Dr. Willis Newman, Esmeralda Newman, bible-teaching-about.com
This compact ebook clearly explains the art and science of Bible interpretation – including personal preparation, 12 concise principles, and a step-by-step worksheet to follow. A concrete easy-to-follow plan is given on how to prepare and outline Bible messages. Proven teaching principles are explained, along with how to make a syllabus and lesson plan for excellent results in a classroom.
A section details how to deliver a potent and compelling presentation in any situation. Finally, a time tested strategy is presented on how to organize and conduct a successful group home Bible study for evangelism and discipleship. A selected bibliography points the reader to a rich mine of information.
Some sections are taken from the author’s book, Christian Foundations for the South Pacific.
Part one: Bible study methods
Preparation for Bible study
Spiritual, Mental, Bible study tools
Twelve principles for Bible study
OIA method of Bible study
Observation, Interpretation, Application
Scripture analysis format
Part two: How to plan and prepare a Bible message or lesson
Putting it together: the plan
Format & planning sheet
The outline with example
Part three: how to deliver powerful lessons in the classroom
Principles of teaching
Teacher, subject, place, student, communication
Teaching, learning process, assimilation accommodation
Sample course syllabus, and lesson plan
Part four: how to present a compelling and potent message
Principles of persuasion
Objections to persuasion
Reciprocation, commitment, social proof
Likeability, authority, scarcity
Basic thoughts on delivery
Prayer, expectations, Holy Spirit
Emotion, Aristotle’s canons
Part five: how to organize and conduct a successful group Bible study
Forming a group, meeting place
A suggested format
The difficult person
When to disband
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