This is solid teaching on how to read the Bible – please take a look!
This is by no means an exhaustive look at studying the Bible. One of the most profitable classes I had in Bible College was “Methods of Bible Study.” Though I obviously can’t include everything I learned there, perhaps I can adapt something that is said to have been told to a reporter about how to do his job: find the answer to these five words: who, what, where, when and why.
It’s been claimed by some who don’t believe the Bible that you can prove anything by it. Others teach that the Bible has to be conformed to a certain confession of faith or catechism. These documents are the standard of what one believes, not the Bible itself. A certain church strives for “doctrinal purity.” There’s nothing wrong with that in itself, yet some of the worst expositions of Scripture ever heard may came from that pulpit; “doctrinally…
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