Look, Learn, and Live - A Deeper Way to Study the Bible
You can become a Christian by going to church just about as easily as you can become an automobile by
sleeping in a garage. -- Garrison Keillor
This method of Bible study is not an original idea. I was taught this method in a general way when I was in high school and then more specifically by Anne Graham Lotz. It has been used in various degrees and forms
throughout the years. You’ll find the statements or questions may be phrased slightly differently, but at its core, the method is the same in that you. . .
Looking at the Text
In the first stage of study we want to look for the facts. Write a single sentence that summarizes the verse. Record what it actually says trying to
use the same words of the passage. Don't read into the text, all we're looking for are the facts.
For example if you were studying Luke 4:1-14 you might write sentences similar to these from the first 2 verses:
v1 (verse 1) Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit and led by the Spirit went to the desert.
v2 Jesus ate nothing for 40 days and was tempted by the devil
You try finishing the remainder of the passage!
Look Closer at the Facts