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How many verses should I study at one time?

FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #13 (Season 2)

We’ve covered consistency, translationstime, commentaries, and more. Today let’s chat volume. Have you wondered how many verses you should study at one time? Is just one enough? Or should it be 10 verses a day? One chapter at a time? Join Chris and I as we talk about how to figure out the appropriate amount of verses to study, depending on your goals.


  • 3 key things to consider when choosing verses to study
  • The different genres of writing found in the Bible
  • Katie and Chris’ new studies they are working on
  • Finding natural divisions within the text
  • Looking at passages from a “Bird’s Eye View” vs. a “Bug’s Life View”
  • Using the FOCUSed15 Method as an approach to slow down and enjoy the verses
  • The different layers to pull back when examining Scripture



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