Level One – Biblical Studies
rbtcLevelOneTime Management
This course is designed to help the students understand the importance of time and help them to deal with their time effectively in order to be able to fulfill the tasks that are set before them. Special attention is given to proper time management as it relates to their course of study at RBC.

RHEMA History
This course covers the history of RHEMA and Kenneth Hagin Ministries. Emphasis is placed on the mandate Brother Hagin received to “teach my people faith” and how each student is an extension of that mandate.

Authority of the Believer 1 & 2
This course is a study in the spiritual authority that has been given to the believer through the redemptive work of Jesus Christ. Through His death, resurrection and ascension, Jesus defeated Satan and gave believers access to all the power of God through His name.

Aspects of Grace
This course is a biblical and balanced study on the subject of the Grace of God and it’s importance, particularly as it pertains to members of the Body of Christ. Aspects covered are saving grace, sanctifying grace, strengthening grace, sharing grace, and serving grace. Students will not only learn what grace provides, but also what grace produces. Grace in relation to the Old Testament and the New Testament will also be studied.

Biblical Finance
This class is designed to help the student understand the importance of personal financial management. Specific topics include the tithe vs. offerings, managing your money, obstacles to good planning, how to establish good credit, practical guidelines to spending, credit card debt, savings and investments, giving and receiving, and Biblical prosperity.

Bibliology
This course is designed to help the student develop a greater confidence in the integrity of the Bible. This will be accomplished by examining proofs of the Bible’s divine origin, the reliability of a translation, and the transmission of biblical manuscripts from the original copies to the present. Information will be given to show the student that although the original manuscripts have been lost, our Bible is a dependable reproduction of the messages in them.

Bible Research and Study Methods
This subject includes an overview of the most widely accepted rules of Biblical research and study. Emphasis is given to the role and influence of the Holy Spirit in interpreting the Scriptures and the proper application of the Scriptures. Also covered are reference and resource material for effective Bible study, Bible software and Internet resources and methods of study.

Blood Covenant
This course provides insight into the Biblical history of redemption as revealed in both the Old and New Testaments. The student is introduced to the Scriptural importance of the blood covenant and builds an awareness of its principles, application, and influence on the partakers. Specific topics include a historical record of blood covenants, tribal covenant practices, and examples of covenant relationships. Attention is given to understanding our personal relationship with God the Father through the blood of Jesus Christ.

Church History
This course gives an overview of two thousand years of Church history. Students will observe that Christianity of the first century A.D. had it’s roots in Judaism. Attention is given to important leaders and significant issues throughout the centuries. The rise of anti-Semitism, apostasy, the reformation, and revivals and renewals will also be introduced.

Christ the Healer
This course is designed to establish from the Scriptures that it is the will of God to heal all today. Special attention will be given to the believer’s role in receiving divine healing. This course will address the character and nature of God as it pertains to man, that God is love, and that His provision of healing and His willingness to demonstrate His healing power is an outflow of His love nature.

Ecclesiology
The purpose of this course is to get a better understanding of New Testament church government, the local church and spiritual leadership offices. This course will cover what the Bible does and does not say about church government and it will define the offices of Pastor, Elder, Bishop, and Deacon. Emphasis will also be placed on the importance of the local church to God’s plan in the earth as well as to the individual believer.

Eschatology
This course examines the eschatological events that the Word of God reveals at the culmination of this age (known as the Church Age). The book of Revelation and associated Old and New Testament prophetic passages will be covered in depth.

Introduction to Evangelism
This course is designed to provide an overview of the subject ”Evangelism in the Word of God.” Students will discover what the Word says about evangelism and what that means for our personal lives, why we should evangelize, and different methods of evangelism.

Faith Foundations 1 & 2
This subject covers what the faith of the believer is and what it is not, how faith is obtained, the basic elements of faith, and how to use faith to accomplish the purposes of God and walk in the fullness of salvation.

Hermeneutics
This course is designed to develop in the student the skill of biblical interpretation. Students receive an overview of the most widely accepted rules of Biblical Interpretation, including contextual, historical, cultural, and grammatical interpretation. Special emphasis is given to the role and influence of the Holy Spirit in interpreting the Scriptures, and the proper application of the Scriptures.

Introduction to Theology
In this course the Bible will be used to establish and define essential and foundational doctrinal truths. During this course the student will obtain a "working knowledge" of the major doctrines of the Bible. In order to accomplish this, we will examine each doctrine separately, define it, examine it from the Holy Scriptures, and then discuss the practical application of that truth in our lives. Special emphasis will be given to the foundational doctrines of the Christian Faith.

Love of God
This course covers why the love of God is so vital to our lives. Students will learn how to let the love of God dominate their lives, walking in love, the characteristics of the God kind of love, and the benefits of walking in love.

Life of Honour
According to the Word, as believers, we are to live a life of honour toward God and man. Therefore, this course is designed to thoroughly explore the subject of Biblical honour. Special attention will be given to exploring the characteristics and benefits of one who is living a life of honour. The subject of proper submission and authority will also be covered.

Marriage, Family and Ministry
This subject covers the unique character of the minister’s home. Both practical and spiritual aspects of the relationship between the minister’s home and his/her ministry will be considered. Divorce and remarriage and raising Godly children are covered.

New Testament Literature
This subject provides an overview of the New Testament from Matthew through Revelation and includes a brief background study of the inter-testament period between Malachi of the Old Testament and Matthew of the New Testament.

Old Testament Literature
This subject provides and overview of Genesis through Malachi and a study of the history of God’s Covenant People, Israel, God’s nature, the sin of man and its consequences, and the great mercy of God revealed in redemption.

Paul’s Theology of Righteousness
The subject of Righteousness is one of the least understood doctrines of the Bible today. Yet, it is the very thing that God gave for men to have access to Him. Therefore, a practical study of Righteousness will be the emphasis of this course. This course is designed to introduce the subject of Righteousness and to encourage application of this subject in our personal lives on a daily basis.
 
Pneumatology
This subject focuses on the work of the Holy Spirit in the Old and New Testament, and present day ministry of the Holy Spirit. Special attention will be given to the deity and person of the Spirit and our personal fellowship with Him. Also covered will be the necessity of the Holy Spirit in the personal and public ministry of the believer, including how to be led by the Spirit.

Practical Theology of Ministry
In this class we will study the practical side of entering the ministry and ministry itself. We will look at why so many are called, but so few chosen, how to begin in the ministerial call of God on your life, the character and qualifications of a minister of the Gospel and practical ministerial tips.

Prayer Principles 1
This course is designed to show the importance of prayer as a necessary way of life for every believer. The purpose and importance of prayer, the different kinds of prayer and how they function, and how to participate with the Holy Ghost in prayer will all be covered.

Prayer Principles 2
This course is designed to show the importance of prayer as a necessary way of life for every believer and to ground each student in the basics of effectual prayer. This will be accomplished through both lecture and times of corporate prayer. Content will constitute the review of some material from Prayer Principles 1, whilst incorporating in-depth teaching to help establish the student in prayer.
 

Prayer School 1

The focus of prayer school is to assist the student in developing in Spirit led prayer. A scriptural foundation for prayer will be laid through biblical teaching and will then be followed by a time of corporate prayer.

 
Redemptive Realities
This course is designed to equip each student with a Biblical perspective of his redemption and his position “in Christ” as a result of the redemptive work of Christ. Special attention will be given to the identification that believers have in Christ and the spiritual truths of being a new creation in Christ.

Spiritual Gifts and Callings
This class will cover the various ministry gifts Christ gave to the Church. Each ministry gift will be defined and examined in view of God’s Word and from practical experience. Also covered will be the nine supernatural gifts of the Holy Spirit listed in 1 Corinthians 12:8-10, with scriptural examples of each gift, and an examination of the operation, purpose, and benefits of these gifts in the Church today.

Principles of Spiritual Formation
Each believer has been given the responsibility to grow spiritually. This course is designed to identify the basic elements that must be in place for spiritual growth to occur. Special attention will be given to explaining how to assist believers in the process of spiritual growth.