A SIMPLE WAY TO STUDY THE BIBLE

Lee Delbridge

Answer the following seven questions on each passage of Scripture you study.

WHO?

Who is writing or speaking? To Whom? About Whom? Who else is present? What do you know about each person? etc.

WHAT?

What’s going on? What events led up to this? What is the meaning of the words? What is the outcome? etc.

WHEN?

When did this take place? Was it before or after the death of Jesus Christ? etc.

WHERE?

Where is this taking place? Where else does the Bible teach on the same subject? (Look up some of these references starting in the New Testament.) etc.

WHY?

Why did this take place? Why do you think it is included in the Bible? etc.

HOW?

How did it happen? How are the people to obey? etc.

SO WHAT?

Make application to your life. What are:

The facts to be believed,

The commands to be obeyed,

The warnings to be heeded,

The promises to be enjoyed, or

The examples to be followed

The principles to be applied?

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