the Building Blocks of
this course you will learn about this thing we hear so widely mentioned,
Faith. You will pursue the word through the scriptures and learn
its meaning in the context of the many ways it is used therein. In
addition you will learn of: dead faith and living faith; natural faith
and spiritual faith; faith as an ability, and what its kinship is to the
During this odyssey through the concept, Faith, you
will learn from the personal odyssey of faith of the author of the
textbook, Dr. T.E. VanBuskirk.
will learn ways to:
Live by it.
are two ways to learn: by your own experience or by the experiences of
others. It is the prayer of the author that you will learn by his
experiences. It is much easier on you. He has already gone
through the struggle and, therefore, there is no reason for you to have to do so for
will be given to you to enable you to use this God-given ability called
Faith; but the choice to do so will be, as in all of the things given to
us from God, your choice alone.
each section of the workbook in conjunction with the same sections
in the textbook.
the workbook will be homework questions that can be answered only
from the textbook. All questions must be answered correctly
before going on to the next portion of study.
the workbook you will find the following graphic from time to time.
With it you will find the phrase:
NOTE: These will be test
Those questions, and others, will be, or might be, on the section test and/or the
Final Test. Section tests will be open book but the Final Test will
be closed book so you will
need to find and memorize the answers to those questions.
may not complete more than one section of the workbook
Tests may be submitted on or after the seventh day of the required
week of attendance per lesson. The attendance for the next
section begins the day after you have taken and passed the previous
If you fail a test, you MAY NOT retake that test the
same day. You are required to look up the correct answer in the textbook,
workbook, or the Bible, whichever is
appropriate, for every question missed on the test. Then you can
retake the test on or after the next day.
you pass a test you do not take it again but you still must look up the correct answer in the textbook,
workbook, or the Bible, whichever is appropriate, for every answer missed on
the test, even though you passed it, and then start the next
lesson/section on or after the day after you passed the current
are required to look up every scripture referenced in the workbook
and the textbook in your King James Bible.
are also required to read the textbook in conjunction with the
workbook. The answers to the homework questions in the workbook can
only be found in the textbook.
Required minimum attendance for the entire course is 8 weeks.
Required minimum attendance per lesson/section is 1 week.
tests may be taken on or after the 7th day of each required week of study
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can earn 1 credit for successfully completing this course.
the workbook and the textbook at the same time. You cannot
complete the workbook without having the textbook open at the same time
to find the answers required in the workbook.
- The workbook and the textbook have undergone revision and
formatting to bring them to their completed form for online use.
They have now undergone their final revision.
If you downloaded any of the online material from
either the Textbook or the Workbook prior to 11/28/09
for printing, you will need to download the current, finished,
copy in order to have an up-to-date copy for study purposes.
Without these final copies you will not have the correct study materials
containing all of the information needed to complete the course with a passing
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then you don't have to worry about the revisions. The online
textbook was automatically updated to reflect them as each revision was
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