Fresh Eyes Techniques

FRESH EYES ON JESUS' PARABLES

CHAPTER 3: WHERE SHOULD THE EMPHASIS GO?

 
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.

Find the Trigger  (MG)

The long-running game show Jeopardy is based on contestants reading an answer and trying to figure out what question triggered that answer. In life every action, thought, emotion and statement has some circumstance that triggers it. The same true of Bible passages and their contents. Look for what triggered everything you read.