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Pine Acres Observation Notes

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  • 1. Observation
  • 2. Observation The Bible is meant to be bread for daily use, not cake for special occasions. That means we need to roll up our sleeves and do the hard work of Bible Study.
  • 3. ObservationPsalm 119:18 Open my eyes that I may seewonderful things in your law. You can see a lot just by looking. Yogi Berra
  • 4. ObservationIn Observation we excavate. In Interpretation we erect.And buildings are always determined by their foundations.The more substantial the foundation, the more substantialthe superstructure...In the same way, the quality of yourinterpretation will always depend on the quality of yourobservation.Therefore, to observe well is to interpret well.Observation is never an end in itself but always a meansto an end.
  • 5. Observation2 Timothy 2:15 Be diligent to presentyourself approved to God as a workman whodoes not need to be ashamed, accuratelyhandling the word of truth.
  • 6. Observation Observation Interpretation Application
  • 7. Observation How to observe a book of the Bible.
  • 8. ObservationA. Read the book all the waythrough at least once withoutstopping.
  • 9. ObservationB. For deeper Bible Study Irecommend NASB or ESV.See your 40 Days workbook for details on translations.
  • 10. ObservationC. On the next reading, look for thefollowing four things:
  • 11. 1. KEY BOOK words. (yellow /blue highlighter) a. What are the 2-3 major words, most repeated? b. Are they scattered throughout the book? c. Really “Highlight” these words--- (yellow, blue) d. Joy (rejoice) & Gospel… e. These serve as “book title” words. (Joy in the gospel)
  • 12. 2. KEY SECTION words. (red bold words) a. Do you see a theme in a section? b. Look for the phrases and words most repeated? c. Prayer, participation/partaker, longing, in my heart d. These serve as “section title” words. a. Section One- joy in long-term partnership b. Section Five- joy in serving (4-5 times in this section) Note: “serve” appears only in this section of Philippians c. Section Six- joy in Jesus (not me) Do you see the contrast between joy/confidence in Jesus not our efforts?
  • 13. 3. KEY CONCLUSION/CONNECTOR words. (boxed) a. Conclusion words… (boxed and bolded) a. “So that” “because” “in order” “therefore” b. Section One (vv.9-10) Why did Paul pray the way He did? b. Connector words… (boxed not bolded) a. “but” “rather” “either, or” “neither, nor” b. Section Two: (vv. 17-18) How can you proclaim Christ?
  • 14. 4. KEY VERSES OR PHRASES. (BOLD AND BLACK) a. What phrase or verse best summarizes that section? b. I’d like you to do some on your own… c. Section Eight (v.8) “dwell on these things” a. Here we have two ladies at odds with each other. What’s the solution to the problem?