How to Study the Bible

Methods and resources for studying the Bible on your own or in a group.

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Bible Reading Guide: 10 Methods

There are a variety of methods and approaches to reading Scripture. [/lead] By using several methods and/or changing your approach from time to time, you can develop a personalized and manageable program that will keep your interest level high and give you a satisfying breadth of exposure to the Word of God.

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Memory Verse Guide

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There is no more effective way to transform and renew your mind (Romans 12:1–2) than by memorizing and meditating on Scripture. The discipline and repetition necessary to memorize a text will plant it deep within your consciousness. Memorization places Scripture at your fingertips, always at your disposal for use on unexpected occasions. The passages you have memorized will also assist you in times of temptation (Ephesians 6:17).

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Bible Reading System: 4-Card Cycle

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The four cycles are as follows:

Card #1: Genesis to Malachi, skipping the Psalms (779 chapters total)

Card #2: The Psalms (150 psalms)

Card #3: The four Gospels and Acts (117 chapters total)

Card #4: The New Testament epistles and the book of Revelation (143 chapters)

Set Up the Cards

Begin by listing out each chapter one by one,

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1 Peter Study, Part 13 (at Christ Church): Spheres of Authority II

This entry is part 13 of 26 in the series 1 Peter Study (at Christ Church)

Dr. Boa continues his discussion of the practical application of the spheres of God ordained authority.  Peter transitions from governing authorities to that of the work place.  There is no dichotomy between the sacred and the secular. We are called to do our work as to the Lord rather than for men.  As we look to Him as the Source and to Him for the outcome, we pursue a higher standard than we would otherwise.

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