Bible: Textual Analysis

Decent Essays
I- What is the original meaning of the passage in the past.
A- 1) What is the background of the text ; 2) textual Analysis- what is the original meaning of the text; 3) Source evaluation- who writes the text; 8) Historical assessment: setting, conditions, and circumstances; 4) Identify the nature of the text (Literary; Narrative; Rhetorical.)
B- Locate the meaning of the Text; the social. Historicaland the cultural context or meaning is found in the text itself

II- Establish the connection of the passage to the present generation. 1) Similarities 2) Differences 3) Advantages 4) Disadvantages 5) Promises to keep 6) Any Command or Instructions to be obeyed 7) Warning to watch carefully
III- Bible passage contextualization (culture, customs
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However, based on my experience, an effective Bible interpretation not only tells what the passage mean but it should be able to satisfy the spiritual needs of the people to make them desire God more in their lives. My Bible interpretational method varies because I normally consider my audience spiritual needs, interests and weaknesses to get their attention to listen to God’s truth and benefit from what they will discover about God.

6. How was the Bible usually viewed in your childhood home? If applicable, how did your parents interpret the Bible? Do you interpret the Bible in the same way as they did? If not, what has changed and why? How do you feel about differences in Bible understanding between yourself and others in your family currently?
When I was younger, I did not know the Bible because my mother used to read and pray with using the Roman Catholic guide booklets. So, when I became a Christian, I just read through it and derive my understanding as the passage revealed the meaning in a practical sense and then apply them to my life and circumstances. But my seminary education contributed much to enrich my understanding of the Bible messages following the proper method of
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