Christian leaders, be prepared to interpret and apply Scriptures with facility and confidence! "Getting the Message" is for doers, those who teach biblical truth week by week. Whether you read primarily to remind yourself of familiar principles, or to organize scattered events, or to prepare for a teaching ministry, remember that exegesis is a skill, and we grow in skills by practicing them. This book's chief innovation is that it presents the steps of interpretation in the order in which students of Scripture actually use them. Let this book help you in interpreting and applying the Bible.
Doriani summarizes the main principles for interpretation in a single, easily remembered acronym - CAPTOR.