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The most essential qualification for understanding scripture is a mind illumined by the Spirit

Here, then, is the first and most essential qualification for understanding and interpreting the Scriptures, namely a mind illumined by the Holy Spirit. The need for this is fundamental and universal. 1,106 more words

Arthur W. Pink

What I Learned in Church Today: The Eisegesis of 1 Timothy 1:8-11

In church today, Pastor Randy preached on Deuteronomy 5 and 1 Timothy 1:8-11 but I want to preface this “meditation” by citing some of the notes from the Sunday school class, which taught on… 2,896 more words

There are multitudes of unregenerate religionists who are well versed in the letter of Scripture

Nor does the Holy Spirit’s teaching of the individual Christian by any means set aside or render him independent of making diligent and conscientious use of the ministry of the pulpit, for that is an important means appointed by God for the edifying of His people. 399 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Without the Spirit one is not lead and guided into all truth

Since the imagination of man, like all the other faculties of his moral being, is permeated and vitiated by sin, the ideas it suggests, even when pondering the Divine oracles, are prone to be mistaken and corrupt. 427 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Much Bible reading and Bible study of the last few years has been of no spiritual profit to those engaged in it

We will repeat here what we wrote in Studies in the Scriptures twenty years ago. “There is grave reason to believe that much Bible reading and Bible study of the last few years has been of no spiritual profit to those engaged in it. 196 more words

Arthur W. Pink

The Holy Spirit explains the meaning of certain words, yet they are unintelligible to the natural man

IN the previous chapter we sought to show the need for interpretation, that it devolves upon us to ascertain the import of what is meant by every sentence of Holy Writ. 427 more words

Arthur W. Pink

1 Kings 19 is one of the top three most abused, molested, eisegeted, twisted, and assumed verses in the entire Bible

But let me tell you how I REALLY feel.

 Then He said, “Go out, and stand on the mountain before the Lord.” And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; 12 and after the earthquake a fire,but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice”  1 Kings 19: 11-12. 1,244 more words

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