Demonstrates twelve different methods for reading the Bible that will not only help you understand its words more fully but will also nudge you toward applying those words to your life more faithfully.
"The Spirit of God uses the Word of God to make us like the Son of God." —Rick Warren.
You were created to become like Christ. This is one of the five God-ordained purposes for your life that Warren describes in his bestselling book The Purpose Driven Life. And this is why studying the Bible is so important.
The Bible's truths have the power to shape you, transform you, align you with the character and ways of Jesus Christ as you encounter him in the gospels and throughout all of Scripture. Rick Warren's Bible Study Methods is an easy-to-understand guide through twelve effective reading methods that allow Scripture to do just that.
Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through the how-tos of the following methods:
DevotionalChapter SummaryCharacter QualityThematicBiographicalTopicalWord StudyBook BackgroundBook SurveyChapter AnalysisBook SynthesisVerse Analysis
The organization of this book allows you to explore each method or jump around to find the ones best suited to your reading and learning style as well as your spiritual growth.
Thousands of individuals, small groups, churches, and seminary classes have used this practical manual to unlock the wonderful truths of Scripture. You can too. Written by America's pastor, Rick Warren, Rick Warren's Bible Study Methods will help you develop a customized approach to studying, understanding, and applying the Bible.