How to understand the Bible

study course for youth and adults by W. Robert Palmer

Publisher: College Press Pub. Co. in Joplin, Mo

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 112-118).

Statementby W. Robert Palmer
The Physical Object
Pagination118 p. ;
Number of Pages118
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Open LibraryOL24940186M
ISBN 100899001408
ISBN 109780899001401

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It is a book to give or share with those who find the Bible difficult to understand. All of Dr. Stott's books, including his inspiring memoir, should be in everyone's library, in my opinion. Stott's life was spent preaching and teaching in England and thruout the world with joy /5(41). How to Understand the Bible - A Simple Guide by Mel Lawrenz is exactly that, a simple guide.

Lawrenz covers such topics as approaching the Bible, understanding both the OT and the NT, and interpreting the Bible.

Within those topics he covers the big picture and different Bible translations just to name a couple of topics/5(63). "You may begin as a beginner, but you will finish this book well equipped to understand the Bible and experience its transforming power in your life." (Journal of Christian Nursing, Vol Number 1)/5(15).

This book is basic to both Bible study and preaching and serves as an excellent guide to the Bible's central theme. It encompasses far more than a study of types and the Old Testament prophecies.

Each chapter takes seriously the affirmation of Jesus: "Everything written about me in the law of Moses and the prophets and the psalms must be /5(9).

Sparkling with intelligence and Kreeft's trademark humor, You Can Understand the Bible will transform dry study into spiritually satisfying adventures in God's Word. Regardless of how you approached- or didn't approach- the Bible before, you'll come away with a new How to understand the Bible book of its depth and meaning/5().

The Bible itself provides many of the keys to understanding it. Regardless of your background, God’s message in the Bible “is not too difficult for you, nor is it far away.”—Deuteronomy Keys to understanding the Bible.

Have the right attitude. Accept the Bible as God’s Word. Be humble, since God opposes the proud. The word of God is precious and far beyond human wisdom (Isa. ; Prov. But He has promised the Holy Spirit to help us understand (John ). So, whenever you open the sacred word, also open your heart to God in prayer, allowing the words of this commentary to direct your thoughts to the Scriptures and to the One they tell us about.

Book to help understand the Bible Reading the Bible may not always clear and some topices may not be covered in the Bible so here are book to help. All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: Secrets of the Dry Bones: Ezekiel - The Mystery of a Prophet's Vision (Illuminated Bible.

With estimated total sales of over 5 billion copies, the Bible is often referred to as the most read book in the world. The full Bible has been translated into different languages with. In order to read and understand the Bible we also need to have a growing knowledge of the Bible text and the times in which it was written.

Remember that it is a book, and so there are aspects of understanding it that belong to the general principles of understanding any piece of literature. The Bible’s message is too important for anyone to try to understand on his own by private Bible reading.

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It has simpler vocabulary and shorter sentences. New features of the app: Free downloading - Audio of the entire /5(K). Reading the Bible has never been easier or through a more analytical eye. The Bible Book by Book helps not only to read the Bible, but encourages readers to knowledgeably understand and interpret the King James Bible contains 39 books in the Old Testament, 27 books in the New Testament, and 14 books of the Apocrypha.

This book presents each and every book of the Bible, Brand: Quayside Publishing Group. This is an abridged version that includes the second half of the book. It won't take long for you to understand why his guide to Scripture has become a best-seller. Sparkling with intelligence and Kreeft's trademark humor, You Can Understand the Bible will transform dry study into spiritually satisfying adventures in God's Word.

Impacting over 20 million readers for over 30 years, the Life Application® Study Bible is today’s #1–selling study Bible.

Now, it has been thoroughly updated and expanded, offering even more relevant insights for understanding and applying God’s Word to everyday life in today’s world. / Bible Study Tools / Booklets / How to Understand the Bible. Millions of Bibles are sold or given away every year.

It’s the world’s most popular book, but at the same time the most misunderstood. To many it’s difficult to understand, yet the Bible itself gives.

this is a rich Treasure Trove of history language insight and perspective to help you understand the Bible from the the few of the people who wrote it and hurt it as well as all of us reading it and discussing it and living into it today. wide-ranging but easily understandable, inspiring as.

By the second century, Irenaeus spoke of the "rule of faith" as a way to understand the basic Christian story with which orthodox Christians (versus Gnostics) should approach the Bible. Discovering the Meaning, Purpose and Context Behind Even the Strangest Prophecies in the Bible.

Perhaps you’re reading through the historical books of the Old Testament, keeping up with Elijah, Samuel and David. Then you get to the book of Isaiah and find passages about branches, 1 vineyards, 2 and a cup 3 or two of wrath.

When you understand God’s plan for tomorrow, you’ll also understand God’s purpose for today. So if this book is revealing something, what exactly is being revealed.

That’s easy. It’s back in verse 1: “The revelation of Jesus Christ ” (Revelation ). This book is. Know Your Bible is a concise, easy-to-understand guide to God's Word-giving you a helpful and memorable overview of all 66 books.

For each Know Your Bible provides data on the author and time frame, a ten-word synopsis, a longer ( word) summary, thoughts on what makes the book unique or unusual, a listing of key verses, and a 'So, What?' section of practical application/5(1K).

In a new concluding chapter he helps you try out the principles on Psalm You may begin as a beginner, but you will finish this book well equipped to understand the Bible and to experience its transforming power in your life.

How to Understand Your Bible () by T. Norton Sterrett, Richard L. Schultz5/5(1). The book of Acts is an important book for understanding the actions of the apostles, mostly Paul and Peter, after Jesus's ascension into Heaven. It is an important book in understanding how we can be directed by the Holy Spirit and the role of Jesus' lessons in our lives.

This is the story of Christianity's beginnings and how evangelism played Author: Kelli Mahoney. In anticipation of that, we read this afternoon from Peter Kreeft's highly-recommended "You Can Understand the Bible." Dr.

Kreeft's book is a collection of chapter-length overviews of the books of the Bible, and each one is infused with his trademark humor, memorable phrasing, and doctrinal clarity.5/5(5). One vital key we must come to understand is that the Bible interprets itself.

We must be careful not to force our own interpretations onto it (p. 16). For us to understand the Bible, we must first learn about and respect God’s law (p. 36). This book did not only help me understand my Bible - it helped me cherish my Bible.

It helped me to treasure God’s Word. I am more confident in my role as husband and soon-to-be father knowing that I have a resource that can help me explain God’s Word to my family.

6 There was a man named John, who was sent by God. 7 He came to tell people about the light. Through him all people could hear about the light and believe. 8 John was not the light.

But he came to tell people about the light. 9 The true light was coming into the world. This. The Bible is made up of 66 books. Each book was put there for a each have a purpose and they each contribute to the overarching story of the Bible which is that man and God became separated through the sin of man and God sent his one and only Son to die for those sins so that whoever believes in Him will one day be reunited with Him forever.

The book of Job is a very tough book of the Bible to understand using just the reasoning found within your human mind. If you have not read this series from the beginning, I would highly recommend that you go back and start with “ Part 1 ”. Too many Christians want to put themselves into the role of a Job because of all of the bad things.

And Philip ran thither to him, and heard him read the prophet Esaias, and said, Understand you what you read. ran thither. Acts And he arose and went: and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure, and had come to Jerusalem for to worship.

20 The Bible truly is a book from God. He wants you to read it, study it, and love it. Be thankful for this gift, and keep studying it. Then you will understand God’s purpose for humans. In the next chapter, we will learn more about this purpose.

^ par. 6 Some people say that the Bible is not harmonious, but that is not true. See chapter 7 of.Many people are often understandably intimidated or overwhelmed by the sheer size and complexity of the Bible. But now popular author and Boston College professor Peter Kreeft has written a clear road map of the Bible, focusing his keen insight and engaging wit on the core message of each won't take long for you to understand why his guide to scripture has become a best-seller!Pages: This is a five book series that presents all the stories of the Bible, written in an easy to understand conversational style.

Each story is presented in its simplest form and is accurate to Scripture. * The stories are accurate to Scripture * They are crafted so as .