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Approaching God in prayer through our mediator Christ Jesus

Asking God in prayer is one thing; asking becomingly, rightly, acceptably and effectually is quite another. If we would ascertain how the latter is to be done, the Scriptures must be searched for the answer. 191 more words

Arthur W. Pink

THE need of collecting and collating all passages dealing with the same subject---name it and claim it refuted

THE need of collecting and collating all passages dealing with the same subject, where cognate terms or different expressions are used. This is essential if the expositor is to be preserved from erroneous conceptions thereof, and in order for him to obtain the full mind of the Spirit thereon. 148 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Briefer statements are to be interpreted by fuller ones-Example 2: Putting away spouse for adultery

Much harm has been done by some who, without qualification, pressed our Lord’s words in Mark 10:11,

“Whosoever shall put away his wife, and marry another, committeth adultery against her,” 177 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Briefer statements are to be interpreted by fuller ones-Example 1: Brother sins against me

Briefer statements are to be interpreted by fuller ones. It is an invariable rule of exegesis that when anything is set out more fully or clearly by one writer than another the latter is always to be expounded by the former, and the same applies to two statements by the same speaker or writer. 215 more words

Hermeneutics

Repentance is also necessary for Salvation

Failure to heed this important principle lies at the foundation of much of the defective evangelism of our day, wherein the lost are informed that the only thing necessary for their salvation is to “believe in the Lord Jesus Christ.” Other passages show that repentance is equally essential: 190 more words

Arthur W. Pink

The comparing of Scripture with Scripture is valuable for the purpose of harmonization

The comparing of Scripture with Scripture is valuable for the purpose of harmonization or preserving the balance of Truth, thus preventing our becoming lopsided. An illustration of this is found in connection with what is termed “the great commission,” a threefold record of which, with notable variations, is given in the last chapter of each of the Synoptic Gospels. 178 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Matthew 7:24-27 compared to Luke 6:47-49

In a preceding chapter we called attention to Matthew 7:24-27, as an example of the importance of ascertaining the scope of a passage. Let us now point out the need for comparing it with the parallel passage in Luke 6:47-49. 221 more words

Arthur W. Pink