The History and Formaton of the New Testament

Chapter One
Chapter Two
Chapter Three
Chapter Four

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Instructions for this course of study:

1). Read the course text and take notes as you need and desire. Taking notes helps you remember key points that are being addressed throughout the course.


2). When you are done reading and taking notes, you may answer the questions in the examination at the end of the text This is an open book examination so you can go back into the text and personal notes and research your answers as you complete the examination.


3). Be sure to fill out the Student Registration and Certification Application at the end of the examination. Then mail only your examination to the address indicated. It is advisable to keep a photocopy of the examination and any assignments for your own records before you mail them.

About the author…..


Author, educator and researcher Joel Getts has been involved in Christian ministry for most of his life. After spending nearly two decades owning and operating two businesses, he continued his education and went into pastoral ministry. Joel studied history extensively at Sinclair College in Dayton, Ohio. He is a graduate of the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science, the Church Leadership Academy of the Christian and Missionary Alliance in Colorado Springs, Colorado and he holds certifications in Biblical Counseling and Life Coaching from the Light University of Forest, Virginia. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in History from Concordia College in Wilmington, Delaware and a Masters Degree in Philosophy and Apologetics from Trinity Theological Seminary in Newburgh, Indiana. He earned an additional Masters Degree in Sacred Historical Theology from the Universal School of Theology in Milford, Illinois and he also earned a Ph.D. in Biblical Studies from the St. Luke School of Biblical Studies in Hephzibah, Georgia. In addition to his pastoral ministry, He has been an adjunct instructor at the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in Cincinnati, Ohio and the Thomas Bilney Biblical Institute in Dayton, Ohio. At the time of this writing he is the Senior Pastor at Trinity Church in Miamisburg, Ohio. He and his wife Jeri, reside in Miamisburg, Ohio.        

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