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The Goal of Bible Study

Discussion in 'General Baptist Discussions' started by Deacon, Dec 30, 2014.

  1. Deacon

    Deacon Well-Known Member
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    What is your goal for your personal bible study?

    How do you know when you have reached the point of "mission accomplished!"?

    What are the various tools and resources you use most often to help you reach your goals in bible study?

    Rob
     
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    • to firmly situate God's Word in my mind and heart so that I can live a life that's what He wants
    • to be a better Bible teacher
    • to keep the world's influence at bay


    • that will never happen - I have my "ah-ha" moments and my spiritual growth markers, but mission accomplished will be when I meet Jesus face to face



    • a handful of bibles in different translations
    • biblehub.com
    • biblegateway.com
    • Haley's Handbook
    • David Guzik online
    • a few other odds and ends
     
  3. T Alan

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    A. Be approved unto God 2 Tim 2:15
    B. When I see the Face of God. Rev 22:4
    C. Other established time proven, tested and proven teachers; books, recordings etc... Conversation with other believers.
     
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    To Glorify God by learning more about Him through His Word
     
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    What is the purpose of Bible study?
    Obviously, to learn. But unless we apply what we learn to our lives, with the result of changed lives, our study is in vain.
    Are we to just grow more like Christ? Nope. We are to serve Christ, and train others, building up the body of Christ.

    I use the NASB95, but compare with the NKJV, WEB, HCSB, NET and some of the time several others.

    I use an Exhaustive Concordance, Bible Dictionaries, commentaries, and study notes, and as indicted by another, I use Blue Letter Bible, and Bible Gateway. I also use my American Heritage Dictionary to validate my understanding of the apparent meanings of the words used in translation.
     
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    As Van said, if changed life, changed thinking, changed everything don't result, just an academic pursuit
     
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    Even academic pursuits need to be about transformed lives.


    Joh 8:31 Then said Jesus to those Jews which believed on him, If ye continue in my word, then are ye my disciples indeed;
    Joh 8:32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.
     
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