Welcome to the Online Bible School
"The free Bible school on the internet"
The Online Bible School is a flexible approach to learn more about the Word of God or prepare oneself for ministry. Whether you are a person on the go or distance to a college is a factor, you can study from theonlinebibleschool.com from just about any place around the globe. Online learning can be exciting because you can read or study in the comfort of your home, and best of all, all material in this website comes at NO COST TO YOU.
The Holy Scriptures is the final authority!
As a retired Bible college professor, over 35 years of intensive research and experience has been gathered together to offer you, the reader, FREE OF CHARGE, biblical and theological information that would normally cost thousands of dollars in a college setting.
There is no need for you to log in or register, nor is it necessary to have a user name or password. With just a click, you can enter into EVERYTHING offered through theonlinebibleschool.com.
You will discover there are single or series of articles to read, audio teachings to listen to, or courses to take through The Online Bible School. In all courses, you may simple read them for your own spiritual enrichment, take the courses for audit, or take them for credit. Everything isFREE OF CHARGE. If you desire to take the courses for credit, there will be some homework involved, along with a small fee to grade your homework and present you with your certificate of completion for each course. There are a total of 60 credits to complete to graduate from The Online Bible School, which you can do in the comfort of your own home anywhere you have computer access. ALL COURSES AND COURSE INFORMATION ARE LISTED TO THE RIGHT.
If you have any questions or comments, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Joyce Erickson - President
**Over the next three months, I am agressively adding approximately 20 new courses, working on audio and video taping, and making many other major changes within theonlinebibleschool.com. Please excuse the construction, but also please continue to use this website for your learning and spiritual development. You will see new material being added almost everyday. Thank you for your patience.**
Communion Messages for Pastors
Series of Articles
Understanding End Times: (NEW) Learn how the Jews, their land, the Church, and the world all fit together in end-time events. What was prophesied thousands of years ago is coming to pass before our eyes today. The pieces of the puzzle are quickly forming that picture of end times revealed.
The Power of the Tongue:(NEW) The tongue is an instrument used to edify and praise the Lord or tear down and cause division and destruction. In this two article series, you will learn the destructiveness of negative words and how gossip becomes a fire of destruction. In addition, you will learn the art of how to use your tongue for the glory of God.
The Book of Hebrews: This verse by verse inductive study of the first seven chapters of the Book of Hebrews that lifts Jesus up as our High Priest.
Melchizedek: The Scriptures list Jesus' relationship with Melchizedek a mystery. This series will expose all of the "theories" that are prevalent today. You will need to study this for yourself to discover who this mysterious person is.
The Book of Galatians:This series of articles purposes to enter into the heart of the Apostle Paul as he wrote his letter to the Galatian believers he had led to Christ throughout Galatia. Using the cultural, historical, political, sociological,and religious environment of the 1st century A.D., we see the angry frustration of the apostle as he learned these new believers had been persuaded by the Judaizers, who came behind him to undermine everything he had done. Great doctrinal truths can be found throughout the Book of Galatians.
The Accuracy of the Scriptures: This series was originally part of the course on "Understanding the Scriptures." These articles show how the Scriptures were passed down through the generations - from Adam to Abraham to the prophets to the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. Understanding the accuracy of the Scripture helps Christians to trust that their Bibles are accurate in every detail for faith, instruction, doctrine, reproof and correction. This is a must for all Christians to read.
The Book of Ephesians: These six articles will give the history and background of Ephesus in the 1st century A.D., as well as center in on the blessings which believers have in Christ as written by the Apostle Paul by the anointing of the Holy Spirit. As the book continues, biblical instruction for everyday living will be revealed. In this most fascinating book of the Bible that is written for the Church and about the Church, Christian can learn all they need to know about living a Godly life in Christ.
Cultivating a Life of Prayer:These articles are also a course at theonlinebibleschool.com; however, for the convenience of everyone, they have been uploaded as articles as well. This series of articles is filled with important information that will help you cultivate a deeper life in prayer. It will also help you with instruction on how to pray.
The Jewish Roots of Christianity? This course teaches about the Jewish roots of Christianity. The purpose is to teach you, as a Christian, how to understand the Gospels more thoroughly. It's purpose is also to encourage you to follow the Truths of the Word of God so that you can become a more committed disciple of Jesus Christ. Ultimately, this course is designed to help you develop a more meaningful understanding of the Gospels and the Bible as a whole.
Will Israel be Saved?: This series of articles investigates the Dual-Covenant theology, which includes various modified versions of it. This erroneous theology, which violates the core doctrine of Christianity, has entered into many churches of today. You, as a Christian need to understand how deceptive this theology is to the Body of Christ and our call to witness to the Jewish people.
Church History (From the Book of Acts to the Reformation): This series of articles cover the first sixteen centuries of the development of the Church - from the Book of Acts to the Reformation. Many questions will be answered regarding the beginning of various traditions or beliefs that have entered into many denominations which affect the Church-at-large - even today.
How to Study the Scriptures: This series of articles is essential for all Christians to learn why it is so important to study the Bible. Various Bible study tools were be given, showing how to use them, along with various Bible study methods.
The Tithe? Learn what the Scriptures say about the Tithe - from the Book of Genesis to the Book of Genesis. All denominational perspectives have been taken out. Only the Scriptures are used in this teaching. This will probably be the most thorough study you can find on the tithe.
The Hierarchy System of Church Government: The Pathway to Spiritual Abuse: Various churches today use different forms of church government. This teaching will show the various forms used and then take a serious look at the hierarchy system of church government and its dangers.
(Since each series may have several articles and many of the articles are lengthy, you might find it helpful to print them out first so you can read them at your leisure.)
E-Book - "God's Purpose For Man"
This newly revised book addresses questions about God, Satan, angels, creation, heaven, hell, end times, eternity, and much more. Offered online to you FREE OF CHARGE, this book can be easily read by just the click of a button.