APPLYING BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES INSTRUCTIONS AND TEMPLATE PRTH 172
|In Module/Week 7, we are going to practice discerning biblical principles from Bible texts and then making practical applications of those principles in contemporary life. We are going to make our first foray into using the Interpretive Journey.|
|Read Jeremiah 29:11, then read the surrounding context. (It will be easier to limit the “after” context to through verse 14, though a full an proper treatment would carry it further)|
|Submit the Biblical Principles template by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday of Module/Week 7.|
|APPLYING BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES TO JEREMIAH 29:11|
|What did the verse mean to them then?
Note who the hearers were, where they were, and how they got there. Summarize the original situation and the meaning of the text for the original audience.
|How is our situation different for us now from them then?|
|What is the abiding theological principle for them and us in Jer. 29:11?|
|How is this different from how we hear the verse applied today?|
|How should we apply the verse today?|