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Example 2 Of how the scope or design of the passage matters in interpretation

Another passage where inattention to its scope has resulted in false doctrine being drawn from it is 1 Corinthians 3:11-15. Appeal is frequently made to it in support of the dangerous delusion that there is a class of real Christians who have forfeited all “reward” for the future, having no good works to their credit; yet will enter heaven. 526 more words

Arthur W. Pink

Choosing To Live in Tension of Embracing God, His Love, And Loving Others Graciously

I am in this place, this “zone” and have been for some time now, emotionally, spiritually, philosophically, and theologically.  This is a place where love, grace and mercy are at the forefront of my beliefs about God, the Christian Scriptures, the place of Christians in our society and culture, and how I understand God in Christ Jesus to be at work in the world, and how Christians ought to be engaged with the world. 3,905 more words


Example 1 how the scope or design of the passage matters in interpretation

Sometimes the key to a passage is to be discovered by observing in which part of a book it occurs. A pertinent example of this is found in Romans 2:6-10, which has been grievously wrested by not a few. 349 more words

Arthur W. Pink

WT Study: Imitate the One Who Promises Everlasting Life

“Become imitators of God, as beloved children.” – Eph. 5:1

A Little Side Trip First

While not strictly on topic, I think it will be beneficial to take a little side trip to continue our topic of… 2,327 more words

Watchtower Commentor

Exegesis v Eisegesis. You Choose

Exegesis and Eisegesis are two conflicting approaches in Bible study. Exegesis is the exposition or explanation of a text based on a careful, objective analysis. The word exegesis literally means “to lead out of.” That means that the interpreter is led to his conclusions by following the text. 360 more words


We are to interpret according to the scope and design of the passage

5. Equally necessary is it for the interpreter to determine the scope of each passage, i.e., its coherence with what precedes and follows. Sometimes this can best be done by duly noting the particular book in which it is found. 160 more words

Arthur W. Pink

The meaning of “any man” in 2 Corinthians 5:17

It should be carefully noted that the “any man” of 2 Corinthians 5:17, shows it is not describing some exceptional attainment of a favored few, nor depicting mature Christians only, but rather is postulating something which is common to all the regenerate. 171 more words

Arthur W. Pink