Understanding God's Word Workbook

By Jon Nielson

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The Companion Workbook to Jon Nielson’s Understanding God’s Word, an Accessible Guide to Biblical Interpretation

In his book Understanding God’s Word, pastor Jon Nielson makes biblical interpretation clear, meaningful, and practical for those looking for a highly accessible guide to studying God’s word. Part of the Theology Basics series, this companion workbook walks through each of the book’s 7 chapters, helping Christians read Scripture carefully and in context, identify its core themes and main points, discover Christ in each passage, and respond faithfully within their own lives. 

The Understanding God’s Word Workbook provides readers an opportunity to further interact with the text through Scripture passages, discussion questions, and review sections from the book, inviting them to pray, meditate on, and apply what they have learned. Designed to be used in conjunction with the book, this workbook is perfect for individual meditation or group study. 

  • Clear Language and Easy-to-Follow Methods: Ideal for new Christians, students, or anyone wanting a highly accessible guide to biblical interpretation; perfect for individual or group study
  • Part of the Theology Basics Series: A collection of books, videos, and workbooks to introduce students to systematic theology, biblical theology, and biblical interpretation 
  • Companion Book and Video Series Sold Separately: Invites further interaction with the text to integrate study with application


Jon Nielson

Jon Nielson (DMin, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School) serves as the senior pastor of Christ Presbyterian Church of Wheaton in Wheaton, Illinois. He is coeditor of the book Gospel-Centered Youth Ministry and author of the Theology Basics series. He and his wife, Jeanne, have four children.

Product Details

Format: Layflat
Page Count: 112
Size: 7.375 in x 9.25 in
Weight: 8.0 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-8747-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-8747-4
ISBN-UPC: 9781433587474
Published: February 11, 2025

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Bible Study
Chapter 2: The Context Tool
Chapter 3: The Courtroom Tool
Chapter 4: The Crux Tool
Chapter 5: The Construction Tool
Chapter 6: The Clarity Tool
Chapter 7: The Cross Tool