Assuming you've done your work with the <<preliminaries>>, here's the next step to putting your Bible study on steroids: doing a sentence flow diagram. I know, I know: totally unsexy. But, seriously, this is my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE tool for studying the Bible(lots of exclamation points!!!!!!!!) because everyone who has a basic knowledge of English grammar truly can get a much clearer picture of a scripture passage with some very simple diagramming. Most translations are written, intentionally, in paragraph and verse form. By diagramming sentences according to grammar rules, you get to see how words, phrases, sentences, and even whole sections [...]
Hello, friends! Somehow, despite personal and family health challenges for the past three months, I have managed to put together something for you about which I'm very excited. For those of you who were able to attend February's Your Biblical Breakthrough! Training Telesummit and followed the four lessons through to the last one, you know that I taught on how to use a Gospel synopsis Bible study tool. Oh dear, how I love those things. These simple-genius tools can open your eyes to things you never noticed before in the Gospels. Behind Door #1 With Easter in mind, as well [...]
Have you seen or heard of the terms "grammatical-historical" and "historical-critical" methods of interpretation? Are you clear on them? Now, you can get clear in under an hour with these two helpful resources.