Growth Group Homework
For the week of October 8, 2017
This week at growth group meetings, we will practice how to observe a passage of scripture. Use the observation worksheet below to observe 2Timothy 1.
GROWTH GROUP DISCUSSION - OBSERVATION WORKSHEET
Read 2 Timothy 1:1-18 and write down your observations.
If you decide to put a jigsaw puzzle together, where do you start? Which pieces do you look for first? The four corners of course because they are obvious or easy to identify its straight edge. Similarly, in observation of the chapter start with the obvious: people, places and events.
Observe the obvious
Look for keywords or phrases (repeated words or phrases)
Words of contrast ____________________________________
Words of comparisons________________________________
Terms of conclusion __________________________________
Expression of time ___________________________________
Figures of speech ____________________________________
Determine the paragraph themes (summary statements)
Example, “Greetings” is the summary statement for verses 1-2
Determine the chapter theme (summary statement)
Using the chapter and paragraph themes what is the context of chapter one of 2nd Timothy? ___________________________________________________