How to Study the Bible Part 5 – Caution

March 22, 2016

I have met many fishermen in Guyana. These hardy men who old methods of fishing and lack any of the modern techniques we see on the boats that ply the waters of the Gulf. It is common to see scars in their hands where they have quickly reached into the water and snagged their finger […]

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How to Study the Bible Part 4 – The Questions

March 22, 2016

Let’s get down to work. Let’s take your Bible study topic and dig into a study of the word of God. There are five questions that you should ask of every Bible text. Once you have the answers you are well on your way to a productive understanding of the Bible. There are more than […]

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How to Study the Bible Part 3 – Beginning

March 11, 2016

You have created a workspace for study. You have your notebook at hand. The Bible lies before you. You have set your mind and heart to know God’s word. Now, where do you start? An instructor once told the class of preaching students that the hardest part of sermon preparation was figuring out what to […]

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How to Study the Bible Part 2 – Tools

February 9, 2016

  The Christian is a worker (2 Timothy 2:15). He properly handles the Scriptures because he knows that the word of God is pure truth (John 17:17). A workman needs the right tools for his job. A carpenter needs a saw and hammer while an auto mechanic needs wrenches and screwdrivers.   After attaining the […]

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How to Study the Bible Part 1 – Mindset

February 5, 2016

  Bible study is the highest endeavor the Christian can pursue. No other field of study is more important than the desire to know God’s word. Bible courses are the most valuable courses my students study in college. Only a study of the Bible gives eternal instruction. Only God’s word can guide one through life […]

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