Are you trying to study the Bible without reading it?


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I decided to re-blog a post from Feb 2017. Recent observations made me realize the ongoing nature of this problem. In a so-called Bible study group or Sunday school class, a passage of Scripture is read with an immediate jump to discussion. The questions are ones like: What do you think is the key message of this passage? What does this passage mean to you in your life today? – However, how can you even answer such questions without carefully observing the passage first? You can’t! Here is that post:

Are you trying to study the Bible without reading it?

I have encountered this problem many times: Christians who, in essence, want to discuss and study the Bible without actually reading the Bible. What do I mean?

The passage of Scripture is given a quick, cursory glance and then the jump is made to discussion. Questions are general. Or questions are…

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