My Bible Lessons

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In critique of my bible lessons, I must first address the issues of studying and preparing the lessons. I experienced difficulty in properly studying the Book of Philippians using the inductive study method, particularly gaining the information that I needed out of the text to develop a lesson. I am now aware that I rushed into the study of the Bible, without properly seeking God and tuning into what he would have me to learn from his word. I was so concerned about developing a lesson and completing an assignment that I neglected to spend time with the author; for getting to open up my mind, heart, and spirit to hear a word from God. Secondly, I should have studied the scripture multiple days rather than rereading the passages over and over …show more content…
Therefore, it is of vital importance that the information being taught is relatable and can keep the attention of the audience. So, one of the strengths and goal of my lessons was to make the lesson title primarily questions. In this manner, I not only would be able to draw in my audience, but also get them to think about the material in a personal way; specifically how the material can or will relate to their our personal spiritual journey. Additionally, I strived to make the titles relevant and conducive to my audience, which would primarily be young adults. Therefore, the lessons are more focused on discussion question and application rather than lecture and scripture memorization. Another strength of my lessons is that it not only outlines the passages, but it also seeks to emphasize important biblical principles such as: humility, service, salvation, forgiveness, faith, prayer, contentment and …show more content…
There are not many supplemental material used within the lessons. The lessons rely solely on the Bible, without the use of multimedia sources and or visual aids. While I assumed that readers believed that the Bible was the inerrant, authoritative Word of God, I did not blatantly regard the bible as such within my lessons. Further, I assumed that all of my students would be believers already, so I did not give background information about the Bible nor explain in detail who Jesus was and why he came to earth. Lastly, I was not vulnerable with my students, discussing personal lessons that I have learned in my own spiritual journey or some of the things that I have been through in my personal life. Overall, I believe that I did a great job developing the lessons and teaching the material, but I also understand the errors that I made and the need for

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