The Book's preface: The Bible, which is the Word of God, reveals God’s plan
for every person. The plan is for our redemption or salvation by
accepting Jesus Christ as our personal Savior. As soon as we do
this, we are saved.
Once we have chosen to follow God’s plan for our lives,
we are responsible not only to conform our own lives and
characters to Christ’s image, but to share Christ’s love with
others so their lives can be transformed. We can fulfill our
responsibilities as we respond to the Holy Spirit, who reveals
God to us when we study the Bible.
The study of God’s Word demands our best attention.
The Holy Spirit teaches us, but we must apply ourselves as
well. It takes careful study of the Bible to understand its deep
This course will present basic facts about the Bible and give
you a few methods by which to organize your study. Without a
plan of action, it would be very difficult to build a house, sew
a dress, or graduate from school. But a plan of action makes
any task more enjoyable and profitable. A modern method of
teaching yourself helps you to learn the principles easily and
put them into practice immediately.