With this classic book, recently update and expanded, Howard and Bill Hendricks invite you on one of the greatest adventures of your life—the journey through Scripture. In the Bible you can interact with a living God who wants a personal relationship with you. And no special skills are needed. If you can read, you can glean important insight from Scripture.
Living by the Book will help you engage God’s Word like never before. In simple step-by-step fashion, you’ll learn how to:
Observe. Let Scripture speak to you individually.
Interpret. Develop the tools to properly understand biblical text.
Apply. Learn how to allow Scripture to transform your li ... more
An indispensable approach to reading, interpreting and applying the Bible that teaches students how to carefully read Scripture in the biblical context, and to dig deeper into the Word of God so they will be able to understand the Bible correctly and apply its meaning to their lives. Revised and updated edition.
Far from being mundane, exploring God's Word can be one of the greatest adventures of your life In the Bible you can interact with a living God who wants a personal relationship with you. And in this unique workbook you will learn how to engage His words like never before.Based on the inductive study techniques outlines in the bestselling Living by the Book, this workbook creates the opportunity to grow in faith and knowledge through short, practical exercises and complete studies of the books of Ruth and James. In simple step-by-step fashion, you will learn to observe, interpret, and apply the Scripture to transform your life.
If non-specialists learn the correct principles and processes for hermeneutics, much more accurate and helpful biblical interpretation can be accomplished. Hermeneutics gives the reader not only an understanding of the principles of proper biblical interpretation but also the ability to apply those principles in sermon preparation, personal Bible study, or writing. This popular book outlines a five-step hermeneutical procedure that includes: (1) historical-cultural and contextual analysis, (2) lexical-syntactical analysis, (3) theological analysis, (4) genre identification and analysis, and (5) application. The second edition includes updated material covering developments in hermeneutics over the past twenty years. An I ... more
Seventeen basic principles for interpreting any passage of scripture are laid out in this timeless reference tool. This book will deepen your understanding of the science of hermeneutics by listing the qualifications of an interpreter, the methods of interpreting, and a brief history of hermeneutics.
Using a graphic combination of text, charts, and outlines, Principles of Biblical Hermeneutics introduces you to the science of interpreting the Bible. The aim of this book is to explain and illustrate the various principles of Bible interpretation that must be followed in order to understand the teachings of God's Word correctly.Such a foundation is pivotal for anyone who studies the Bible. Unless consistent principles of interpreting its passages are followed, the truth of God becomes blurred and confused. Determining what the Bible means must precede application of its words to our lives.Now featuring a new, up-to-date format and a new cover, Principles of Biblical Hermeneutics sets essential information in easy-to-fo ... more