How to Study the Bible — Core Seminar at Lake Drive Baptist Church

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I’m excited to start this new Core Seminar series this Sunday at Lake Drive Baptist Church. In the next 20 weeks we will cover the following topics:

Introductory Matters:

  1. The Bible—the Object of Study
  2. Translations—the Medium for Study
  3. Bible study—the Basics of Study

Methodology:

  1. Common Pitfalls
  2. Backgrounds and Culture
  3. Purpose, Context, Structure, and Tone
  4. Genre and Literary/Rhetorical Devices
  5. Details of the Text
  6. Biblical Interpretation and the Biblical Canon
  7. Scripture Using Scripture

Genres:

  1. Epistles
  2. OT Narrative
  3. Law
  4. NT narrative—Gospels and Acts
  5. Parables
  6. Psalms
  7. Wisdom Literature
  8. Prophecy
  9. Apocalyptic

Appendix:

  • Using Resources
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