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SOME HELPFUL HINTS FOR STUDYING THE BIBLE 

By Scott Emerick 

 

I.          Why Study the Bible?

 

A.  Hebrews 4:12 -- “For the Word of God is living and active.  Sharper than any

double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints

and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.”

 

B.  2 Timothy 3:16 -- “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching,

rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness.”

 

C.  To know God better and knowing God is real life.  John 17:3 -- “Now this is

eternal life: that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus

Christ, whom You have sent.”

 

II.        Helpful Tools to Study the Bible

 

A.  A good study Bible (in a modern translation) -- Thompson Chain Reference

Bible, Open Bible, NIV Study Bible, etc.

 

B.  A good commentary.

 

C.  As many English translations as you can get your hands on.

 

D.  Vine’s expository Dictionary of New Testament Words in conjunction with a

Parallel or Interlinear Greek New Testament.

How to Use:  Find the word or passage you are studying in the Greek

Interlinear.  This will tell you the original Greek work.  Then look that

up in your Vine’s Greek dictionary.  It is that simple.

 

E.  A good concordance.

 

1)  One can be found in most good study Bibles.

2)  Exhaustive concordances are also available.

 

III.       Types of Studies

 

A.  Study of a Book of the Bible

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