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A Beginner's Guide to Studying the Bible

A Beginner's Guide to Studying the BibleA Beginner's Guide to Studying the Bible
Many of us would like to study the Bible, but don't know how to begin. A Beginner's Guide to Studying the Bible offers help in getting started with a book or smaller section of Scripture. The author provides help in using "tools" for Bible study such as commentaries, concordances, and atlases; shows how to get the whole picture about a particular Bible passage; describes basic methods of Bible study; and gives guidance on making application to life.
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  • Bible Format Study
  • Format Paperback
  • ISBN 9780806625713
  • Publisher Augsburg Books
  • Pages 100
  • Dimensions 5.5 x 8.5
  • Publication Date Jan 1, 1992

Table of Contents

Publisher's Preface

The Need for Study Helps
A Different World
A Unique Book


Before You Begin to Read
Select Your Tools
Put Away Your Preconceptions


How to Study a Chapter or Passage, Part 1
Make Preliminary Observations
Note the Context


How to Study a Chapter or Passage, Part 2
Discover the Basic Facts
Examine Each Verse
Investigate Other Bible Passages
Draw Conclusions
Make Use of What You Have Learned


How to Study an Entire Book
Make General Observations
Learn about the Writer
Learn about the Intended Readers
Discover the Author's (or Compiler's) Purpose
Get the Whole Picture
Study Each Part
Summarize and Apply
A Sample Study


Where to Begin
Start with the Gospels
Read It All


When You Bog Down

Appendix A: Other Methods of Study
Appendix B: How to Use Study Resources
For Further Reading
Maps
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