1) Meditate – Encounter God through the text

     – Soak it into your mind, read it over and over, out loud, to others, etc

     – How can I worship the Father through the text?

     – Where is Jesus in the text?

     – What is the Spirit saying to me with this text?

     – What do I need to repent of with this text in mind?

2) Exegesis

     – Context (sentence, chapter, book, covenant, Bible)

     – Observations (words, themes, form, structure)

     – Meaning (theology, author’s intent)

     – Application (So what?)

3) Repeat

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