Aug 5, 2023
In biblical interpretation, context is king. It is a significant key to interpreting the Scripture correctly.
The authoritative meaning of a biblical text resides in its context. Therefore, you must never take a text or verse out of its context to interpret it.
Instead, you must always allow the context of a text...
Jul 29, 2023
Every biblical text has only one authoritative meaning or interpretation, but it could have several applications.
The only authoritative meaning or interpretation of a text of the Scripture is the author's intended meaning—the text's original meaning in its original context.
How do you discover or determine the...
Jul 22, 2023
Every act of reading is also an act of interpretation.
You cannot read and understand the Bible without interpreting it.
A wrong interpretation of a biblical text will result in an incorrect application of the biblical text.
The goals of biblical interpretation are two-fold: to discover or determine the original...
Jul 15, 2023
The Bible was written in a particular human language, culture, and context.
The Bible has to be read within the particular language, culture, and context in which it was written to understand it properly.
There is a right and wrong way to approach and read the Bible.
What is the right way to approach and read the...
Jul 8, 2023
Understanding the Bible starts with reading and studying the Bible.
You cannot understand what the Bible says or means until you open the Bible to read and study.
However, there is a right and wrong way to read the Bible.
When is the right or best time to read and study the Bible?
Where is the best place to start...