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Understanding <br />Scripture<br />It’s important to apply basic principles of hermeneutics to understand scripture.<br />...
Understanding Scripture<br />Overview of Essential Principles<br />Consider context when reading<br />Build your understan...
Understanding Scripture<br />Considering Context<br />Reading a verse in context is important to understanding it’s meanin...
Consider contextwhen reading…<br />Who is talking andwho are the main characters?<br />4<br />
Consider context when reading…<br />What  is being said or is  happening?<br />5<br />
Consider context when reading…<br />What  does the  passage say  about Christ  and/ or His word? <br />(i.e., Is Jesus exa...
Build your understanding of the passage…<br />Gather the  details of the passage.  <br />These add  to your overall unders...
Final Thought:  Application to Life<br />What can I learn from the passage  to apply to my life?<br />8<br />
You will be more fruitful in your study of God’s Word by keeping these thoughts in mind!<br />9<br />
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Understanding Scripture

  1. 1. Understanding <br />Scripture<br />It’s important to apply basic principles of hermeneutics to understand scripture.<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Understanding Scripture<br />Overview of Essential Principles<br />Consider context when reading<br />Build your understanding of the passage<br />Application to life<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Understanding Scripture<br />Considering Context<br />Reading a verse in context is important to understanding it’s meaning. <br />The context of a verse is defined by the other verses surrounding it. <br />3<br />
  4. 4. Consider contextwhen reading…<br />Who is talking andwho are the main characters?<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Consider context when reading…<br />What is being said or is happening?<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Consider context when reading…<br />What does the passage say about Christ and/ or His word? <br />(i.e., Is Jesus exalted?) <br />6<br />
  7. 7. Build your understanding of the passage…<br />Gather the details of the passage. <br />These add to your overall understanding. <br />7<br />
  8. 8. Final Thought: Application to Life<br />What can I learn from the passage to apply to my life?<br />8<br />
  9. 9. You will be more fruitful in your study of God’s Word by keeping these thoughts in mind!<br />9<br />

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