Examples of Improper Interpretation One of the foundational aspects of Christian growth is to study the Bible. Fundamental to following Christ is understanding and obeying His commandments. As you traverse this path, you are going to need to read His Word to grasp what His commandments are in the first place! Knowing how to properly interpret and comprehend the Bible is … [Read more...] about How Do We Properly Interpret Scripture?
Foundational Worldview Commitments When we discuss an ultimate authority, we are really talking about the final standard in your worldview. As a Bible-believing Christian, the Scripture (66-books from Genesis-Revelation) is my ultimate authority. Now, at this point, I must already stop from my main thrust and give a point of clarification. I don't think anyone could … [Read more...] about Why I Believe The Bible: Let’s Discuss Ultimate Authority
The Definition of Canon and Some Criticisms The term “canon” references those books identified and received by the church as being part of Holy Scripture.1 Luke’s Gospel was known and received to be Scripture as early as the writing of the Apostle Paul in the fifth chapter of the eighteenth verse in his first letter to Timothy. Early church fathers such as Clement of … [Read more...] about Thinking About The Canon of Scripture
Studying The Word As a pastor, and as someone who overall just enjoys Scripture and theology, I find myself in many fascinating conversations. One interesting question is when people ask how to study a book of the Bible or when they begin to inquire as to my personal study routine. Therefore, I thought I would write this article as a resource to give insight into these … [Read more...] about How To Study Scripture