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How to correctly interpret the Bible–A few more common-sense rules

In my last post I shared more than a dozen basic rules of Bible interpretation. Fifteen rules, to be exact. Anyone who carefully follows the rules will most likely come up with the correct interpretation of what the Bible says … Continue reading

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How to correctly interpret the Bible

If someone disagrees with my interpretation of the Bible and says “That’s your interpretation,” I simply respond, “It certainly is. Have you a better interpretation to offer?” There are some very straightforward, common sense “Rules of Interpretation” that are valid … Continue reading

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Private Interpretation–what does it really mean?

I have encountered a number of very sincere readers and lovers of the Bible who have been dissuaded from “interpreting” the Bible for themselves. A teacher or other source of religious authority has taught them that they must not engage … Continue reading

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