Module 3

EDUCATION: Tools and Techniques for Studying the Bible

Purpose

The purpose of this session is to introduce students to the importance of studying the Word of God (the Bible); some of the basic tools for Bible study and understanding; and some methods for effective Bible study.

Objective

For students to schedule and dedicate a planned "quiet time" every day for reading/studying the Bible, and for students to incorporate methods for studying the Word of God and being obedient to it in their daily lives.

Scriptural References:

Scriptures

2 Timothy 3:14 – 17

John 15:7

2 Timothy 2:15 – 16

John 20:31

2 Peter 1:20, 21

Mark 4:13 - 20

Hebrews 4:12

Matthew 18:21-22

Review Questions:

1. What is the Bible? *
2. Why do we need the Bible? *
3. How is the Bible composed? *
4. Is it possible to be an effective church member or witness without the discipline of daily Bible Study? *
5. Is the Bible relevant in the 21st century? *
6. What does the Bible say about some of the problems (homosexuality, abortion, corruption in government, ethical breakdown in business, and family problems) of the present society? *
Name *
First Name
Middle
Last Name
Email Address*

For questions about this module, email: newlifeministries@saintphilip.org

Next reading assignment: Read pages 19 – 30 in your New Life Ministries Manual; Read pages 5-26, 65-66 and 71 – 76 in your Know Your Church Manual.

Homework/Exercise: Create a realistic bible study plan; review the following copy of Saint Philip’s reading the bible in a year plan; for the next week, read the bible everyday and journal