Essay on Inductive Bible Study Assignments for Submission #1

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BIBL 350 – Inductive Bible Study
Assignments for Submission #1

Assignment 2-1: Describe the five steps of the Interpretive Journey.

Answer each step with as much information as possible. In other words, do not just give a one line re-statement of the step, but write a summary type paragraph for each. Show me that you understand the interpretive journey process. Please limit your answer to the size of the text boxes.

“Grasping the text in their town” is step number one of the interpretative journey. In order to effectively do this, one must go to lengths to understand what the text meant to the biblical audience. One must look at the grammar and the writing style and analyze it to fully grasp the concept. One should end this step
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A theological principle must reflect the biblical text. The principle must also be timeless and not tied specifically to an event or culture. It should be effective to all situations anywhere in time. The theological principle must also be relevant to other parts of the Bible. The theological principle is invalid if it goes against other scriptural teachings.

Assignment 2-3: What are the differences that determine the width of the river to cross? Write a summary type paragraph in answering this question. Please limit your answer to the size of the text boxes.

A few of the differences between the biblical audience and today’s audience would be the difference in culture, customs, languages, situations, time, and occasionally, covenant. In order to effectively determine the width of the “river” to cross from the biblical meaning to the current meaning, one must take into account all of the above differences.
A few of the differences between the biblical audience and today’s audience would be the difference in culture, customs, languages, situations, time, and occasionally, covenant. In order to effectively determine the width of the “river” to cross from the biblical meaning to the current meaning, one must take into account all of the above differences.

Assignment 3-4: 1 Timothy 6:17-19

Make as many observations as you can on this passage. Dig deep. Think hard. Spend time on this. Mark dozens and dozens of

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