The Gospels

Dive into the life, ministry and teachings of Jesus through each of the four Gospels.

Get ready to study the New Testament like never before with our Gospels Study. What do the four gospels teach us about Jesus’ identity, mission and teachings? How do they relate to the Old Testament—and to each other? Uncover answers and richer meanings in these familiar texts as we explore the themes, stories and teachings of each of the four Gospels.

Courses Included: 

  • Course 1: New Testament Field Guide

    Orient yourself to the geographical, historical and religious background of the New Testament.

    • Lesson 1: Getting Ready
    • Lesson 2: Geopolitics & Culture
    • Lesson 3: Religious Movements
    • Lesson 4: 2nd Temple Period Sources
    • Lesson 5: Impact of the New Testament
  • Course 2: Life, Ministry & Identity of Jesus

    Who is Jesus? Take a deeper look at the heart of Jesus’ mission and ministry as told by the four Gospels.

    • Lesson 1: Nativity & Early Years
    • Lesson 2: Baptism & the Desert
    • Lesson 3: The Ministry of Jesus
    • Lesson 4: The Miracles of Jesus
    • Lesson 5: The Identity of Jesus
  • Course 3: Teaching of Jesus

    Immerse yourself in the teachings of Jesus through his words and parables in the Gospels.

    • Lesson 1: Kingdom of God
    • Lesson 2: Discipleship
    • Lesson 3: Prophetic Critique
    • Lesson 4: Introduction to Parables
    • Lesson 5: Themes of Parables
  • Course 4: Passion of Christ

    Study the suffering, sacrifice and resurrection of Christ and how these events crucially impact our theology.

    • Lesson 1: From Triumphal Entry to Criminal’s Arrest
    • Lesson 2: Death of the Messiah: Crucifixion & Burial
    • Lesson 3: Suffering Messiah
    • Lesson 4: Sacrifice & Passover
    • Lesson 5: Resurrection & Witnesses
  • Course 5: The Gospel of Mark*

    Study the Gospel of Mark and what it teaches us about who Jesus is and why he came.

    • Lesson 1: Servant of God, Servant of All
    • Lesson 2: Good News & The Son of God
    • Lesson 3: Second Exodus
    • Lesson 4: Prophet & Son of Man
    • Lesson 5: Author & Audience

    *Mark is intentionally studied before Matthew in our Gospel study.

  • Course 6: The Gospel of Matthew

    Dive into the Gospel of Matthew and see how the narrative of Jesus connects to the narrative of Israel.

    • Lesson 1: Overview of Matthew
    • Lesson 2: Israel’s Story & Mission
    • Lesson 3: Jesus & the Torah
    • Lesson 4: “The Kingdom of God is Like…”
    • Lesson 5: Author & Audience
  • Course 7: The Gospel of Luke

    See the unique perspective Luke’s gospel uncovers on the life and ministry of Christ.

    • Lesson 1: Overview of Luke
    • Lesson 2: Savior for All Humanity
    • Lesson 3: Kingdom of Lost, Last & Least
    • Lesson 4: Redemptive History
    • Lesson 5: Author & Audience
  • Course 8: The Gospel of John

    John may be the most unique of the Gospels—discover why and explore the teachings of Jesus through John’s unnique perspective.

    • Lesson 1: Overview of John
    • Lesson 2: Signs, Faith & Conversations
    • Lesson 3: “I AM” Statements
    • Lesson 4: Festivals & Fulfillment
    • Lesson 5: Author & Audience

What’s Included:

Lecture & onsite videos

360° Holy Land Immersion

Engaging exercises & quizzes

Full-length articles

And more!

Come Study With Us

Our immersive The Gospels Study series includes eight Bible study courses covering the four gospels as well as the life, teaching, ministry and passion of Christ. Each of our online Bible courses is full of rich biblical training to help you immerse yourself in Scripture and discover the relevance and impact on Christians around the world.

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