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How to Read the Bible seminar (short version) Slides

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Last Tuesday I taught the Men’s Ministry at Maranatha on the topic of H0w to Read the Bible — with purpose!.   This was a shorter version of my Saturday morning seminars that I’ve offered at several churches.

The slides are attached above but first a word of caution: the seminar and the class last Tuesday are designed to be very interactive, with people reading the Bible on their own and in groups and discussing their findings.  As a result, the slides attached only represent the first twenty minutes of a study that lasted nearly two hours.

 

BIBLIOLOGY/WHY WE BELIEVE THE BIBLE COMPLETE COURSE ON YOUTUBE

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This link should take you to a YouTube playlist where you can watch any or all of 12 videos from my Bibliology course last Spring .

Topics covered:

  1. Doctrine of Revelation
  2. Doctrine of Inspiration of Scripture
  3. Doctrine of Inerrancy  of Scripture
  4. Doctrine of Sufficiency and Authority of Scripture
  5. Old Testament Formation
  6. Old Testament Canon and the Apocrypha
  7. Manuscrip Transmission and the Dead Sea Scrolls
  8. New Testament Dating
  9. New Testament Canon and so-called Lost Gospels.
  10. Story of English Bible
  11. Hermeneutics: Rules of Interpretation
  12. Exegesis: Understanding the Texts

LESSON 3 OF WHY WE BELIEVE THE BIBLE: INERRANCY

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Here is Lesson 3: Inerrancy

Next Saturday, Sept. 12: How to Read the BIble: with Purpose! seminar at Maranatha Chapel

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One week from today (Saturday, September 12 at 8:00 to 11:30 AM in the Fellowship Hall at Maranatha Chapel, San Diego), I will be presenting my life-changing workshop called “How to Read the Bible: with Purpose!”

This workshop is designed to jump start your daily devotional reading of Scripture and enhance your relationship with God. Besides the “with purpose” technique, we will also cover and how one can integrate the reading of Scripture with personal worship.

This will not be a lecture. After some brief introductory remarks you will be sent on a treasure  hunt in Scripture, both individually and in small groups.  Then we will share with the whole group the wonderful things you will discover.

Some of you may be long-time Christians who think they already know how to read the Bible. That may be true and praise the Lord for that. But even if that is how you look at it, you may still benefit greatly from the workshop because the teaching methods we will utilize in the workshop can be easily adapted by you when you are leading a small group or Bible study.

If you read this blog, it is likely you know that I teach on a wide variety of history, apologetics and theology topics. But let me say that there is no subject I have ever taught  or will ever teach that has a greater likelihood of changing lives than this topic of how to read your Bible.  This workshop doesn’t hand you fish, it teaches you to fish on your own or with small groups.  If you learn this and stick with  it, it will be life changing.

You an sign up for the How to Read the Bible: with purpose! workshop in Maranatha Bookstore.

A $5 donation to cover the cost of the handouts will be accepted.

 

LESSON 2 OF WHY WE BELIEVE THE BIBLE: I INSPIRATION

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LESSON 1 of Why We Believe the Bible series posted

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Bible Hermeneutics and Exegesis

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Here are the last two sets of slides from my course at Maranatha Bible College entitled: “Bibliology: Why We believe the Bible” :

HERMENEUTICS 1

Exegesis

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