FOCUSed15 Podcast – Episode #10 (Season 2)
I spent a lot of time reading and studying the Bible as if it were only a collection of random stories about God and how I am to live, instead of seeing it as one big beautiful masterpiece. But that is just what God’s Word is. Before we get into the nitty-gritty of Bible study, it is important to understand the big-picture themes of Scripture. In today’s 15 minute episode, Chris and I chat about the major movements of the Bible and how each should shape the way you approach Bible study.
IN THIS PODCAST EPISODE YOU’LL HEAR ABOUT:
- How every book and verse serve a purpose to point to the same thing
- The cohesive, consistent storyline throughout the Bible
- The 4 different components present throughout all of Scripture – Creation, The Fall, Reconciliation, Consummation
- How God’s Word is a tapestry of threads that connect to tell the story of God’s love
- How much time should I spend when I study my Bible? (Episode 8, Season 2)
ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED RESOURCES:
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- Welcome to the Story – a quick read giving a great overview of the narrative of the Bible.
- Women of the Word by Jen Wilkin – another quick read all around helpful resources for Bible study. Includes a chapter on the big-picture themes of the Bible.
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