“What is the meaning of, “The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God’” (Psalm 14:1; 53:1)?”

Both Psalm 14:1 and Psalm 53:1 read, “The fool says in his heart, ‘There is no God.’” Some take these verses to mean that atheists are stupid, i.e., lacking intelligence. However, that is not the only meaning of the Hebrew word translated as “fool.” […] READ MORE > > >

How Do Christians Know When Their Understanding of Scriptural Teaching Needs to Change? Ten Questions to Consider.

I found this an interesting article. I agree with most of the author premise, if not his overall conclusion, in that the Word of God (at least for me) gives us a clear answer and warning Revelation 22:18-19 against changing the Word from the original intent/context. We should be very wary of changing our minds … More How Do Christians Know When Their Understanding of Scriptural Teaching Needs to Change? Ten Questions to Consider.

What is the Holy Spirit’s Role in Bible Study?

What is the Holy Spirit’s Role in Bible Study? Brad Klassen | February 25, 2020 The making and breaking of secret codes. Kids love it. Think of the invisible spy pen that writes messages in disappearing ink that can only be read with that nifty ultraviolet light gadget. Or the ever-popular coded messages. Only those with the … More What is the Holy Spirit’s Role in Bible Study?

Evangelical Syncretism: Submitting to Feminism

Evangelical Syncretism: Submitting to Feminism by Cameron Buettel – Monday, November 4, 2019 — The following blog post was originally published on February 19, 2015. —ed. It is no coincidence that the rise of feminism in the twentieth century paralleled an unprecedented push for female clergy in Western churches. With the shifting views and priorities of the culture, … More Evangelical Syncretism: Submitting to Feminism

Are You Wearing Spectacles?

Objectivity and the Interpretation of Scripture The Master’s Seminary Blog, BRAD KLASSEN | OCTOBER 01, 2019 Confirmation Bias. The Oxford Dictionary of Psychology defines it as “the tendency to test one’s beliefs or conjectures by seeking evidence that might confirm or verify them and to ignore evidence that might disconfirm or refute them.”[1] It manifests itself in all fields of … More Are You Wearing Spectacles?

Interpreting Scripture with Scripture – Reformation21 Blog

Posted August 20, 2018 @ 7:08 AM by Richard C. Barcellos We cannot properly interpret what God does, as He has recorded it for us in Scripture, unless we know something about the God who effects what is recorded for us in Scripture. In other words, there must be a hermeneutical (i.e. interpretive) dialogue between the text … More Interpreting Scripture with Scripture – Reformation21 Blog