GUIDE TO BIBLE STUDY Text Read the text several times. Define the literary genre.

Write down everythi ng. Observe names of places and people. Who? For whom? When? Where? What? and Wh y? Write down everything. Note any strange word or do not know how to explain. C heck the agreement many times the word appears in the book, Testament, etc.. Wri te down everything. Write down every idea that gives the text. Read other versio ns for comparison. Write down the ideas so far. At the end use other books to co mpare with the comments her study. Type the text in their own words. Review the spelling. Have someone read to you and say what you see. Several versions of the Bible Concordance Bible Pen and paper for note in Portuguese Dictionary Bible C oncordance Introductions Atlas (map) biblical and archaeological books. Works ab out life, customs and culture of biblical times. Information on weights, distanc es, values, etc.. Concordance Bible Dictionary Bible Lexicons Portuguese (origin al language - Dictionaries Bible. Tions). Bible translations. Context Words Ideas Concordance. References in editions of the Bible. Bible dictionaries. Bible comm entaries. Magazine articles. Monographs (Books). Works on church history and doctrines of "Christian" to evaluate the historical interpretation of biblical ideas. Works on the history of interpretation. Paraphrase Grammar books and writing. Books on oral and written communication. Books on Bib lical hermeneutics. • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • The translations are not original texts. We need to check them forever. Words ha ve life. Do not jump to conclusions. Look familiar with the author and what prom pted him to write what he wrote. Get to know and understand well the situation o f the recipients of God's Word. Try to understand the cultural well before tryin g to understand the text. Try answering the questions: WHO? FOR WHOM? WHEN? WHER E? HOW? WHY? Understand the current sense of the word and meaning to the origina l author and readers. Contextualize the word in the text, writer and readers. Re member that the word in a text can have meaning and be different in another. Wri te down everything that is producing nothing is disposable until you are sure of the intention of the Spirit. Compare all that was noted with other works at the end of his personal study. Other articles, reviews, books, should always be con sulted at the end of the study staff. The Bible is always the best interpreter o f itself. Use constantly concordance. In paraphrase remember that a good lesson comes from a good study. Preserve the original idea of the author. Apply the tex t for today.