Category Archives: Bible interpretation

AT EASE

The prophet who denied he was a prophet was Amos.  He said of himself that he was neither a prophet or the son of a prophet but he was a man who dressed Sycamore trees.  But God called him and … Continue reading

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JUST AS IT IS WRITTEN

Time and again Matthew especially records Jesus saying of something he was teaching or doing that it is “Just as it is written.”  In Matthew 26 there are several such instances that I want to focus on in this article. … Continue reading

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FOLLOW THEIR TEACHING BUT NOT THE TEACHERS

We’ve been looking at the theme of how Jesus interpreted Scripture to learn how we ought to interpret Scripture in our own time.  Obviously, Jesus correctly handled any aspect of Scripture that he dealt with since he was God in … Continue reading

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THE JESUS WAY OF BIBLE INTERPRETATION

I hope you’ve had the chance to follow the discussion through all the articles.  Today I want to focus on Matthew 22.  There are three things in this chapter that I think say a lot about Jesus and how he … Continue reading

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HOW JESUS INTERPRETED OLD TESTAMENT SCRIPTURE

In this series of studies we’ve been looking at Jesus and how he interpreted the Old Testament Scriptures.  So far we have focused almost exclusively on things in the Gospel of Matthew because Matthew is the one who most often … Continue reading

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LEARNING TO INTERPRET SCRIPTURE FROM JESUS

We’ve been looking at the topic of Biblical interpretation for several articles now and I would encourage anyone to read the earlier ones before this one.  With so much being said on the subject of how to interpret Scripture it … Continue reading

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JESUS INTERPRETS SCRIPTURE

We’ve been looking at how Jesus interpreted Scripture with view to how we ought to interpret God’s word in our own lives.  Since Jesus is our pattern for living and came to give us a clear exposition of the Father … Continue reading

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