Category Archives: Exegesis

How to study the Bible

The five basic steps of Bible study will provide a helpful guide to keep you on the right track in understanding and applying the Bible. Each step answers a particular question in relation to Bible study. Continue reading

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When pastors study scripture

I find it invigorating when I hear a sermon based on a combination of thorough biblical exegesis, theological maturity and perceptive contemporary application. But I am sadly reticent to believe that messages of this kind are easily found in our Churches. Continue reading

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Help for those who teach Scripture

We evangelicals unapologetically endorse the Bible as the word of God. This means that teachers of the Bible should take seriously the Apostle Paul’s charge to Timothy to “do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a … Continue reading

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A worker who does not need to be ashamed

  Distinctions matter and too often preachers and teachers don’t respect the careful distinctions that need to be made.  This kind of disregard is profoundly significant when it involves misrepresentations of the heart and ways of God. The divine rebuke spoken … Continue reading

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A great danger for those called of God

If you teach Scripture, reflect on this good word of caution from Gordon Fee:
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