Posts with the tag “interpreting-scripture”
3rd Principle of Interpretation
by Dana Speth on November 17th, 2019
Have you ever run across a section of Scripture that seems very hard to understand? How can you gain understanding on something in the Bible that is not clear or needs more explanation? As we move onto the next Principle of Interpretation, we find out our answer: Scripture Interprets Scripture.
2nd Principle of Interpretation
by Dana Speth on October 27th, 2019
Here we are, back into how we can better read the Bible! The first Principle of Interpretation that I covered was: Context. The next Principle of Interpretation is a spin-off of context. The second Principle of Interpretation is this: Stick with the Plain Meaning of the Text, Unless Context says Otherwise. To shorten it, I will say: Plain and Simple.
1st Principle of Interpretation
by Dana Speth on October 6th, 2019
I once read a story of a Calendar that had a Bible verse written on it each day. As you turned the Calendar, each day gave you a new, inspirational Bible verse. One day the Calendar had the following verse on it, “I will give you everything if you fall down and worship me.” Matthew 4:9 Sounds good right?
Principles of Interpretation
by Dana Speth on September 8th, 2019
We are told in Luke 10:26, the Parable of the Good Samaritan, that a lawyer (someone who was well versed in the Old Testament laws and rituals) stands up to ask Jesus this question. Christ’s response instead asks a question that we also must answer. “How do you read it?”