John 3:16 has been the most famous verse in the Bible for a long time. It’s familiarity might not breed contempt, but it might perhaps make one callous to its content and ignorant of its context. So, as we’ve done a few times already, let’s practise a more careful approach
Hermeneutics is simply a fancy word for describing how you interpret the Word of God. For example, some say everything has some secret hidden meaning—that is their hermeneutic. Others say that the words themselves, as used in context with the words around them give you the meaning of the verses—that
The God of the Bible is a God Who speaks – and Who speaks clearly. The Bible is like the sun that shines through the fog of our sinful minds and brings revelation from God to bear on our lives. Sadly though, if you look at how many different interpretations
One of the most theologically controversial passages in Scripture is Romans 9. This is not for lack of clarity in the chapter, for the flow of thought is rather straight-forward. Rather the controversy of the chapter relates to our struggle with some of the revelations God gives in Romans 9.
Psalm 112 is one of the “Fear of the LORD” Psalms. Take a moment to read Psalm 112 in your own Bible … … I’ll still be here when you are done … …. have you actually read it?? Then ask yourself what kind a person would write something like