Nourish Your Soul with God’s Word

“People do not live by bread alone; rather, we live by every word that comes from the mouth of the LORD.” (Deuteronomy 8:3)

God’s Word is the bread our soul craves, but how do we access its life-giving nutrients? Chuck Swindoll “serves up his recipe” to your spiritual health in his book Searching the Scriptures: Find the Nourishment Your Soul Needs. Like a master chef, Chuck dons his apron and shares the tried-and-true techniques that he personally uses every day in his own study “kitchen.”

Chuck says that studying and sharing the Bible is a lot like cooking. First, you find the food. Then, you prepare the meal. And finally, you serve the feast! Learn how to follow Chuck's simple strategy to begin your own journey of Searching the Scriptures.

1. Find the Food

Learn how a passage fits into the story of the Bible. Enjoy this helpful overview on how to search the Scriptures.

2. Prepare the Meal

Learn the four essential methods of Bible study:

  • Observation
  • Interpretation
  • Correlation
  • Application

3. Serve the Feast

Once you’ve prepared a spiritually satisfying meal for yourself, find helpful ideas on how to serve it to others!

Bon Appétit

Chuck Swindoll chats with Rhome Dyck, who assisted Chuck in editing Chuck's book Searching the Scriptures. In this video, Chuck explains how they chose preparing a meal as an analogy for studying God's Word.