JT rules for Bible study
Rules for Bible Study
First: In any doctrine taught by types or shadows, the
anti-type must always correspond with the type, and the shadow with the
Second: In studying the Scriptures, consider that the
New Testament is a commentary on the Old.
Third: Never be afraid of results to which you may be
driven by your investigations, as this will inevitably bias your mind and
disqualify you to arrive at ultimate truth.
Fourth: Investigate everything you believe - if it is
the truth it cannot be injured thereby; if error, the sooner it is correct the
Fifth: Pursue this course with as much independence as
if you were the only one concerned.
Sixth: Rely on no authority less than divine in so
momentous an undertaking.
PROVE ALL THINGS: HOLD FAST TO THAT WHICH IS GOOD.