Dr. Enoch C. Kumar       
P.O. Box # 9519 6th Block, Koramangala Post office
Bangalore- 560095 Karnataka, India
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BIBLE

BI 101 OLD TESTAMENT SURVEY
A survey of the books of the Old Testament with special consideration given to the historical structure of the periods relating to each individual book. Important doctrinal teachings are emphasized especially as they relate to New Testament truth.
3 credit hours

BI102 NEW TESTAMENT SURVEY
A survey of the books of the New Testament with special emphasis given to both the doctrinal and historical framework of each book demonstrating integrity, purpose, and unity.
3 credit hours

BI103, 104 BIBLE DOCTRINES
A comprehensive introduction to the essential doctrines of the Scriptures, from a pre millennial, dispensational. and baptistic approach
3 credit hours each semester

BI105 BIBLE GEOGRAPHY
A survey of Bible lands noting their topography and natural characteristics. Important places are located and associated with Bible truths Map work is emphasized.
2 credit hours

BI 201, 202 LIFE OF CHRIST
An intensive study of the life and ministry of our Lord, together with an understanding of His teaching in its major theological and practical implications as found in the four gospel accounts. The study proceeds in a chronological fashion, using a harmony of the Gospels, a text, lectures, and discussion.
2 credit hours each semester
Prerequisites: BI 102

B1 203 PENTATEUCH
A survey of the first five books of the Old Testament, including their historical and theological content.
2 credit hours

B1 204 HERMENEUTICS
A Study of the science of interpretation of the Word of God by numerous principles based on the Scriptures themselves.
2 credit hours

B1 205 ACTS OF THE APOSTLES
The works of the Holy Spirit through the lives of the Apostles are studied in the historical book of acts. The foundational principles of the work of the church are emphasized.
2 credit hours

B1 206 PAULINE EPISTLES 1
Foundational considerations regarding the gospel of Grace The course involves an in-depth analysis and exposition of the books of Romans and Galatians. Parallel emphasis in both books are highlighted; Paul's use of the Old Testament is explored; and the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith is fully developed.
2 credit hours

B1 207 PAULINE EPISTLES II
The believer's life and hope in Christ. The following books are studied in detail; I and II Thessalonians, Ephesians, Colossians, Philippians, and Philemon. Emphasis is placed upon the believer's standing in Christ and the principles which guide the Christian in his walk with the Lord.
2 credit hours

B1 208 PAULINE EPISTLES III
Ministerial considerations in the local church. The books of I and II Corinthians, I and II Timothy, and Titus are analyzed with special attention given to the exposition of problem passages. Key ministerial considerations are also identified and addressed.
2 credit hours

B1 301, 302 HEBREW HISTORY
A careful study of the entire history of God's chosen people, the Jews, especially from the Biblical account, beginning with the call of Abraham to the destruction of Jerusalem in A.D. 70, but including also an understanding of archaeological, traditional, and historical testimony supporting and supplementing the Old Testament Scriptures.
3 credit hours each semester
Prerequisite:B1 101

B1 303 HEBREWS & GENERAL EPISTLES
A detailed study of the New Testament Epistles of Hebrews, James, Peter, John, and Jude, emphasizing the setting theme and practical application of each.
3 credit hours

B1 305 MAJOR PROPHETS
A detailed study of the books with emphasis on the theological importance of the books and special attention given to the messianic sections.
3 credit hours

B1 306 MINOR PROPHETS
A detailed study of the minor prophets with emphasis on the soteriological and eschatological sections.
3 credit hours

B1 308 POETIC BOOK
An introduction to the nature of Old Testament poetry including a survey of the poetic.
3 credit hours

BI 401, 402 CHRISTIAN THEOLOGY
This course is based on the definitions treated in Bible Doctrine, and attention is given to the relationship between doctrines. Continuity of doctrine from Theology proper to Eschatology is maintained rather than a study of one isolated body of teaching. A study of Bibliogy., Theology Proper, Christology, and Pneumatology is made in the first semester. Anthropology, Hamartiology, Soteriology Ecclesiology, Angelogy, and Eschatology are studied the second semester.
3 credit hours

BI 403 REVELATION
The prophetical book of the New Testament carefully and clearly expounded in the light of pre-millennial futuristic interpretation viewpoint, with historical and devotional factors considered.
2 credit hours

B1 405, 406 BIBLE PROPHECY
A study of the great prophecies of the Old and New Testaments with special emphasis upon the literal versus allegorical method of interpretation, Dispensational versus Covenant theology, First and Second Comings of Christ, rapture, tribulation, Day of the lord, restoration of Israel, nature of the future kingdom, the kingdom as presented in the Gospels the nature of the future kingdom, eschatological discourses of Christ, future judgments, new heaven and new earth.
3 credit hours

BL 201, 202 ELEMENTARY GREEK
A study of elementary Greek and the practical use of Greek-English Bible study tools.
3 credit hours each semester
Prerequisites: EN 101, 102

BL 301, 302 NEW TESTAMENT GREEK SYNTAX
A study of principals of syntax and an introduction to methods of exegesis. Chapters from the Gospel of John are read.

3 credit hours each semester
Prerequisites: BL 201, 202

EXEGESIS CLASSES
All of the following course includes translation, syntactical study and other exegetical procedures. Usually a terms paper is required.
3 credit hours each
Prerequisites: BL 301, 302

BL 401 COLOSSIANS
BL 402 THESSALONIANS
BL 403 I TIMOTHY
BL 404 II TIMOTHY
BL 405 JAMES
BL 407 JUDE

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ENGLISH

EN 101, 102, GRAMMAR AND COMPOSITION
The fundamentals of English grammar are thoroughly reviewed and the essential elements of good writing introduced.
3 credit hours each semester

EN 301 ADVANCED GRAMMAR & COMPOSITION
Advanced grammar and the fundamentals of English composition, particularly emphasizing term papers and special kinds of writing necessary for the Christian worker.
3 credit hours
Prerequisites: EN 201, 202

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HISTORY

H1 311,312 HEBREW HISTORY
A careful study of the entire history of God's chosen people, the Jews, especially form the Biblical account, beginning with the call of Abraham to the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 A.D., but including also and understanding of archeological, traditional, and historical testimony supporting and supplementing the Old Testament Scriptures.
3 credit hours each semester

HI 403, 404 BAPTIST HISTORY
A survey of our Baptist heritage studying New Testament churches from the Apostolic Age to the present, with emphasis on organization, doctrine, and contribution to contemporary society.
2 credit hours each semester

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MISSIONS

M1 101 BIBLICAL BASIS FOR MISSIONS
An introductory course dealing with the biblical basis for missions, the call, qualifications, preparation of missionary candidates, mission Boards, the relation of the pastor to missions, and the church missionary program.
2 credit hours

MI 201 HISTORY OF MISSIONS
After surveying the growth of the apostolic church through Paul's journeys, missionary progress is traced up to the present. Lives of great missionaries are also studied.
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: MI 101

MI 202 COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS
A comparative study of the major non Christian religious systems with an analysis of basic doctrinal and philosophical teachings. Careful comparison is made with Christian doctrine.
2 credit hours
Prerequisite: MI 101

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PASTORAL STUDIES

PS 100 PERSONAL EVANGELISM
The art of soul winning presented from a Scriptural point of view with emphasis on Scripture memorization and the efficient use of the Word of God in witnessing and in leading a person to Christ.
2 credit hours

PS 101 INTRODUCTION TO BIBLICAL COUNSELING
An introduction and overview of pastoral care in the local church ministry including personal soul winning, individual discipleship for new converts, and restorative counseling for erring believers.
2 credit hours

PS 102 BIBLICAL COUNSELING PRINCIPLES FOR CHRISTIAN LIVING
An in-depth study of the discipleship principles necessary to guide a believer into maturity in Christian living including developing a biblical philosophy of life. Subjects include assurance of salvation, personal Bible study and daily application of biblical principles. Fulfilling biblical Christian responsibilities in the home, church, work. and society.
2 credit hours

PS 121, 122 HOMILETICS
A basic course in sermon construction. Both the structure and content of the sermon in building expositional Bible messages. The second semester is occupied with practice preaching.
2 credit hours each semester
Prerequisites: Credit for or concurrent enrollment in SP 101, 102

PS 125-526 PRACTICAL THEOLOGY
One credit hour requiring five clock hours per week. This is a combination course of listening to lectures on different aspects of the ministry. Leadership, and practical assignments. Required of each full-time student each semester.
2 credit hours each semester

PS 203 PRINCIPLES OF BIBLICAL COUNSELING
An in-depth study of the biblical principles of counseling using solely the Bible as the authority for pastoral care. Subjects include a survey of modern day psycho-therapies and Christian psychotherapy. Along with their fallacious influence on pastoral counseling.
3 credit hours

PS 204 THE PRACTICE & MINISTRY OF BIBLICAL COUNSELING
An in-depth study of biblical, pastoral, counseling skills and biblical solutions to be used shepherding believers with everyday relationship problems. Specific relationship problems studied include II problems surrounding one's relationship with God. Family members, Christians, society, and oneself.
2 credit hours

PS 205 PREMARITAL COUNSELING
Considerations and development of a biblical study for premarital counseling. Subjects include spiritual preparations emphasizing personal and family devotions, responsibilities to one's church, biblical responsibilities in the new relationships including leading the home, dividing of household work, the submissive wife, in-laws, preparation for children, biblical Financial Principles, "one flesh" relationship, and God's plan for unity in the home.
3 credit hours

PS 221, 222 PREACHING I
Advanced study and experience in sermon preparation and delivery, with a particular emphasis on topical and textual preaching
2 credit hours each semester

PS 223 BAPTIST POLITY
Principles of organization and administration of the local Church. Duties of the pastor church officers, and organization. The Baptist distinctive are defined, studied, and related to Christian Doctrine.
2 credit hours

PS 227 INTRODUCTION TO YOUTH WORK
Promotion and direction of youth work, young people's groups in the local church, evangelistic youth rallies, and summer camps.
2 credit hours

PS 320 EVANGELISM
A comprehensive treatment of every facet of evangelism; pulpit, house-to- house visitation, street and tent meetings. Emphasis is given to calling, preaching, giving the invitation and follow-up. This course is designed for the pastor and the evangelist.
2 credit hours

PS 321, 322 PREACHING II
Further advanced study of sermon preparation and delivery, emphasizing expository preaching and out of-class-room experience.
2 credit hours each semester
Prerequisites: PS 221, 222

PS 324 CHURCH PLANTING
An intensive study of the principles of establishing a new independent Baptist Local Church; the student is guided through the preliminary ground work church. The indigenous principles are taught with regard to the mission fields.
2 credit hours

PS 421, 422 PREACHING III
Advanced study and practice of sermon preparation and delivery. A continued emphasis will be placed on expository preaching. Each student will be evaluated and video recorded for self-evaluation.
2 credit hours each semester
Prerequisites: PS 321 , 322

PS 424 MODERN CULT
An introduction to the false teachings of and the scriptural arguments against the major cults of the world including Mormonism, Jehovah's Witnesses, Christian Science, Armstrongism, Eastern Mysticism, etal.
2 credit hours each semester

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SPEECH

SP 101, 102 FUNDAMENTALS OF SPEECH
The basic principles of public speaking with special emphasis on platform techniques and a study of the different types of speech. Attention is given to problems of individual students.

2 credit hours each semester
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