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Mining God’s Word: How to Study the Bible is a 12-week course designed to introduce students to inductive Bible study, leading to life-long digging and delighting in God’s Word. This course is an introduction to the methodology of inductive study of the Bible. Inductive study consists of careful observation of the text leading to sound interpretation and appropriate application. Students will learn study strategies and principles of interpretation and application throughout the course and apply them to the book of Philippians. Although the book of Philippians will serve as the primary “training grounds,” the course aims at imparting study skills that are applicable to the entire Bible. The course also aims at fostering sensitivity to literary genre and at cultivating inductive Bible study as a lifelong habit.

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