New Testament Bible Study Assignment Instructions
As you have seen throughout our Gospel readings and The Inquisitive Christ, questions fill the pages of the New Testament. Questions honor our need to think, explore, and discover as students. Throughout the four Gospel accounts, Jesus himself asked over 300 hundred recorded questions. For this assignment, each of the three topic options includes an inquiry asked in the Gospel narrative by Jesus to be explored by the student. You will demonstrate correct use of the hermeneutical method in order to properly study and understand your passage, applying the various steps using the technique of observation, interpretation, correlation, and application. You will also relate the particular passage to the redemptive narrative of the scriptures. Using the provided template, fill in the different components of your major points with original content and scholarly support. Begin with your document from the Bible Study Preparation Assignment, copying the template into this document.
Passage Options: Matthew 15:32-39; John 5:1-17; John 14:1-12
Length of assignment: Use provided template outline
Number of citations: Approximately two per section (Observation, Interpretation, Correlation, and Application)
Acceptable sources: The course texts The Inquisitive Christ and Everyday Bible Study, as well as at least three (3) additional scholarly sources.
Note: Your assignment will be checked for originality via the SafeAssign plagiarism tool.