Knowing how to study the Bible is important—so in today’s podcast we are using the three questions and steps from the previous three episodes and combining them into an Bible study example from Acts 1:8. If you want to see Observation, Interpretation, and Application in action, today’s podcast will put all the puzzle pieces together.
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Episode 023 Overview
In this episode, you will …
- hear a reminder of the three steps and questions for good Bible study: observation, interpretation, and application
- walk through Acts 1:8 in a Bible study example trying to figure out what it means by making good observations and then discovering how it can apply into our lives
Show Notes / Additional Resources
- Download the Bible Study “Cheat Sheet” to help you with observing a Bible passage
Articles about how to study the Bible:
- The Purpose of Bible Study
- What is Saturation Bible Study
- 3 Questions to Ask During Bible Study
- An example of how to use the 3 Bible Study Questions
- Other Bible study articles
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The difficulty with podcasts is that they are one-sided—so each week I ask one question for you to participate in the conversation. Head over to the deeperChristian Facebook page to leave a comment and join in the conversation. This week’s question …
Question: In your own observation of Acts 1:8, what insight stood out to you the most? Was there an “aha” moment? Leave a response or ask a question and we will try to address it in a future episode.
About NRJohnson & the deeperChristian Podcast
NRJohnson (Nathan Johnson) is a Christian who has an overwhelming passion for Jesus, the Gospel, and Studying God’s Word. He is a writer, teacher, and communicator who helps other believers understand and apply the Bible as they grow and mature in their faith—desiring that they gain greater intimacy with Christ, experience the victorious Christian life, and transform the world through the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit. Read more about him here.
The deeperChristian Podcast is the podcast to help you study God’s Word, know Jesus intimately, and discover how you can build your life around Jesus Christ. This weekly audio program, hosted by NRJohnson, dives into Scripture and encourages Christians to keep their focus upon Jesus Christ—equipping believers in how to study the Bible and know God’s Word, grow in their spiritual lives, and change the world. Main discussion topics center around practical advice on Christian living, Bible study, prayer, the Gospel, freedom from sin, evangelism and how to share your faith, the Christian disciplines, and the lives and messages from the Christian heroes from yesteryear such as A.W. Tozer, Charles Spurgeon, Major Ian Thomas, Oswald Chambers, Hudson Taylor, Amy Carmichael, Corrie Ten Boom, C.T. Studd, George Müller, Andrew Murray, Leonard Ravenhill, E.M. Bounds, and others. Learn more about the deeper Christian life.