Topic outline

  • The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahido Church 

    Sunday School

    The Course "Jacob to Moses" is designed to give students the genealogy and story from Jacob to Moes as recorded in the book of Genesis.  The course presents Genealogical Charts of prominent Biblical figures followed by description of major historical events that are associated with the great Biblical figures. This is particularly important because Christianity is connected with covenants that God had made with his people such as Noah, Abraham, Jacob, Joseph, Moses and David.

    Course Name: From Jacob to Moses

    Course Code: OLDT111

  • After successfully completing the course, you will be able understand the existence, nature and hierarchies of this supernatural forces known as Angels and their relationship with human beings.


  • Evaluation Mechanism

    In order measure your mastery level of the course, you will be evaluated in two ways. First, you will be given Assignment at the end of every topic or subtopic of the course which may request you to watch a related video or complete a project. In addition, you will be given a separate final test at the end of every course. While the Assignment covers 50% of the total point, your Final Examination will take 50%. In order to pass the Course, you must achieve at least 80% of the total score.

    Duration of the Course

    The Course is organized in a weekly format. Each course is allocated one week time. However, the actual lesson takes only 30-50 minutes to complete. After the course, you can retake the course several times before you complete your final examination which usually take between 10-20 minutes. You are free to complete the course at any day and time of the week. However, it is recommended if you can complete the independent course work before our live Forum where you can ask questions freely. 

    Live Zoom Session (Forum)

    The course is designed to help you learn independently according to your speed and availability. However, we will have a one-hour live video conferencing session (Forum) to answer your questions. It is highly recommended if you can attend the weekly Forum every Friday. The Exact time and web conferencing link will be posted in the Announcement section at the top of your Course page.

    Reading Materials

    You are required to read the Holy Bible whenever it is cited in the lesson. If you cannot get the Orthodox Study Bible, you can Read the King James Version.



  • Lesson Video Link

    The following embedded video is a link to your course lesson. Watch the video lesson until the end for it entirely covers your course. Take a note while you watch the video for it helps you to remember basic concepts and achieve the required marks at your final examination

    If you cannot access the link for some reason, you can alternatively access your video Lesson from the Video Lesson package presented just below this video Lesson link with a yellow box icon of SCORM Package.


  • You are given a movie about Jacob and Joseph below. Please watch the movie until the end. Although the movie is based on the book of Genesis from chapter 25-50, some of the conversations are optimized for artistic reason. You are therefore required to read this section of the Bible to access the accurate story as written by Moses.

  • Your final exam is the last part of your course. If you did not complete the video lesson, please do not start the Final Examination. Your exam takes 30 minutes; and contains 100% of the required score to pass your course. 

    Attempt all the questions and click submit. If you did not finish all the questions before the time is over, all unanswered questions will be submitted automatically, and you will get not point for them. If you fail in your first attempt, do not worry. You can retake the exam for the second time; or you can take the course again as long as you master the content.



    Quiz: 1