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					How to Study the
Bible and Enjoy It!


                 How to Study the
                 Bible and Enjoy It!
                      Lesson 1
     WHAT WE WANT TO
       ACCOMPLISH
Learning to Feed Ourselves
Building Confidence
The Joy of Personal Discovery
“Speak, Lord, Your Servant Hears”



                            How to Study the
                            Bible and Enjoy It!
                                 Lesson 1
 Learning to Feed Ourselves

Starving bears in our National
 Parks…
    Fed so long by others…
        They’ve forgotten how
         to feed themselves

                          How to Study the
                          Bible and Enjoy It!
                               Lesson 1
     Building Confidence

Most people lack self-confidence
 with the Bible.
 We need confidence in God’s
    ability to reveal Himself


                          How to Study the
                          Bible and Enjoy It!
                               Lesson 1
 The Joy of Personal Discovery

There’s nothing like figuring out a
 difficult passage.
 Christianity is a thinking man’s
 religion.


                           How to Study the
                           Bible and Enjoy It!
                                Lesson 1
 “Speak, Lord, Your Servant Hears”
             1 Sam 3:9

Bible study is the process by which
 God speaks to our hearts.
    Our single purpose in Bible
         study should be to
             simply listen.

                             How to Study the
                             Bible and Enjoy It!
                                  Lesson 1
Discussion Time


            How to Study the
            Bible and Enjoy It!
                 Lesson 1
 Learning to Feed Ourselves

Is there a danger when you’re in a
  church that has many capable
  teachers?




                          How to Study the
                          Bible and Enjoy It!
                               Lesson 1
 Learning to Feed Ourselves

Have you ever used commentaries
 or teachers as a crutch?




                        How to Study the
                        Bible and Enjoy It!
                             Lesson 1
 Learning to Feed Ourselves

What is the proper way to look at our
 teachers/commentaries




                              How to Study the
                              Bible and Enjoy It!
                                   Lesson 1
 Building Self Confidence

What is it about the Bible that
 makes it difficult?




                            How to Study the
                            Bible and Enjoy It!
                                 Lesson 1
  Building Self Confidence
Why did God make the Bible so hard?




                               How to Study the
                               Bible and Enjoy It!
                                    Lesson 1
 Building Self Confidence

Do you have to be a scholar to
 understand the Bible?
 What does it require?



                          How to Study the
                          Bible and Enjoy It!
                               Lesson 1
The Joy of Personal Discovery

Is reading a commentary fun? Is
  answering a bunch of true/false or
  fill in the blank type questions for
  a Bible class fun?
                        Why not?

                            How to Study the
                            Bible and Enjoy It!
                                 Lesson 1
The Joy of Personal Discovery

What is it about discovering
 something in Bible study that is so
 exciting?




                           How to Study the
                           Bible and Enjoy It!
                                Lesson 1
 “Speak, Lord, Your Servant Hears”

What is the goal of Bible study?
Why is that the goal?
Why is our Bible study something less
 than that sometimes?



                             How to Study the
                             Bible and Enjoy It!
                                  Lesson 1
 Your Personal Goals for this Class


How do you feel about your
 personal study?
What do you hope to accomplish in
 this class?


                              How to Study the
                              Bible and Enjoy It!
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