- Who is speaking?
- Who is this about?
- Who else is involved?
- To whom is this written or spoken?
- For whom are the instructions or warnings given?
- What happened?
- What is the subject?
- What facts or instructions are given?
Try questioning this passage from Exodus 14 (one of my favorites) or try it on your own study text this week. Let me know what insights you gain.
(v.13) And Moses said to the people, “Do not be afraid. Stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which He will accomplish for you today. For the Egyptians whom you see today, you shall see again no more forever. (v.14) The Lord will fight for you, and you shall hold your peace.” (v.15) And the Lord said to Moses, “Why do you cry to Me? Tell the children of Israel to go forward.