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The SIMPLE Truth

...A Light To My Pa!...

Tuesday, October 5, 2010


Theme Passage

Psalm 119:94-105

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Helpful Quotes

“The literal sense of Scripture contains


everything necessary to faith.”
-- Thomas Aquinas (Blomberg, 45)

“The aim of good interpretation is simple: to


get at the plain meaning of the text.” (Fee, 18)

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Bible study is not...
A social hangout
Bible memorization
Bible reading
Bible meditation
Believing the Bible is true
Topical study
Defending the Bible
A magic 8-ball

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Bible study is...

“The regular, careful,


systematic examination of
the Scriptures themselves
with an alert mind and a
prayerful, open heart with
the intent to understand
and live it out.”

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Why study the Bible?
It is transformational
The truth will set you free
To discern God’s message
To avoid error
To apply it to your life

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Bible
Theology
Culture

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Bible Versions
Good for study:
NASB
NRSV
ESV
Bad for study:
NIV
KJV
CEV
The Message

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Fancy Equation

Exegesis (“draw out” meaning)


+
Hermeneutics (interpretation)
=
The Inductive Method

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What makes it tough?

Distance of time

Distance of culture

Distance of geography

Distance of language

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The SIMPLE Truth
"# Week's Pa! to Tru!: Read I John Twice

Tuesday, October 5, 2010