I think I’ve finally figured out my research workflow for my Unschooled Master’s of Theology in Biblical Studies and thought I would share it with everyone. This article will cover my motivations, the tools used, the implementation of those tools, and where there are still deficiencies in the overall process.

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Finished another course at Koinonia Institute and this is my review. I went throught the course materials for this course, Learn the Bible in 24 Hours – Lecture 1-12 Old Testament more than twenty years ago while regretfully serving in the US Army overseas. Now, taking the course again, it was surprising how much I remembered from so long ago.

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There are many issues with the Critical Text of the New Testament. A cursory look at any critical apparatus, and you’ll discover thousands of instances where word position is changed, where words or phrases (or entire verses or passages) are stricken from the text entirely. And, the war rages on between the critical exegetes and their ecclesiastical text adversaries. King-James-Onlyists. Textus Receptus Adherents. Don’t even get started with which Old Testament text the New Testament writers quoted from. That’s an entirely separate can of worms.

But, in this article, I want to focus on a specific verse in the New Testament: 3 John 1:15. It is a tiny ending in a tiny letter at the back of the bible, just before the book of Revelation. It is the biblical equivalent of a pass-over State.

After all, when was the last time 3 John was the main focus of a sermon or bible study? In the proverbial throws of an apologetical defense, when have you ever heard, “Yes, but in 3 John 1:15 it states!”

I would wager: never.

So, if these kind of vague and mysterious bible trivia fascinate you as much as they do me, then let’s find out what I discovered.

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It’s not everyday that you realize you’ve outgrown the bible software program you’ve used for years. You wake up, roll out of bed, slip into your slippers, and stroll on out to your favorite recliner in the living room and settle in with your laptop, ready for another day of wandering through the near limitless halls of your digital Seminary, only to discover there is a sign on every door going forward.

“Closed for Repair.”

“Not Open. No ETA.”

I’ve been using the Accordance Program for a few weeks now, and I thought it was high time for a detailed review and comparison between a paid bible program and a free one.

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I finished the course Hermeneutics from the Master’s Seminary and it’s time for a review.

The study materials included a terribly written (and terribly edited) syllabus, the lecture videos, and the book, Basic Bible Interpretation, which you can find my review here.

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I finished my Hermeneutics Mega Course, part of my uThM Program and chose to do both assignments assigned in the Hermeneutics course from the Master’s Seminary. The topic I chose for this second assignment: Is Marriage the First and Preferred State for the Christian Believer?

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I finished my Hermeneutics Mega Course, part of my uThM Program and chose to complete the exercises assigned in the Master’s Seminary Hermeneutics course.

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I finished my Hermeneutics Mega Course, part of my uThM Program and selected this topic for my first course paper.

To do so, I used course lectures from three sources: Koinonia Institute, the Theology Program, and the Master’s Seminary and the additional text, Basic Bible Interpretation.

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I finished the course Introduction to Hermeneutics from the Koinonia Institute not long ago, and thought a review was in order.

The study materials used were the video briefing pack from Chuck Missler called Hermeneutics 101.

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What is the purpose of the tiny letter at the end of the bible written by some fella named Jude (actually, Judas)? What point was he trying to make? What was he getting at with all of these Old Testament and extra biblical examples?

Was he right or could he possibly have been mistaken?

In this paper I wrote for my Unschooled Master of Theology Program (uThM), I attempt to uncover the answers to these questions and discover what in the world Jude was getting at.

(You can find out more about my uThM program by clicking here and read all of my assignments and see the coursework I’m undertaking here.)

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What will it be like when the Lord Returns? Most would say he’s never coming back. It’s just a myth, a pipe dream that some cling to out of fear or for some other irrational reason.

But, I think he will return, and when we least expect it.

In this paper I wrote for my Unschooled Master of Theology Program (uThM), I put forward a narrative that describes a possible personal experience of what it might be like when the King returns.

(You can find out more about my uThM program by clicking here and read all of my assignments and see the coursework I’m undertaking here.)

So, get ready for a life altering event. It’s one, I believe we will all one day experience.

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As I take the first step down this road of mine, I ponder the possibilities of what the Eden Property will bring. Will I succeed in this endeavor? Will I fail, instead? As a part of my Unschooled Master of Theology Program and my vocational testing, I have chosen to write a preliminary Rule of Life.

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