I have grown up in love with Scripture and have learned the two aspects of “quiet time”: Prayer and Bible reading. I have moved deeper into studying and had the ups and downs on “prayer life.” And it’s not enough. It lacks.
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The joy of studying Scriptures
I was able to have a conversation with one of my mentors in ministry this week because I learned from him the joy of studying Scriptures. Dr. Don Meyer’s class on Bible Study Methods was a seminal moment for me in my life and my lifelong love for Scriptures. You can listen to the podcastContinue reading “The joy of studying Scriptures”
Breathing the Word of God
We need more than “Bible knowledge.” The Bible is more than information. It’s more than your personal answer book. The written word leads us to the Living Word, and we too often treat it like a manual for life.
Continually cultivating a love for the Word
In our MULTIPLY groups this week we have looked at “Why study the Scriptures?” In our discussion last night, I shared how learning a variety of approaches to studying the Bible keeps things fresh. As I was talking about some of the methods, I realized there are two “fail safes” in my practice I tryContinue reading “Continually cultivating a love for the Word”
Learning to chew on the Word
It’s that evil word so many evangelical/fundamentalists don’t like: meditation. Simon Chan in his book, Spiritual Theology, reflects deeply on the need for scripture meditation. We are given too quickly to analysis in our Western mindset. We see a text and think one of two things: “I need to do a word study and historical background and culturalContinue reading “Learning to chew on the Word”