When meditating on a verse of Scripture
When meditating on a verse of Scripture,
Ask the Philippians 4:8 questions:
What is true about this, or what truth does it exemplify?
What is honorable about this?
What is right about this?
What is pure about this, or how does it exemplify purity?
What is lovely about this?
What is admirable, commendable, or reputable about this?
What is excellent about this (in other words, excels other of this kind)?
What is praiseworthy about this?
Ask the Joseph Hall questions:
What is it (define and/or describe what it is) you are meditating upon?
What are its divisions or parts?
What causes it?
What does it cause, that is, what are its fruits and effects?
What is its place, location, or use?
What are its qualities and attachments?
What is contrary to, contradictory of, or different from it?
What compares to it?
What are its titles or names?
What are the testimonies of examples of Scripture about it?