In his book “Selections”, John Winn, the nationally recognized pastor, mentor, spiritual journey guide offers a model for scripture study that I wish to introduce to you today. John is mentor Emeritus of the Center for Pastoral Excellence of the Louisiana Conference of the United Methodist Church.
- Read and Ponder each passage.
- Write the words that leap out to you.
- Meet the challenge to write a prayer using all the words you selected.
- Then select a phrase or sentence from the passage that grabs your attention.
- Write several personal I BELIEVE statements about each passage.
(Try not to let my examples get in your way.)