If we were never disciplined to regularly and consistently take care of the important things in life and we lack the experience and skills to do so, how are we going to have enthusiasm and the motivation?
The Bible is a revelation from our heavenly Father, about our heavenly Father, i.e., his will and purposes. (1 Thess. 2:13) If we take the things we learn and apply them in our lives, we will live a life far more beneficial than those who do not. As we grow in knowledge, we will draw... Continue Reading →
Principles There are many principles that assist the interpreter in understanding the biblical text. For example, the covenant principle differentiates between the various contracts that God has made with his people, specifically their provisions, their parties and their purposes. The Christocentric principle helps us to understand that the mind of deity is eternally centered in... Continue Reading →
Introduction to the Correct Method It is highly important that we get at what the author meant by his words that he used. It is highly important that we do not impose our 21st mindset into the text (eisegesis, taking out of the text). What we want to do is take the meaning out of... Continue Reading →
Wise King Solomon, also known as the Teacher or Preacher, “taught the people knowledge, and he pondered and made a thorough search in order to arrange many proverbs. The Teacher sought to find delightful words and to record accurate words of truth.” (Eccl. 12:9-10) Luke, the author of our third Gospel, “followed all things accurately... Continue Reading →