Scriptures Alive! - How to Study the Bible

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Take the mystery out of Bible study with this guide to Inductive Bible Study - observation, correlation, interpretation, application. Combines instruction and exercises to build your competence and confidence in Bible study. A creative new approach to maximize your effectiveness in Bible study. An excellent tool for small group Bible study and discussion.

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About Jim Battle

Jim Battle is an engineering graduate of Virginia Tech and holds a Master of Theology from Dallas Theological Seminary. He works in the computer field. He and his wife, Faith, live in Northern Virginia and have two adult children. Jim has served on the Board of Elders of McLean Bible Church for many years.

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Review by: Allan McCullough on April 07, 2011 :
To many, the Bible is an out-of-touch book that we force ourselves to read because it is a "spiritual-discipline." However, when one, guided by the Holy Spirit, can have the Scriptures come alive, it know longer feels like an obligation but rather a privilege to interact with the Word of God. Jim Battle's Scriptures Alive is an incredible method to begin to understand the Bible in a practical and relevant way. I highly recommend it!

Allan McCullough
Pastor of the Gathering
McLean Bible Church
(reviewed long after purchase)

Review by: Mary Bonney on Feb. 21, 2011 : (no rating)
God has instructed us to meditate on His Word, not just read it; Scriptures Alive provides invaluable tools for doing just that. The questions Jim puts forth teach how to practically apply God's Word to our lives. The format is conducive to personal meditation as well as group Bible studies. I have benefited greatly from it, and highly recommend it!
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: David and Claudia Arp on Jan. 28, 2011 :
At Last practical help! Volumes have been written about how to study the Bible, but for most of us it is still a daunting task. Jim Battle has developed a wonderful, practical way to do serious Bible study that grew out of his own personal trial and error efforts and frustrations. Scriptures Alive is a step-by-step guide that helps the rest of us actually do Bible study and enjoy the process.

David H. Arp, Creator of the 10 Great Dates series; Co-Author of 10 Great Dates to Grow Together Spiritually.
(reviewed within a month of purchase)

Review by: Dale Conkel on Jan. 27, 2011 :
I have been looking for a way to study the bible for years where I would not just read it but absorb it into my very spirit. The way Jim makes reading the bible fun and interesting makes this very possible. Thanks Jim for being led by the Holy Spirit and writing this God breathed method.
(reviewed within a week of purchase)

Review by: Chuck Harris on Jan. 17, 2011 :
Congratulations Jim!!! This work finds a great balance between brevity and completeness while fulfilling the purpose captured in its title, “Scriptures Alive.” I enjoyed the explanation regarding the power of the scriptures and its ability to grow us individually like no other source due to it supernatural origin and ability to tap into our unique set of experiences, training, environment, etc. I would recommend this for any Bible Study group looking for a deeper walk with the Lord and a well thought out path toward this end.

Chuck Harris
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Jimmy Mitchell on Jan. 15, 2011 : (no rating)
Jim Battle understands the need to study God's Word in our fast-paced, time-crunched culture. In “Scripture Alive”, he provides us with easy-to-use tools that when applied a few minutes a day enables the user to draw meaning, understanding and application from the Bible. The user will find great value in its use. I strongly recommend it..

Jimmy R. Mitchell
Elder, McLean Bible Church
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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