Category Archives: How to Interpret the Bible Correctly

Daily Bible Nugget #642, John 7:52

The Nugget: John 7:52  They answered and said unto him, Art thou also of Galilee? Search, and look: for out of Galilee ariseth no prophet. My Comment: I suspect that very few who read John 7:52 posted above will see … Continue reading

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Figures of Speech in the Bible

Where to learn the meaning of all the figures of speech in the Bible.   The New Treasury of Scripture Knowledge Figure of Speech Index lists all the figures of speech in the Bible. In this index the figures are … Continue reading

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Does Isaiah 9:6 contradict Matthew 10:34?

An atheist’s challenge: Contradiction 101 “Bring PEACE or War?” Isa 9:6  For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, … Continue reading

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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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