Binmin Podcast Ep. 40: Bible Reading | Spiritual Disciplines 101

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19 mins 50 sec

Bible intake consists of hearing, reading, studying, memorizing, meditating, and applying God’s word. We discuss & explain how to be successful in each method.

 

0:00 – INTRO. *RECOMMENDED RESOURCE DR. DONALD WHITNEY – SPIRITUAL DISCIPLINES FOR THE CHRISTIAN LIFE:

www.tinyurl.com/donaldwhitneybook

 

1:13 – JESUS PRAYED IN JOHN 17:17, “SANCTIFY THEM BY THE TRUTH; YOUR WORD IS TRUTH.” THE CENTRAL MESSAGE OF THE BIBLE IS THE GOSPEL.

 

2:40 – DR. WHITNEY’S 6 WAYS FOR BIBLE INTAKE:

  1. HEARING
  2. READING
  3. STUDYING
  4. MEMORIZING
  5. MEDITATING
  6. APPLYING

THE PURPOSE OF BIBLE INTAKE IS THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHRISTLIKENESS

 

5:11 – 1. HEARING THE BIBLE (LUKE 11:28)

 

6:14 – 2. READING THE BIBLE (2 TIM. 3:16)

 

7:15 – 3. STUDYING THE BIBLE

 

CAN USE THE “C.I.A. METHOD” IN PODCAST EPISODES 1A & 1B

https://binmin.org/podcasts/binmin-podcast-ep-1a-what-is-bible-knowledge-part-1-of-2/

https://binmin.org/podcasts/binmin-podcast-ep-1b-what-is-bible-knowledge-part-2-of-2/

 

9:29 – 4. MEMORIZING THE BIBLE: Supplies spiritual power, strengthens our own faith, makes you ready to share, provides spiritual guidance, allows you to meditate anytime

 

12:36 – 5. MEDITATING ON THE BIBLE: fills our mind with God’s truth. Take a word or phrase and meditate on it: don’t rush through.

 

15:21 – 6. APPLYING THE BIBLE (John 13:17)

 

16:31 – SO WHAT? GRATITUDE TO GOD FOR JESUS AND THE BIBLE

 

17:31 – “WHAT’S YOUR NEXT STEP?” MEMORIZE A VERSE. Psalm 119:105 – “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” (Extra Credit: Read Psalm 119!)

 

18:52 – THANK YOU & WRAP UP

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