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Introductory Thoughts on Biblical Interpretation

Recently I’ve had the opportunity to engage the issue of hermeneutics with my fellow elders and with a few other pastor friends. Below is a brief outline of some of my basic hermeneutical convictions and exegetical practices that I prepared for my discussion with these brothers. 1,166 more words

Hermeneutics

The "Age of Accountability" [Uncertain Inferences Series]

Logic and illogic have a certain symbiotic relationship. Often we think very carefully and long about something, and then act in such a way that is laughably illogical. 1,328 more words

Hermeneutics

Reading the Bible Through Fresh Eyes

I am experiencing some wonderful things in my Bible reading this year, and as a result I believe I am doing some of the best work of my life in terms of Bible study. 1,170 more words

Hermeneutics

Of Crawfish and Bacon: Christians and Those Quirky Old Testament Laws

A few pounds of boiled crawfish (just like the ones pictured above) are a Louisiana delicacy! The worst thing about crawfish is that they’re only available during the first half of the year; though we eat a lot of other shellfish, such as shrimp and crabs, crawfish is the king of shellfish in Louisiana. 2,346 more words

Bible

Can Man Be Saved Without Baptism?

Brother Lipscomb, do the Scriptures say that no one can be saved without baptism, or is it only an inference? If an inference, are not all creeds founded on inferences? 1,019 more words

David Lipscomb

Red Herring in Galilee: Israel and prophetic promise

I’ve never been to Israel and I’m not really keen to go. If someone offered me a paid trip I’d take it, but my own holiday cash is more likely to take me to Minorca or Corfu, where’s there’s less chance of gunfire in the streets. 3,294 more words

Christian Comment

In the seven miracles recorded in John’s Gospel we may discern a striking order of thought as they portray Christ communicating life to His people

In the seven miracles recorded in John’s Gospel we may discern a striking order of thought as they portray Christ communicating life to His people. In His turning of the water into wine at the Cana marriage feast (John 2:6-11) we are shown, symbolically, our need of life—Christ supplying what was lacking. 398 more words

Arthur W. Pink