10 Steps to Enlarge Your Understanding of You/God/World.
- Read ALL the bible.
- Read with Joy & Meditation – don’t rush, meditate on it.
- Read the bible relationally – come to listen to and learn from the Father. Treat it as an act of love (not just knowledge).
- Read the bible in submission – let God cross your will.
- Interpret the bible IN CONTEXT – scripturally, linguistically, socio-culturally, etc.
- Interpret in community.
- Interpret coherently – work to reconcile misaligned verses and misunderstandings.
- Interpret the bible holistically.
- Do what the bible says!
- Teach the bible to others – make disciples.
Again, you can find this complete talk with presentation here.