Bible Study 201

Bible Study 201: Teach the Bible. Take your Bible study to the next step. Learn to teach the bible with Wednesday in the Word.

Bible Study 201: Learn to Teach

Marks of False Teachers

Marks of False Teachers

A vital part of your Bible study arsenal is learning to recognize false teachers. Here are three interesting lists — both modern and classic — on how to discern a true teacher from a false teacher. Notice the similarities.

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How to prepare teaching notes

How to prepare teaching notes

Ultimately, how you handle your speaking notes will depend on personal preference. As you experiment, here are some ideas that may help you find your style and prepare like a pro.

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Becoming a Bible teacher

Becoming a Bible teacher

So you’d like to teach the Bible? How do you get started? How do you decide if Bible teaching is your calling? Here’s my advice for aspiring teachers.

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Plagiarism and Bible Teaching

Plagiarism and Bible Teaching

You’ve probably heard the joke that the greatest insult you can give a Bible teacher is that your work is both original and good. Why is that funny? The part that’s original is not good, and the part that’s good is not original. The goal of Bible study is to be right, not original.

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Why I love the Bible and hate sermons

Why I love the Bible and hate sermons

I can spend 20 hour a week in Bible study without complaint but I’d rather shovel rocks than sit through most 20 minute sermons. Transformation without information has all the nourishment of whipped cream.

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Bible Study 201: Biblical Greek for Teachers

Cases – Biblical Greek

Cases – Biblical Greek

The different functions words can perform in a sentence are called cases. In Greek, case — not word order — indicates the word’s function in a sentence, making it important to understand cases.

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Grammar for Biblical Greek students

Grammar for Biblical Greek students

One way to understand Biblical Greek is comparing and contrasting it with English grammar. Lack of knowledge of English grammar can be an unexpected obstacle to learning biblical Greek. Here are some basics you may want to review before embarking on learning biblical Greek.

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Should I learn Greek & Hebrew?

Should I learn Greek & Hebrew?

After a few years of Bible study, students often begin asking, “Should I learn biblical Greek and Hebrew?” While the tools for English readers continue to improve and less people are learning the original languages, knowing the original languages can be helpful. You can learn enough to widen the tools available to you and/or learn to read Scripture in the original language.

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Verbs – Biblical Greek

Verbs – Biblical Greek

Bible Study software has made biblical Greek more accessible for those who never learned the language. Now with 1 click you can access the Greek word and its conjugation but what are you looking at? Here’s a helpful primer on Greek verbs.

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Study 1 Corinthians 1-4

Every Bible teacher should understand the first 4 chapters of Paul’s first letter to Corinth, and should take the content to hear.

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