Set of 9 DVDs plus a FREE Bonus CD - includes all Handouts and Powerpoint presentations used in class!
- Genuinely enjoy Bible study... maybe for the first time ever!
- Train your eyes, mind, heart and imagination to experience the living Word of God.
- Learn a common-sense, practical method of Bible study which will yield rich rewards.
- Become proficient at using basic Bible study reference books.
- Be able to effectively teach others God's precious message.
Effective Bible Study was filmed live in the classroom at Sunset International Bible Institute in 2003. Consisting of twenty-seven 30 to 40 minute lessons, this series on Biblical interpretation focuses on
• Learning by doing.
• Students are encouraged to work through the numerous examples and projects, and become proficient at both learning God's Word, and sharing it with others. Richard Cravy has been teaching and preaching the gospel since 1970, and is part of the faculty and staff at Sunset.
LESSONS 1 & 2: Introduction and methodology. Our attitude should be one of awe and reverence as we hear God speak. Defining inspiration.
LESSONS 3 & 4: God's Word is Living and Active. Hebrews 4:12 expresses the power of God's Word and provides an exercise for class work.
LESSON 5: Using a study Bible. What to look for, and why a good Bible alone is not enough.
LESSONS 6 & 7: Introducing the Rules of Observation. Lots of Practice.
LESSONS 8 & 9: Using a Bible dictionary and Bible background books to clarify the text.
LESSONS 10-13: A detailed project on the Temple during Jesus' time. Using reference books to illuminate the Gospel accounts.
LESSONS 14 & 15: Framing the remote and immediate context of any passage.
LESSONS 16-20: Learning the meaning of words, the building blocks of language. Using Greek study tools without speaking Greek. Numerous examples and exercises.
LESSON 21: Bible translations and how the original Biblical text has been preserved.
LESSONS 22 & 23: Proper use of commentaries... and how NOT to use them.
LESSON 24: Guidelines for making application of the Biblical text to today.
Building Blocks for Bible Study, by Peter Verkruyse
Principles of Interpretation, by Clinton Lockhart
New Illustrated Manners and Customs, by Nelson Publishers
Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words, by Nelson Publishers
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary, or Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Dictionary or similar comprehensive Bible dictionary
KJV & NIV or NASB Interlinear Greek New Testament recommended
- Additional Information
Author/Speaker Richard Cravy Language English Format DVD Video Discs 10 Lessons 27 SKU 1760