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You've made the decisions to learn how to study the bible effectively. So now what? Lots of people yearn for more of God and would like to do a bible study for themselves but not many take action!
You’ve surpassed those hindrances and have decided that you’re up for the challenge.
Welcome to your very own bible study “how to” manual.
Well apart from the basic reasons, there’s a few more that I just have to add:
This article will help you understand what studying means but in brief you can look at study in three ways:
Doing each separately, is wonderful for spiritual nourishment but combining all three is the best way to really get the full impact of studying. For what use will it be to learn how to study the bible, just unravel God's word, document it on paper and leave it there to gather dust while we go on to another bible study?
The real reason for bible study is for you and I to grow right? Growth begins when the Word abides, takes root, and makes changes. This happens when we add memorization and meditation and of course application to the mix!
I firmly believe that once you get a hang of doing your own bible studies and tasting the sweetness of each meal that is prepared; you will never be satisfied with secondhand information ever again!
So I promise to teach you how to study the bible; but I would like you to promise me one thing, that you will stick with it.
Ok. Let’s go.
You’ve already laid the bible study groundwork by:
Now you are all primed and ready with your notebook to get this party started! Just one second …
To do this right a little more preparation is needed.
I can hear you now…Awww!!! Come on Joan…really??! …the anticipation is killing me. When are we going to get started already?!
I get your excitement. But doing these bible study preparations will have you doing your personal bible study right the first time so please take a few minutes to briefly read through each link before getting started.