What Are Some Possible Applications?
Application depends on the Scripture you are studying. Your application will come from the correct interpretation of the Scriptures you are reading, so to aid you in thinking about possible applications remember this little acronym: SPACE PETS—silly, yes but it will help you as you look for ways to apply what you are studying and learning to your daily life.
S - Is there a Sin to avoid, forsake, or confess?
P - Is there a Promise to believe and conditions to meet?
A - Is there an Attitude to change or an Action to take?
C - Is there a Command to keep?
E - Is there an Example to follow?
P - Is there a Prayer to pray or a Priority to change?
E - Is there an Error to mark?
T - Is there a Truth to meditate upon?
S - Is there a Specific thing to thank God for?
Andy Deane, Learn to Study the Bible: Forty Different Step-by-Step Methods to Help You Discover, Apply, and Enjoy God’s Word (Maitland, FL: Xulon Press, 2009), 36.