Tag Archives: Biblical Interpretation

A Table in the Mist

Jeffrey J. Meyers. Ecclesiastes Through New Eyes: A Table in the Mist. Athanasius Press; Monroe, Louisiana. 2006. Kindle Edition (2013). A Table in the Mist starts to teach, in keeping with Solomon’s wisdom, what living by faith in an unpredictable … Continue reading

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Jonathan Edwards, New Creation, and the Christian Sabbath

Every once in a while I come across a quote worth saving, and I figure that makes it also worth sharing. Consider this one of those. The ancient churches, being commanded to keep a seventh day in commemoration of the … Continue reading

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On the Reality of Meaning

“All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Postmodernism has … Continue reading

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Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics

Gospel-Centered Hermeneutics: Foundations and Principles of Evangelical Biblical Interpretation by Graeme Goldsworthy, InterVarsity Press, 2006. Goldsworthy packs a lot into these 317 pages, and its all worth the time and energy to understand. In his words, “Gospel-centered hermeneutics is above … Continue reading

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The Clear What?

All of life has those things which look solid from afar, but when approached are nothing more than mist and air. There are always some apples which appear good, and turn out rotten the moment you slice into them; there … Continue reading

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Continuity or Discontinuity?

Many Evangelicals today are becoming more and more aware of how to do grammatical-historical biblical interpretation. What we fail at is discussing the assumptions we bring to the Bible before we even get to thinking about authors-and-audiences-and-contexts. The result? Most of … Continue reading

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Irenaeus: Brief Look at an Early Father

About the Man Irenaeus of Lyons is an ante-Nicene[1] Church Father whose impact upon Christian orthodoxy is still being felt today. His contributions through writing, both in Against Heresies and Demonstrations of Apostolic Preaching, have helped define the basic tenets of … Continue reading

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Romans 1:16 — To the Jew first?

I was recently asked by a friend of mine to give an interpretation of Romans 1:16. I decided to write it out on here, hopefully to elicit comment and critique. So, here I go. For I am not ashamed of … Continue reading

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