Fresh Eyes Techniques

FRESH EYES ON FAMOUS BIBLE SAYINGS

CHAPTER 9: A BIG "IF"

 
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.

Fervent Seeking  (CL)

Perhaps the easiest to describe but hardest to teach Fresh Eyes technique is the Fervent Seeking techniqueAll spiritual insight comes as a gift of revelation from God, usuallyin combination with our searching the Scriptures. However, some Bible passages leave us puzzled, because we are not sure how to take them even after our best study efforts. In those cases, our only hope for fresh eyes is based not on our effort to study the Word of God but on our waiting for a word from God.