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Four Steps of Study

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Four Steps of Study

Repetition
Concentration
Comprehension
Reflection
I did not come up with these steps something I learned whenever ago

Repetition

Concentration

Comprehension

1. Reading
In Robert Mulholland book Shaped by the Word he discusses to ways to read the Bible Informational and Formational.
Informational
cover as much as possible, Read line after line
Have a goal of mastering the text
Treat the text as an “object”
Read analytically
Solve Problems
Formational Reading
Cover what we need to Read for depth, perhaps only a word
Have a goal of being mastered by the text
Treat ourselves as the object of the text
Read receptively
Are open to mystery
We Study the Bible in both ways. One it is a text that allows us to study in a way you would a text book. Mastering the text. But we also need to read the bible so that the Bible changes us.
2. Listening
3. Viewing
4. Understanding

Reflection

What is the significance of what we are studying
Example Book
Understanding the book
What is the Author saying
Interpreting the book
What does the author mean
Evaluating
Right or wrong
Should not jump to this stage
What does it mean to or for me
A process to follow to help with these four steps I got this from a pastor he got this from a missionary. I have to know Idea where it started
We have chosen our passage doesn't have to be a long one keep it short that’s ok
Bibliography
Scot McKnight, The Jesus Creed. Paraclete Press. Brewster, Massachusetts. 2004
Mulholland, M. Robert. Shaped by the Word, rev, ed. Nashville: Upper Room, 2000
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