Fresh Eyes Techniques

FRESH EYES ON FAMOUS BIBLE SAYINGS

CHAPTER 4: THE IMPORTANCE OF WELL-BUILT SEPTIC TANKS

 
MG - Magnifying Glass Techniques to help a reader carefully observe the details found in the text, immediate context and whole context of Scripture, so as to arrive at an accurate understanding of the meaning and significance of the passage before making any application or drawing any conclusions.
CL - Corrective Lenses Techniques to help you “rethink” or reconsider your own ideas or the conventional understanding and application of a particular passage.
VR - Virtual Reality Goggles Techniques to help you embellish the biblical text with historically, culturally and biblically accurate details to get an immersive view of the passage, or to help readers imagine scenarios and their implications if one or more of the details of the text were different.

Scrabble Time  (CL)

I’ve played enough Scrabble to know that it helps to rearrange the letters on your letter tray in all sorts of combinations. The physical act of scrambling the letters helps your mind to see new options. In the same way it helps to approach scripture asking the question, “How can I look at this phrase or word from different angles?” Another way to do this is to rearrange the order of the words in a familiar verse, or read the verse aloud but vocally emphasize a different word each time.