Read the passage every day for the entire month
Answer 8-10 questions in the study guide
Complete at least 1 of the “Searching the Context” questions, and at least one of the “Searching Deeper” questions added to the end of the study
Complete the steps for Level 1
Do a basic outline of the passage, noting only the broad divisions of content and labeling them.
List every term in the text that could be considered difficult or even somewhat unfamiliar, look it up in a trustworthy dictionary, such as Strong’s or Vine’s Hebrew and Greek Lexicons, and write out the definitions next to the appropriate terms. This will form a very helpful, working dictionary for you during the course of the study, as well as for future reference when using your own notes as resources for continued study of the passage.
Memorize at least 2 “suggested memory verses” from each chapter of the passage.
Attend the discussion meeting with those from your church. Offer some of the insight you have gained in your own studies and listen closely to the insights of others, jotting down additional notes of things learned from others through the course of the discussion.
Complete the steps for Level 1 and 2
Attempt an answer for every question on the study guide.
Have a regularly scheduled time with someone else where you discuss the passage, the study questions, and how the Lord is impacting your life because of it. This could be a friend, accountability partner, spouse, or your children.
Do a thorough outline of the passage, noting the broadest divisions of content and working down to the smallest divisions.
Memorize every “suggested memory verse” from each chapter of the passage.
Anyone who takes the time is more than capable of completing these studies at this level of intensity. Try it!