This course is an inductive study of Luke’s writings. It underscores the fact that Luke-Acts is the continuation of the salvation history of the Old Testament. In this course we will deal with the development of the Church from its unique beginnings to its emergence as the universal people of God through the moving of the Holy Spirit.

In this unit we will look at what you can expect of this Certificate in Spiritual Growth I, its

purposes and objectives, and how you can individualize these studies to gain the maximum benefit

from this course. But before doing that, read the list of the objectives for this lesson.