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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

The Pen

Interpretation is needed for the inserting of an explanatory word in some passages

Third, interpretation is needed for the inserting of an explanatory word in some passages. Thus in

“Thou art of purer eyes than to behold evil, and canst not look on iniquity” (Habakkuk 1:13). 313 more words

Arthur W. Pink

In your Bible study, are you an “Outie” or an “Innie”?

Regarding hermeneutics (Biblical interpretation), the more formal terms are “exegesis” (outie, getting out of the Scripture what is intended) and “eisegesis” (innie, twisting a verse to meet your own ends). 265 more words

Salem Bible Church

Interpretation is necessary in order that the proper meaning of a word be understood in each verse of scripture

Second, interpretation is necessary to prevent our being misled by the mere sound of words. How many have formed wrong conceptions from the language used in different verses through their failure to understand its sense. 604 more words

Arthur W. Pink

More examples of seeming contradictions

Again, “The Lord is far from the wicked” (Proverbs 15:29), yet in Acts 17:27, we are told He is “not far from every one of us”—words which were addressed to a heathen audience! 390 more words

Arthur W. Pink

What's with those "Gesis" brothers?

I had only known one of them, until this morning. My acquaintance with “Exe Gesis” began a few years ago when I learned the disquieting fact that English translations of God’s Word are slightly flawed. 175 more words

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