Verse Mapping is breaking down a verse to understand the meaning. Example: John 8:12 "Jesus said, 'I am the Light of the world' Jesus - God's only Son Light - Something that makes things visible. Provide illumination. World - The earth and all the people on the earth In my own words - Jesus, the Son of God, said He makes things visible to the people of the earth. He provides illumination to people. When we aren't sure of where to go or what to do Jesus shines the way and helps us out.
Soap Bible Study Method is: Scripture - Observation-Application- Prayer Example: Scripture: John 8:12 "Jesus said , 'I am the Light of the World' Observation - Jesus is the light that shines and shows us the path to take. He lights our way when things are dark and confusing. Application - When I am not sure what to do I can pray and ask Jesus to show me the way to go and what I am suppose to do. Prayer - Dear Jesus, Sometimes life is more that I can understand. When times get overwhelming and confusing help me remember to look to You and see where Your light is shining and the path You are wanting me to take. Amen