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BTI-5100.A. Hermeneutics: Step 4: The Bridge

An Introduction to helpful resources for BTI-5100.A.

Finding the Bridge - Five Critical Questions

"The Bridge" is where you begin to transition from the study of the passage to what you will teach and apply from the past world of the biblical period to the present world of the here and now. Here are five critical questions for every sermon to raise and answer.

  1. What does the text teach about God and His character and ways?
  2. What does this text teach about fallen humanity?
  3. How does this text point to Christ?
  4. What does God want my people to know?
  5. What does God want my people to do?