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Bible Interpretation

  1. Approach
    1. Compare Scripture with Scripture, I Corinthians 2:13; Isaiah 28:9-10
    2. Eat (digest) every word, Jeremiah 15:16; Isaiah 28:9-10 (slow, careful, patient, & reverent meditation)
    3. Ask for illumination, John 16:13-15; I Corinthians 2:12.
    4. Study constantly, Acts 17:11
    5. Interpret properly, II Timothy 2:15; II Corinthians 2:17
  2. Observation
    1. Terms & Connectors
    2. Structure (Relations & Interrelations)
    3. Atmosphere (Content)
    4. Questions (Who? What? Where? When? Why? How?)
  3. Interpretation (Literal)
    1. Words
    2. Grammar
    3. Context
    4. Literary mold
    5. Cross references
    6. Figurative language
  4. Application
    1. List key thoughts
    2. Construct principles
    3. Make personal applications
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