Bible study methods will include:
Study notes (supplied)
Using imagination to picture yourself in the story
Online helps (site suggestions provided)
Picture it (draw the passage)
SOAP – Scripture, Observation, Application, Prayer
Chunk it up – breaking down a long passage into smaller pieces
Title and summarise
Piper’s question method
Hermeneutics – interpretation of context, other passages, genre, literal or figurative
Pick a person study
Find the topic
5 step process – observation, further observation, asking questions, interpretation, application.
Three question approach – What? So what? What now?
McArthur approach – read the passage each day, don’t analyse it, just read it. On the last day ask, “What are you saying to me?”
What does it say?
What does it mean?
What does it mean to me?
Deconstruct a passage by clause and set it out on the page to reflect what is going on.
Context is king’ – what’s the context of the passage