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  1. Overview of Small Groups
  2. The Basic Structure of a Small Group Bible Study
  3. Teaching
  4. Application
  5. Sharing
  6. Touch
  7. Extra
  8. In Summary

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The purpose of application is to help group members identify personally with the main point. Without personal application, the study never goes beyond the dissemination of facts and information. Application should be taking place throughout the entire study!

The leader may facilitate application by:

The commonality of all three points is an emphasis on faith rather than knowledge, of how Scripture is changing our heart more than our mind.

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