Category Archives: Interpreting Scripture

What does it mean to read the Bible “literally”?

“It’s a waste of time to argue with fundamentalists. And this film doesn’t do it. It’s designed for intelligent people who are willing to change their mind. And of course, one film is not going to change religious life in America, but it will … Continue reading

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Never Use “to me” When Interpreting Scripture

“To me” may seem like an insignificant phrase, but look at this example from an interview in USA Today with star comedic actor Jim Carrey (emphasis added): “I discovered a new thing in the Lord’s Prayer that kind of hit me,” … Continue reading

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Conscience: Accuser and Defender

In explaining that everyone has the moral law within them, Paul says in Rom. 2:14-15 that the Gentiles are a law for themselves even though they don’t have the law (Scripture) “since they show that the requirements of the law … Continue reading

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