Comprehension: Understanding What Scripture Says (Women of the Word Episode 5)

This article is part of the Women of the Word: How to Study the Bible with Jen Wilkin series.

Comprehending Scripture

In this week’s episode, Jen Wilkin discusses the first of three steps in the Bible study process—comprehension. She walks through how this underappreciated step is a key building block to studying the Bible well.

Women of the Word

Jen Wilkin

This best-selling book offers practical guidance and helpful tips for women who want to go deeper in their study of the Bible and learn how to teach others to do the same.

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Topics Addressed in This Interview

00:00 - What Is Comprehension?
03:29 - What Does Comprehension Practically Look Like?
05:33 - Practicing Comprehension with Examples
13:58 - Using a Dictionary to Aid Comprehension
15:50 - What Are the Pitfalls Surrounding Comprehension?
22:00 - Other Tips and Tools to Help with Comprehension

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