How to Get into the Life-Study Messages
2 Tim. 2:15 Being diligent to present yourself approved to God, an unashamed workman, cutting straight the word of the truth.
2 Tim. 1:13 Hold a pattern of the healthy words that you have heard from me, in the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.
1 Tim. 4:6 If you lay these things before the brothers, you will be a good minister of Christ Jesus, being nourished with the words of the faith and of the good teaching which you have closely followed.
Luke 8:15 But that which is in the good earth, these are those who in a noble and good heart hear the word and hold it fast and bear fruit with endurance.
Acts 17:11 Now these people were more noble than those in Thessalonica, for they received the word with all eagerness, examining the Scriptures daily to see whether these things were so.
Psalm 119:11 In my heart I have treasured up Your word that I might not sin against You.
Col. 3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom, teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to God.
I. The Attitude:
A. Diligence—2 Tim. 2:15a
B. Endurance—Luke 8:15; Rom. 15:4
C. Thoroughness—Acts 17:11; 2 Tim. 2:15b; 1 Tim. 4:6
II. The Method:
A. The focus – the central theme
B. The outline – the structure
C. The crucial points
III. The Way:
A. Study—Acts 17:11
B. Memorize—Psalm 119:11
C. Speak—Col. 3:16
IV. The Companions—Col. 3:16