Greek like Swinging a Bat — Personal Tips and Goals to Read Greek

Wilhite hits a home run with this post on gaining proficiency in reading the Greek New Testament. Discipline, hard work, and consistency are key.

Doctrinae Coram Deo

UnknownDuring my entire adolescent years, baseball was my life. In high school, I vividly remember blisters forming on the middle part of my hand as I gripped the bat once more. The hitting tee was barely a foot and a half in front of me and my energy just drained. There was another time, my back locked up for a week because of how much time I spent in the batting cage.

There was something in me that needed to perfect my swing, how I visualize the ball, the spin of the threads, and more. But even as I wanted to give up time and time again, I had my dad’s voice echoing in my head:

It takes a 1,000 right swings to undo your bad habits

My good friend, Tavis, wrote a series of blogs on “Greek like a violin.” In this, he used a metaphor of learning Greek much like…

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