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Guest Post – Discover Treasures in Greek & Hebrew Without Prior Training


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When I study a passage to preach or teach one step always involves language study. This should always follow two of the first steps in inductive Bible study after prayer. Go over the passage in a few different ways including:

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Quick Tip – Sentence Diagramming


Teachers will diagram a passage to help them see the relationship of ideas in their text. Wayne McDill calls this “diagramming the text structure” in The 12 Essential Skills for Great Preaching. Haddon Robinson calls it a “mechanical layout or diagram” in Biblical Preaching. Both books are available in WORDsearch format. Read them both for more information.

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