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WCF.M1.L16 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Discuss why Genesis 1–11 can be considered the Introduction to the whole Bible, and Genesis 12–50 as the “First Chapter” of the Bible.
  • List five references in the Book of Genesis to the Plan of Redemption.
  • Refine your Inductive Bible Study skills through a study of Genesis 12–50, continuing Graham’s emphasis on letting the Bible speak for itself.
  • Reflect on the differences between biblical and other world religions.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 63-64Lesson 16 Introduction

  • General
  • Smart, ed: Sacred Texts of the World
  • 292Taoism: The Ineffable Tao
  • 293Taoism: The Universe Flows from the Tao
  • 293Taoism: The Creation of the Universe
  • 320Shinto: The Origins
  • 321Shinto: Birth of Amaterasu
  • 321-324aShinto: Ancestors, Nature, Shrine
  • 325c-326Shinto: Purity, Ethos

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 64-66Lesson 16 Review

  • Inductive Bible Study
  • Snodderly, ed: WCF Degree Study Programs: All Module Reader
  • 7-8Graham: The Inductive Method of Study, Inductive Bible Study Syllabus: Part II, E2 and E3
  • 26-27Graham: Inductive Bible Study Explained: Tracing Topics Through a Book
  • 27-28Graham: Inductive Bible Study Explained: Summarizing Statements and Conclusions
  • 28-29Graham: Inductive Bible Study Explained: Closing Comments

  • Optional
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 228Map of China
  • 250-251Yunnan

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 16
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • How does Genesis 1–11 “introduce” not only the remainder of Genesis but the entire Bible?


  • In what passages and to what persons does God declare His “Plan of Redemption” of all the world’s peoples? Trace evidences in the Book of Genesis of the Plan of Redemption in its relation to all the peoples of the world.


  • Using Professor Graham’s directions as a guide, complete your chart of the book of Genesis, continuing with Graham’s emphasis on letting the Bible speak for itself.


  • What differences do you notice between biblical and other world religions?


Notes