Name: Date: Assignment 7: Due Date: May 16th Focus: “In and Behind the Text” Objective: To apply a specific method of interpretation to a selected text from Revelation – Part 1. In this and the next assignment, you will be practicing the “Interpretive Journey” as presented in Grasping God’s Word (pp. 19 -27 in the 2nd ed. and 39-49 in the 3rd ed.). For part 1 of this assignment, you should complete the following steps: - Read the text: Revelation 2:12-17or 2:18-29 or 3:14-22 Photocopy the text and make observations in the text (For examples, see pp. 55-56 in the 2nd ed. and pp. 79-80 in the 3rd ed.). Complete Step 1 – “Grasp Revelation 2:12-17or 2:18-29 or 3:14-22 in Their Town” (p. 22 in 2nd ed. and p. 42 in 3rd ed.) Complete Step 2 – “Measure the Width of the River to Cross” (pp. 22-23 in 2nd ed. and pp. 42-43 in 3rd ed.) *** When you turn in your assignment, please turn in a photocopy of your work as you will need the original to complete the assignment for the coming week.