Old Testament studies on living and growing with God

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A list of books from the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus etc.
This Open Learning course introduces you to five Old Testament characters and one example of praise and thanksgiving in the Book of Psalms. 

Course number and title

  • F2 - Is this your life? Old Testament studies on living and growing in relationship with God

Course contents

  • Lesson 1: Trusting God - Abraham
  • Lesson 2: Encountering God - God and Moses in conversation
  • Lesson 3: Handling unhappiness - Hannah
  • Lesson 4: Dealing with discouragement - Elijah
  • Lesson 5: Running away from God - Jonah
  • Lesson 6: Praising and thanking God - Psalm 100

Course level

  • Foundation


  • Course study guide
  • The New International Version of the Bible
  • Additional reading is recommended and titles suggested include: Alexander, P. and Alexander, D., 2017. The Lion Handbook to the Bible. 5th ed. Oxford: Lion Hudson


  • Short written answers to questions about each lesson
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Open Learning correspondence courses are available to anyone over the age of 18. Students can be Christians or enquirers, of any religious persuasion or none.

Our courses offer students the opportunity to:

  • Study the Bible and learn more about God, the Christian faith and Church tradition
  • Gain insight into your own personal faith experience
  • Develop resources for practical ministry

With three different levels of study available - Starter, Foundation and Award - it is not necessary to have studied before in order to apply for one of our courses. Bite-sized courses are also available.

Each student has a qualified personal tutor who provides support, guidance and encouragement as they progress through their course. The tutor will also grade assignments and give feedback on written work.

Work can be completed at your own pace, over a series of weeks or months, and can be submitted online or via post.

Lessons are available in different fonts, large print and printed on off-white or coloured paper for those who have additional needs. Please let us know what you require when enrolling.

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