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Many injunctions in Scripture are expressed in an absolute form, yet are to be understood relatively, example 2

We are not to conclude from the terms of Luke 14:12, 13, that it is wrong for us to invite our friends and relatives to partake of our hospitality, though a comparative is there again expressed in positive language; but rather must we see to it that the poor and needy are not neglected or slighted by us. 276 more words

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Many injunctions in Scripture are expressed in an absolute form, yet are to be understood relatively, example 3

Words that are used to express perpetuity are not to be stretched any farther than the known duration of the things spoken of. As when the Jews were commanded to keep certain institutions throughout their generations to be ordinances for ever (Exodus 12:24; Numbers 15:15), it was not signified they were to do so throughout eternity, but only during the Mosaic economy. 218 more words

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Many injunctions in Scripture are expressed in an absolute form, yet are to be understood relatively, example 2

Yet it is quite plain from the words of Abraham in Genesis 15:6, 8, from his calling the altar “Jehovah-jireh” (Genesis 22:14), from Genesis 26:2, 24, and from God’s words to Jacob in 28:13, that the patriarchs were acquainted with this Divine title. 312 more words

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Many injunctions in Scripture are expressed in an absolute form, yet are to be understood relatively

Positive statements with a comparative force. Many injunctions in Scripture are expressed in an absolute form, yet are to be understood relatively. This is evident from those examples which are there and thus explained. 258 more words

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The Top 5 ways Americans read our culture into Scripture

If you did not know, reading Scripture is a difficult endeavor at times.

Since we do not share our language, culture, or literary nuances with the authors of these writings, at times we read aspects of our American culture into the words of Scripture. 1,825 more words

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There are many expressions used in the Scriptures indefinitely rather than specifically, and which are not to be understood without qualification

There are many expressions used in the Scriptures indefinitely rather than specifically, and which are not to be understood without qualification. Some of them are more or less apparent, others can only be discovered by a comparison and study of other passages treating of the same subject. 578 more words

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The Bible is not Open to Narcigesis: Thinking the Bible is Written to You

The Bible is a massive collection of writings, and we must investigate and interpret each passage to understand what it says. There are two primary ways of doing this. 1,083 more words

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