Rick Warren's Bible Study Methods: Twelve Ways You Can Unlock God's Word

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Zondervan Academic, May 18, 2009 - Religion - 272 pages

The Spirit of God uses the Word of God to make us like the Son of God.”—Rick Warren in The Purpose DrivenŽ Life You were created to become like Christ. This is one of the five God-ordained purposes for your life described in The Purpose DrivenŽ Life by Rick Warren, and it’s why studying the Bible is so important. The Bible’s truths will transform you, aligning you with the character and ways of Jesus as you encounter him in the Scriptures. This easy-to-understand book shows you how to study the Bible Rick Warren’s way. It gives you not just one, but twelve methods for exploring the riches of God’s Word. At least one of them is exactly what you’re looking for—an approach that’s right for you, right where you’re at. Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through the how-tos of the following methods: • Devotional • Chapter Summary • Character Quality • Thematic • Biographical • Topical • Word Study • Book Background • Book Survey • Chapter Analysis • Book Synthesis • Verse Analysis Thousands of individuals, small groups, churches, and seminary classes have used this practical manual to unlock the wonderful truths of Scripture. You can too. Written by America’s pastor, Rick Warren, Rick Warren’s Bible Study Methods will help you develop a customized approach to studying, understanding, and applying the Bible.

 

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I recommend this book to everyone searching for a study guide. We used it at church in the theological class. Being just an ordinary, not very well educated kind of person, I love this book because it ... Read full review

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The author of this book now goes by the name Rick Warren and is better known for his current bestselling phenomenon The Purpose Driven Life. Dynamic Bible Study Methods is maybe his first published ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
9
How to Study the Bible
15
Preview of the 12 Bible Study Methods
30
Appendices
231
For Further Reading
271
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As founding pastor of Saddleback Church, Dr. Rick Warren leads a 30,000-member congregation in California with campuses in major cities around the world. As an author, his book The Purpose Driven Life is one of the bestselling nonfiction books in publishing history. As a theologian, he has lectured at Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, University of Judaism, and dozens of universities and seminaries. As a global strategist he advises world leaders and has spoken to the United Nations, US Congress, Davos Economic Forum, TED, Aspen Institute, and numerous parliaments. Rick has also founded the Global PEACE Plan, which Plants churches of reconciliation, Equips leaders, Assists the poor, Cares for the sick, and Educates the next generation in 196 countries. You can listen to Pastor Rick’s Daily Hope, his daily 25-minute broadcast, or sign up for his free daily devotionals at PastorRick.com.

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