Category Archives: How to Interpret the Bible Correctly

Daily Bible Nugget #608, Luke 19:10

The Nugget: Luke 19:10  For the Son of man is come to seek and to save that which was lost. (KJV) Luke 19:10 The Son of Man came to look for and to save people who are lost. (CEV) My … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #607, Luke 24:26

The Nugget: Luke 24:26  Ought not Christ to have suffered these things, and to enter into his glory? My Comment: I have encountered a number of individuals who do not believe that Jesus is the Messiah promised in the Old … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #603, Isaiah 8:20

The Nugget: Isaiah 8:20  To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them. My Comment: For those who read the Bible seriously, an interesting problem … Continue reading

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Daily Bible Nugget #591, 1 Timothy 4:12 Part 7

The Nugget: 1Ti 4:12  Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity. (KJV) 1Ti 4:12 Let no one make little of you … Continue reading

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Rule 3 How to Interpret the Bible Correctly John 3:5

The Nugget: Joh 3:5  Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God. (KJV) Joh 3:5 Jesus answered, “I tell you the … Continue reading

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Bible Interpretation Rule 3 another example

I think I learn more when I encounter a viewpoint I have not heard before. I hope you do too. This post is more controversial, but I think I can marshal enough evidence to both make and prove my point. … Continue reading

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Bible Interpretation Rule 3

3. When you come across figurative expressions in the Bible, look for the literal truth they are intended to convey or emphasize. There are many different figures of speech in the Bible. I have indexed nearly 200 different figures of … Continue reading

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Bible Interpretation Rule 2

2. Interpret literally unless the resulting interpretation is an absurdity, or in the case of the Bible, an interpretation out of harmony with and contradictory to the teaching found elsewhere in the Bible. But be very careful what you identify … Continue reading

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Bible Interpretation Rule 1

1. Interpret literally in all cases unless the text or context clearly demonstrates that other than a literal interpretation is required and intended by the author. This rule of interpretation holds true for just about everything you read or hear. … Continue reading

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