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Bible study patterns and tips

From https://www.christiancourier.com/articles/371-effective-bible-study-an-urgent-need-for-everyone

  1. Author
  2. background of the book
  3. Nature of the book/genre.
  4. (Historical) context
  5. realize there is scriptural harmony


5 Ps


Position yourself to hear from God.

Pour over the passage and paraphrase the major points

Pull out the scriptural principles

Pose the question

Plan obedience and pin down a date to obey.


from Howard White’s book

Study the Bible’s truths. Ask:

  1. What promise is there to claim?
  2. What example is there to follow?
  3. What command is there to obey?
  4. What sin is there to confess?