our role ...More

CS2121 - The Kingdom, the Power, & the Glory
The Kingdom, the Power, and the Glory: A Survey of the New Testament will help the Christian worker gain an overall knowledge of the content of the New Testament. It emphasizes the historical setting, characteristics, and teachings of the New Testament. It will help the Christian worker understand the New Testament, gain confidence in its reliability, and become better equipped to share its truths with others....More

CS2221 - Tents, Temples, and Palaces
Tents, Temples, and Palaces gives the student an introduction to the Old Testament. It emphasizes the history of God’s people, paying special attention to God’s mighty acts and the prophetic words He gave concerning those acts. It deals with the sequence and meaning of the experiences of God’s people. It examines their relationship to Him and their successes and failures. Students will discover many truths from the Old Testament that will h...More

CS2321 - Understanding the Bible
Understanding the Bible is a course of study that interacts with you on methods of carefully organized Bible study. You will learn effective techniques for general study, then you will apply them to the Bible through study questions. Many of the answers given in the textbook to these questions are offered only as suggestions to guide you to your own answers. This study emphasizes skilled procedures of observation and interpretation as valuable ai...More

CS4241 - Starting New Churches
Starting New Churches is a practical course of study that stresses the importance of establishing new churches as a means of evangelizing the world. It gives guidelines so that any local church can be involved in the task of planting churches, thereby becoming a multiplying church. The course is designed to help a person in three ways: 1) It will help one understand the purpose and function of the church as described in the New Testament; 2) I...More

CS4341 - Helping Christians Grow
Helping Christians Grow is a study of the biblical basis for the nurturing ministry and the practical application of teaching in the church today. It gives emphasis to the needs of the pupils in various stages of human development and to the various opportunities for Christian nurturing through the ministry of local church programs, sharing groups, and the Christian home. ...More

CS5151 - Spiritual Gifts
In this course, we will give attention to three different groups of spiritual gifts. We will call them (1) Gifts of Ministry, (2) Other Ministry Gifts, and (3) Gifts of the Spirit. The first group—Gifts of Ministry—includes those believers who Christ gives to the church to be its leaders. In the second group—Other Ministry Gifts—we will study gifts which are available to all believers. And in the final group—Gifts of the Spirit...More

CS5351 - Sharing the Good News
Sharing the Good News is a practical course on the important ministry of soul-winning. Written primarily for workers in the local church, it is a how-to study of the work of sharing the good news with the object of teaching the student how to lead people to trust Jesus Christ as their Savior and Lord. It is also designed to help the student learn how to teach personal soul-winning to others. Special emphasis is given to the dynamic ministr...More

CS6161 - Solving Life's Problems
Solving Life’s Problems—A Christian Approach is a study of the source of problems, methods of problem-solving, and ways of finding solutions, from a Christian perspective. Major universal problems are presented, such as problems in social and family relationships, problems of the single person, problems related to human sexuality, and other problems related to suffering and death. Biblical solutions are given for all of these problem areas, a...More

CS6261 - People, Tasks, and Goals
People, Tasks, and Goals is a course that presents the biblical foundations of leadership. It introduces students to the theory and practice of leadership and guides them in the application of both biblical and theoretical principles. The material is appropriate for both beginning and experienced layleaders and ministers, as well as for those who wish to train others in Christian leadership. The main emphasis is upon development of gifts and capa...More

MIN223 - Introduction to Homiletics
Course Description MIN223 Introduction to Homiletics (5 CEUs) A basic study of the principles of Christian preaching. The course emphasizes biblical exposition and deals with practical matters such as the preparation of sermons, the sources of materials, the construction of sermon components, the variety of sermon types, and the delivery of sermons. In addition to using your Bible, we recommend that you also use Biblical Preaching by Haddon W. ...More

MIN381 - Pastoral Ministry
This course examines the ministry of the pastor in three areas: preparation, responsibilities, and relationships. In the unit on preparation, we study a pastor’s qualifications, devotional life, and personal life. A unit on responsibilities analyzes a pastor’s role in preaching and teaching, worship, pastoral care, leading, training, forming cell groups, and special services. The final unit examines a pastor’s elationships with lay leader...More

THE114 - Introduction to Pentecostal Doctrine
An examination of the four cardinal doctrines of the Assemblies of God: The Salvation of Man, The Baptism in the Holy Spirit, Divine Healing, and The Second Coming of Christ or “The Blessed Hope.” After an introductory unit on the importance of doctrine, there is a unit of study on each of the doctrines. This course is essential to the further understanding of the complete Pentecostal message as presented in other courses....More

THE211 - Introduction to Theology: A Pentecostal Perspective
A study of historic Christian doctrines as expressed through Protestant and evangelical traditions. The course provides a complete study of the “Statement of Fundamental Truths” of the General Council of the Assemblies of God. In addition to using your Bible, we recommend that you also use "Bible Doctrines" by William Menzies and Stanley Horton to enhance your learning experience....More

THE245 - Eschatology: A Study of Things to Come
A biblical study of end-time events written from a Pentecostal perspective. The course studies the Rapture, plus various views of the Tribulation and the Millennium. It provides excellent material for teaching and preaching on the Second Coming of Christ. ...More