Creative Bible Study Methods – Part 2

January 19, 2018

SUCCESSFUL BIBLE READING – DAILY, PRAYERFULLY, SYSTEMATICALLY

THREE LANGUAGES

TRANSLATIONS AND PARAPHRASES

SET A SPECIAL TIME, SELECT A SPECIAL PLACE, START A SPECIAL WAY:

BIBLE CONCORDANCE, BIBLE DICTIONARY, BIBLE COMMENTARY
Internet – Bible Gateway, Blue Letter Bible, esword

2 Timothy 2:15 (NIV)
15 Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth.

1 Corinthians 10:32 (NIV)
32 Do not cause anyone to stumble, whether Jews, Greeks or the church of God–

Matthew 22:29 (NIV)
29 Jesus replied, “You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God.

THE RULE OF DIVINE AUTHORITY
THE RULE OF LITERAL INTERPRETATION
THE RULE OF CONTEXTUAL CONSIDERATION

1. Who Is Speaking Or Writing?
2. What Is Being Said?
3. To Whom Is It Being Said?
4. Why Was It Said?
5. When Was It Said?

THE RULE OF FIRST MENTION
THE RULE OF REPETITION
THE RULE OF CUMULATIVE REVELATION

2 Peter 1:20-21 (NIV)
20 Above all, you must understand that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation. 21 For prophecy never had its origin in the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

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