This comprehensive, conversational book is for anyone who wants to understand and apply the Bible and the New Testament in particular in a responsible, well-informed, and God- glorifying way. Naselli is an able guide, walking readers through a carefully field-tested twelve-stage interpretive process that pastors, scholars, teachers, and laypeople can use with benefit. Move from genre to textual criticism, take Greek grammar and literary context into account, and journey through the passage all the way to practical application. Learn how to track an author's thought- flow, grasp the text's message, and apply the ancient Word in this modern world, all in light of Christ's redeeming work. Go further in your studies using the extensive recommended resources for every step of the way. With engaging illustrations and practical answers at their fingertips, readers will master the skills needed to deepen understanding and shape theology with confidence and wisdom.