Bible Study Guide Set
As Christians, we all want to study the Bible better, but it’s easy to get lost in the details. In reading the many books, topics, and stories in Scripture, we often miss lessons like:
- What is the context of this passage?
- How does it fit within God’s overall plan for humanity?
- What is God is trying to teach me?
- How do I take what I’ve read and apply it to my life?
New approaches to Scripture study can help us discover new lessons we’ve never seen before. Whether you’re new to studying the Bible or your Scripture studies have become stale, use these books to help you reenergize your study of God’s Word.
Building Blocks for Bible Study
Are you confused by Bible passages that seem to have little application to today? Do you listen to sermons and wonder, "How does the minister find these wonderful gems of application?" Is your personal study time "tedious" and more work than it seems to be worth?
Building Blocks for Bible Study will help!
This valuable study will help YOU understand your Bible in a way that brings life to your personal study time and energy to your relationship with God. Building Blocks for Bible Study is designed to lead you into a deeper understanding and application of the Bible. The purpose is to expose you to the unlimited resources available within your Bible--releasing God's word from pages, directing it to your heart! Lessons included are...
- How to interpret and apply the author's intended meaning
- Learning to apply basic principles of interpretation
- Understanding the benefits of the different versions of the Bible
- Performing detailed background, grammar and content studies
- Using commentaries, concordances and Bible dictionaries
- Step-by-step application of these lessons to a Bible passage
These techniques are simple and easily understandable. This effective study will help you develop the ability to understand, define and apply any verse of your Bible. Whether you are a...
or just a Christian who wants to grow
Building Blocks for Bible Study is a resource that will reconstruct the way you perceive and teach basic Bible truths!
About the Author
Peter Allan Verkruyse has served in local church staff ministries and has taught at Lincoln Christian College, Danville Area Community College, Millikin University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and Kentucky Christian College. He now is a member of the Speech Communication Association, the Religious Speech Communication Association, the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, and the Academy of Homiletics. Peter is the author of Religious Communication Association's 2006 Book of the Year: Prophet, Pastor and Patriarch: The Rhetorical Leadership of Alexander Campbell (University of Alabama Press, 2005).
Bible History Made Simple
- Memorization Techniques
About the Author
James E. Smith received his undergraduate and seminary training at Cincinnati Bible Seminary. He was awarded the PhD degree by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. "Doc" Smith has served congregations in Ohio and Kentucky. For thirteen years he was Professor of Old Testament at Cincinnati Bible Seminary. He currently serves with distinction on the faculty of Florida Christian College.