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Steps in Personal Men’s Bible Study Part I

  • Watching
  • Deciphering
  • Applying

I. Watching

It is the way toward perceiving and noticing down realities both open and covered up. As such, note what the section really says. A cautious and careful perception requests taking a gander at and looking through the content appropriately. Right perception is fundamental to right understanding. Time taken for perception will be profoundly compensating for right translation. So perception ought not be done quickly.

We note the accompanying:

1. Abstract structure:

They are comprehensively separated into three fundamental sorts

– Narrative/History

Eg. Initial 17 books of the Old Testament and First 5 books of the New Testament

– Discourse/Teaching

For example Some prophetic segments of the Old Testament, Sermon on the Mount, Letters of the New Testament

– Poetry

Eg. Work, Psalms, Song of Mary in Gospels and so forth

2.The six actuality discovering questions:

By asking the six essential certainty discovering inquiries we find the creator’s accentuation and the stream course of action of thoughts. Who? Where? When? What? Why? What’s more, How?

3.Repeated words/phrases:

Eg.The word ‘right’ rehashed in 1Cor. 9:3-18, provides some insight into the topic of the section.

4. Study and difference:

Eg. Ps 1:3 and 6, note the study and difference.

5. Associating and connecting words:

Eg. ‘For’, ‘thusly’, ‘in light of the fact that’, ‘and’ , ‘yet’ and so forth. Ps.1:3,6

6. Obscure or troublesome words:

Eg. 1 Cor. 1:30 ‘Reclamation’

7. Allegorical language:

Eg. Jn. 2:19 ‘Sanctuary’; 1 Cor. 11:24 ‘This is my body’

8. Sentence structure:

Accentuation, tense, and so on – Gal 2:20 note the difference in tenses.

9. Diagram for the section:

In view of the discoveries give titles and captions for the section.