The SBI Elective Classes build upon the foundation of our core courses through Topical Studies. Looking at a particular spiritual truth or a practical aspect of the Christian Life across multiple passages, can bring tremendous clarity to the scripture and yield a deeper sense of the personal relevance the Bible has in the daily life of the believer.
4:12 Christian Life – Our goal as a believer is to be a godly man or woman and become like Jesus Christ. Through scripture, this study will explore what happens when we trust Christ as our savior and only path for Eternal Life, how we grow, what are heavenly rewards, and what it means to walk in our Christian life for victory so from Christ we hear “Well done good and faithful servant”.
4:12 Discipline for Godliness – Study is written to encourage men to discipline themselves in this fallen world, for the purpose of godliness and discipline in various aspects of life, including relationships to self, family, God, and the Church.
12 Key Biblical Truths That Every Christian Must Understand – Study will help believers gain an understanding of Biblical truths with the goal of equipping to share truths and principles of God’s Word with others. Study covers salvation, Christian Life, Work of Christ, and future events.
Angels and Demons – There is a spirit world we cannot see. Who are these angels, where do they live, what do they do, what are they like? This study looks at scripture to answer these questions and more concerning the angelic and demonic spirit world.
Being a Saint – What do you think when you hear the word saint? Using scripture, this study takes a deep dive into the many parts of sanctification and how our lifestyle should be affected.
Biblical Finance – Everything we have is from God. He gave us specific scriptures to let us know how His finances should be managed. This study teaches God’s financial principles for a biblical and practical approach to money, finances, possessions, spending, banking, saving, borrowing, and more. The key practical truths gained will change use and attitude for yourself, your family, and local church bringing you to know Christ more intimately.
Jesus and His World – What was the world like during Jesus’ life? Certainly, very different. Using scripture and period history, this study will aid those wanting a deeper understanding of the places, culture, background, and the world of our Savior. Course instruction is available through a downloadable audio link.
Newness of Life – What does it mean to be “In Christ”, If I am a new creation in Jesus, what changes? What is God’s will for believers? Does God have expectations for me? Can I have victory over sin in my life? The student will learn what scripture teaches about the physical, spiritual, and mental composition of humanity and seek to understand the changes brought about by faith in Jesus Christ as Savior. Additionally, we will seek to understand our opposition, how to gain victory in our daily lives as Christians, and how to live a life pleasing to God.
The Patriarchs – Beginning in Genesis 12 and throughout the remainder of Genesis, this study looks at the great patriarchs of the Jewish nation. Abraham, Isaac, Jacob finishing with Joseph. The student will get an in-depth study of events…not just the amazing and victorious, but also the not so amazing and failures of these great family leaders.
Finding Jesus in the Old Testament – Wasn’t Jesus of Nazareth born in Bethlehem? How long has He existed? Does the Old Testament briefly talk about the Messiah or is it all about Him? This study delves into the book we call the Bible to answer these questions and bring you into a closer relationship with the Main Character.