'The Spirit of God uses the Word of God to make us like the Son of God.'---Rick Warren in The Purpose Driven Life You were created to become like Christ. This is one of the five God-ordained purposes for your life described in The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren, and it's why studying the Bible is so important. The Bible's truths will transform you, aligning you with the character and ways of Jesus as you encounter him in the Scriptures. This easy-to-understand book shows you how to study the Bible Rick Warren's way. It gives you not just one, but twelve methods for exploring the riches of God's Word. At least one of them is exactly what you're looking for---an approach that's right for you, right where you're at. Simple step-by-step instructions guide you through the how-tos of the following methods: * Devotional * Chapter Summary * Character Quality * Thematic* Biographical * Topical * Word Study * Book Background * Book Survey* Chapter Analysis * Book Synthesis * Verse Analysis Thousands of individuals, small groups, churches, and seminary classes have used this practical manual to unlock the wonderful truths of Scripture. You can too. Written by America's pastor, Rick Warren, Rick Warren's Bible Study Methods will help you develop a customized approach to studying, understanding, and applying the Bible.