How to Study the Bible

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Getting Started

All these resources are online so you don’t have to buy anything yet!

Improving your skills
  • How to Read the Bible for All It’s Worth, by Gordon Fee & Douglas Stuart  – this is a must have resource; no Bible student should be without and it now comes as an e-book.  Re-read the chapter for your particular type of passage when you start a new study.
  • Living by the Book, (Book and Workbook) by Howard G Hendricks & William Hendricks – also available as an ebook and a video series.  Don’t be intimidated by the size of the book.  The writing is clear and engaging and you will learn a lot.
  • The Joy of Discovery in Bible Study, by Oletta Ward – a classic resource for small groups to work through together; teachers guide is also available.
  • The Language of God: A Commonsense Approach to Understanding and Applying the Bible, by Ron Julian, J.A. Crabtree and David Crabtree — this is a GREAT book for understanding the principles, methodology and philosophy of Bible study.   The authors apply what they teach to a very difficult passage (James 5).  The book is worth it just to understand James 5.
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