Have you ever built a house? If not, I’m guessing you have seen a house being built in your neighborhood. The many individual tasks for building a house can be categorized into a 3-phase process. First, there is the prep and ground work that culminates with a Foundation being poured. The second phase is really fast – Framing. The third phase is everything that comes after that – electrical, plumbing, sheetrock, paint, trim, etc. That’s the Finish Work.
You can use this same 3-phase process – Foundation, Framing, and Finish Work – as a fantastic guide for studying the Bible.
Let’s do a 1-minute recap of where we’ve been so far on our avoid-the-drift journey.
- Our first stop was to explore the four Intangibles, so you make sure you have the right approach and mindset to be successful.
- Then we moved on to the five truths you must remember as you seek to establish a Schedule that works for you.
- Last time, I shared my “Top 5” Bible study Tools (rather than wading through the 6.9 million results Google has to offer).
So…you have the right mindset. You have a schedule. You have the tools. Now what?
Obviously, there are hundreds of different “Bible study processes” out there. There are three reasons I want you to try the process I’m about to lay out for you. [Read more…] about How to Avoid “Drifting” in Your Bible Reading (Part 4: The Process)