Bible Study

How to study the Bible?

How do I practically study the Bible?

The following videos explain the SOAP acronym and make things simple and straightforward for connecting with God through his word.


  • What am I studying?


  • What does it say?


  • What does it mean?


  • What am I going to do about it?


  • Continue the conversation with God


2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NIV) All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.

Related scriptures:

  • Ephesians 6:17 & Hebrews 4:12
  • Psalm 119:105
  • James 1:22 & Matthew 7:24-27

Discussion Questions:

What is "scripture"? When we read it, what weight does it have?

What is scripture useful for? How does this play out practically?

How do I study scripture? What personal habits do I need to set to study it?