Key Idea: I study the Bible to know God, and his truth and to find direction for my daily life
Keep this Book of the Law always on your lips; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. (pg. 212, Joshua 1:8)
How to Study the Bible:
Observation – What do I see?
Interpretation – What does it mean?
Application – So what?
They Received the Word
10 The brethren immediately sent Paul and Silas away by night to Berea, [a]and when they arrived, they went into the synagogue of the Jews. 11 Now these were more noble-minded than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with great eagerness… (Acts 17:10-11a NASV)
They are more precious than gold,
than much pure gold;
they are sweeter than honey,
than honey from the honeycomb. (Pg. 215, Psalm 19:10)
…“Son of man, eat this scroll I am giving you and fill your stomach with it.” So I ate it, and it tasted as sweet as honey in my mouth. (Ezekiel 3:3)
They Researched the Word
…examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so. (Acts 17:11b NASB)
They Responded to the Word
12 Therefore many of them believed, along with a number of prominent Greek women and men. (Acts 17:12 NASB)
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