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 > > >
I am departing from today’s planned continuation of the Ten Commandment for a quick study on Bible Hermeneutics. I woke up this morning to a new follower of our blog, as is my custom I looked at their profile and some of their postings. One, in particular, caught my eye, it was entitled The “Bride … More Devotional Thought for Today – 11/06/21
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.
Philippians 2:13 AMP and RVR 1960 CONTEXT: Hudson Taylor was a missionary to China from the mid 1800’s until his death in 1905. His personal commitment to the mission was great, (some say too much so) as many of his family dies as a result. One thing Hudson new was nothing he did or accomplished … More Daily Devotional – Right Attitude
Y’all know me and if any Idiom applies ( Beating a Dead Horse) when it comes to the bible, it is CONTEXT. You cannot read a verse of Holy Scripture and say this is what it means without understanding the context in which it is written. This article, written for those in seminary, is still … More Practical Bible Study: Where to Begin
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?
Be Who You Are to Me, God Abner Chou | February 11, 2020 When reading the psalms, it is easy to read quickly over a word like “rock” and think little of it. We might think that this is just the common language of the day. But the psalmists were theologians, especially David. And packed into this … More Be Who You Are to Me, God
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
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.” It manifests itself in all fields of … More Are You Wearing Spectacles?
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