Category Archives: Hermeneutics

Before we apply the Bible to life

Before asking “What does the Bible mean to you?” ask, “What does the Bible mean in what it says?” Continue reading

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Christ is the end of the Law

How do believers in Christ relate to the Old Testament Law? Continue reading

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Seven Guidelines for understanding Old Testament laws

Have you ever heard someone ridicule the Bible based on strange laws from the Old Testament? How should you respond? Seven things should be understood about Old Testament Law. The laws in the Old Testament were not given for the … Continue reading

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Should we obey OT law?

Are believers today under the Old Testament law? Continue reading

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How to study the Bible

The five basic steps of Bible study will keep you on the right track in understanding and applying the Bible. Continue reading

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Seven guidelines for understanding the Old Testament

The laws revealed in the Old Testament were not originally given for us to follow today as God’s will for our lives. Those who follow the Bible should not quote laws directed to Israel as if they are God’s will for people today unless verified in the New Testament. Continue reading

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10 Methods of Bible Study

The Bible is a rich treasure to be explored! Here are ten ways to dig into this great treasure. Continue reading

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Pursuing wisdom in Proverbs

If you desire to continue to study the book of proverbs, follow the links below to previous posts. Continue reading

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Have we misunderstood sowing and reaping?

Is there a purpose to these words (In the context of the book of Galatians) that has been largely overlooked?
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When pastors study scripture

I find it invigorating when I hear a sermon based on a combination of thorough biblical exegesis, theological maturity and perceptive contemporary application. But I am sadly reticent to believe that messages of this kind are easily found in our Churches. Continue reading

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