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Building Blocks for Bible Study: Laying a Foundation for Life
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Building Blocks for Bible Study: Laying a Foundation for Life


College Press 1997

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Are you confused by Bible passages that seem to have little applications to today? Do you listen to sermons and wonder, “How does the minister find these wonderful gems of application?” Is your personal study time tedious and more work than it seems to be worth? Building Blocks for Bible Study will help!

This valuable study will help you understand your Bible in a way that brings life to your personal study time and energy to your relationship with God. Building Blocks for Bible Study is designed to lead the readers into a deeper understanding and application of the Bible. The purpose is to expose the reader to the unlimited resources available with their Bibles—releasing God’s word from pages, directing it to the heart. Lessons included are:

  • How to interpret and apply the author’s intended meaning
  • Learning to apply basic principles of interpretation
  • Understanding the benefits of the different versions of the Bible
  • Performing detailed background, grammar, and content studies
  • Using commentaries, concordances, and Bible dictionaries
  • Step-by-step application of these lessons to a Bible passage

These techniques are simple and easily understandable. This effective study will help you develop the ability to understand, define, and apply any verse of your Bible. Whether you are a student, Bible teacher, or just a Christian who wants to grow, Building Blocks for Bible Study is a resource that will reconstruct the way you perceive and teach basic Bible truths!

Product Details

  • Title: Building Blocks for Bible Study: Laying a Foundation for Life
  • Author: Peter Verkruyse
  • Publisher: College Press
  • Publication Date: 1997
  • Pages: 170

About Peter Verkruyse

Peter Verkruyse received his B. A. from Lincoln Christian College and his M. A. and M. Div. from Lincoln Christian Seminary. He also received an M. A. and Ph. D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Over the past fourteen years Dr. Verkruyse has served in local church staff ministries, and now teaches at Illinois College. He has published articles in The Christian Standard and The Christian Chronicle and presented papers at the annual convention of the Speech Communication Association. He is a member of the Speech Communication Association, the Religious Speech Communication Association, the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, and the Academy of Homiletics.

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