Example – Lesson FUT004– Small Group Bible Study on Heaven
Look up the following Scriptures. When reading these verses
ask yourself the following questions:
- Who is talking/writing?
- Who is the audience?
- What do these verses have to say about our main topic?
Read the following article that relates to our topical Bible
Heaven to Seek
By Bob Deffinbaugh
Let us seek to
be heavenly minded, to pursue the kingdom of God and to pray for
its coming. Let us also seek to be faithful in the present, serving
in society as salt and light, and striving to lead others to Him
Who is Life and Peace and Blessing. And let us persevere in our
trials, knowing that our faithfulness will be rewarded. Read
For Optimal Learning and Comprehension, Print the article and grab
you read the article, highlight the sentences, statements or paragraphs
that you find most profound, confusing, revolutionary, fundamental
or inspiring. Mark each highlight with the reason you choose
it. Use the corresponding word or letter. P
= Profound , C = Confusing , R
= Revolutionary , F = Fundamental
, I = Inspiring.
you have done this for the entire article, force yourself to narrow
your favorite sentences, statements or paragraphs down to your
top 5. Then top 3. Then 1. This will prepare you for in-depth
only will this technique improve overall reading comprehension,
but will act as a discussion outline for your small group. This
method also provides a jump start if you choose to do a written
summary of the article.