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what is application

The best way to define application is to first determine what it is not. Application is not just accumulating knowledge. This helps us discover and understand facts and concepts, but it stops there. History is filled with philosophers who knew what the Bible said but failed to apply it to their lives, keeping them from believing...
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how to apply the bible - part 1

Application is the step between knowing what the Bible says and doing what it says. We have developed a Bible study system called the Life Application Pyramid. Imagine a pyramid with four steps on each side and one at the top. Each step has a name: People, Place, Plot, Point, Principles, Present, Parallels, Priorities...
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how to apply the bible - part 2

Application is the step between knowing what the Bible says and doing what it says. The nine steps of the Pyramid Bible study method will enable you to study the Bible and then apply its principles to your life. In "How to Apply the Bible, Part 1" we made our way up the left side of the Pyramid. The path to the top...
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why should i read the bible

Depending on your connection, staying in touch with people on the Internet either requires you to deliberately check your mailbox on regular intervals or to set up your system so that it notifies you verbally or visually that thereís a message in your in-box. When the icon appears or the alarm beeps, itís hard not to look.
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bible study b.a.s.i.c.s.

Bible study boils down to the following B.A.S.I.C. points:
BibleóIt may seem obvious, but itís still crucial to have a Bible open when you study. Itís helpful to have at least two different Bible versions opened to the same passage. Speakers and readers of the English language have a priceless gift...
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ďFor me, the greatest blessing of the NLT is how it opens up the meaning and impact of the Scriptures to people. I think it is a wonderful translation, and a gift to the Church.Ē

James Karsten
Grant Reformed Church
Grant, Michigan

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