A Swedish Bible Inscription in Esthonia On a recent visit to Tallinn (formerly Reva! Instruct each person to go back over the passage on their own while being on the lookout for three things: A light bulb: This should be something that ‘shines’ from the passage—whatever impacts most, or draws attention. What?! How does this connect with the rest of the Bible? The answer might be in the content of the study passage, the context of the passage, in a cross-reference in the rest of the Bible, knowing about the culture, or in a commentary. The “Swedish method” of Bible Study Adapted from an example in: “Let’s Do Theology” (Laurie Green, Published by Mowbray, page 84) Question – what things don’t you understand? That’s right! Wow – What things stand out to you in this passage? – What things in the passage do you agree with?

Swedish Bible Study Method ... Good question-asking is a hallmark of solid Bible study. Bible Study: The Swedish Method Begin by praying, asking God to speak through his word. The “Cross” is looking at how the passage relates to Christ. Surprise – what things in the passage surprise you? In this site, you can read the Bible in a comfortable format, and use the tools provided to explore and understand the deeper meanings of stories you already know and love. ), capital of Esthonia, and now a part of the U.S.S.R., I happened to visit an old second-hand bookshop.

Then read a short Bible passage aloud (10-15 verses is ideal). Choose a book from the list on the left, or start reading one of the suggested stories below. Among the items for sale was a Swedish Bible, printed in Stockholm in I 8 I 6 by Samuel Rumstedt.