It does no good to understand the text if we do not take time to understand how to apply it. In fact, if you cannot understand how to apply the text, you don't truly have a complete understanding of it.
In this episode you'll hear several questions to ask to find the Purpose Bridge. The Purpose Bridge bridges the gap between Bible study and application. Your motives are highlited here, and a purpose is discovered.
In this episode you will hear several different possible purposes for using the text of Mark 2:13-17 to help others. It will help you identify how people feel about people caught in sin, and what we can do to help them learn to see people in a better light.
In studying Mark 2:1-12, the idea is to develop it into some kind of study to help yourself and/or others. This account of the four men lower their paralytic friend through the roof of Peter's house reveals important information about the true nature of our reality.
One of the challenges of Bible study is taking the text and making adequate application to life. We sometimes miss great lessons because we are not intentional in application. Going through the process of creating a purpose bridge is a great way to allow the Word to shape us...