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Those who covet originality, and have a penchant for bringing out something new or startling, without regard to the analogy of faith, are sure to err

To say that all our interpretations must conform strictly to the Analogy of Faith may sound very simple and obvious, yet it is surprising to find how many not only unskilled but experienced men depart therefrom. 175 more words

Arthur W. Pink

The exposition made of any verse must be in agreement with the Analogy of Faith

The exposition made of any verse in Holy Writ must be in entire agreement with the Analogy of Faith, or that system of truth which God has made known unto His people. 162 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Example 5-Of how the Old Testament is cited in the New

In Galatians 4:24, the inspired pen of Paul informs us that certain domestic incidents in the household of Abraham “are in allegory,” that Hagar and Sarah represented “the two covenants,” and that their sons prefigured the kind of worshippers those covenants were fitted to produce. 242 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Example 4-Of how the Old Testament is cited in the New

In Romans 10:18, more than a hint is given of the profound depths of God’s Word and the wide breadth of its application. “But I say, Have they not heard ? 186 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Enough with the Eisegesis

Gentle Reader,

I couldn’t sleep on Saturday night. Chris was snoring. Like a freight train. I kicked him. Nudged him. Smacked him.

Nothing.

I finally got out of bed at 1:30 a.m. 657 more words

Life

Example 3-Of how the Old Testament is cited in the New

In Romans 4:11-18, we have a remarkable example of apostolic reasoning from two short passages in Genesis, wherein God made promise unto Abraham that he should be a father of many nations (17:5) and that in his seed should all the nations of the earth be blessed (22:18). 390 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Word of the day

Eisegesis – A faulty interpretation of a text caused by reading into it one’s own ideas and/or imposing on it one’s own bias.

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