Discovery Study 1 Sample
Passage: Romans 3:21–31
1. What does this passage say about God?
I need to realize that everyone I meet can be saved, no matter who he or she is (verse 22). I need to look at everyone as savable.
4. Who can I tell?
Those I work out with at the club.
Step 1. Read a passage. A passage has an italicized heading. Some passages are short; some are long. Generally, there is more than one passage per chapter. Read the passage a few times. One way is to read it aloud and again silently.
Step 2. Retell the passage. As a group, without looking at the passage, try to summarize the main points. One way to recall the main points is to focus on a key word in each paragraph in the passage being studied. Keep adding to the first summary until the group is comfortable with a final version.
Step 3. Review the passage. Answer the four questions below. You may look at your Bible. Look at the passage by paragraphs if answers come slowly. Limit responses if there is an abundance of answers.
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