Welcome back to the Discipleship blog series. If you haven’t read the previous posts, you can find them here.
Last weeks post was about Spiritual Breathing. We breathe in when we interact with God in His word and we breathe out when we obey what we learn and share it with others. But how do we interact with God in His word? What does that look like?
Jesus said -- “make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit and teaching them to obey all I that I commanded…”
If every follower of Jesus is going to obey all that Jesus commanded, then they need to know what Jesus commands.
The Great Commandment and The Great Commission are a great summary of what God has to say to us, but if a follower is going to grow into the full measure of what God created them to be, then they need to know and obey even more.
The SOAPS Bible Study is a method of interacting with God in His word with a view to obedience; or being doers of the word and not simply hearers.
SOAPS stands for
It’s a simple way to learn and remember an effective Bible study method that any follower of Jesus can use. Let’s look at each section a little more.
When you read or listen to the Bible:
So let’s put SOAPS to work:
Try the SOAPS Bible Study and post it to social media with the hashtag #soapsbiblestudy