There are a lot of things between the covers of your Bible…that aren’t actually the Bible. And it’s helpful to know what they are.
Scripture uses understandable words and it is one whole, not a series of unrelated parts. That’s what the second and third principles for hermeneutics teach.
There are three basic principles to keep in mind when interpreting Scripture. Surprise, surprise – the first is the Christological principle! Good thing we already did our series on Christology to set the stage for this!
How we read and understand the Bible is about more than the Bible. It’s about life itself. With this episode, Peter and Kevin start a new series on hermeneutics, or, how we interpret things.
As Christians, what guides our beliefs? On what do we focus and see as the source of our doctrine? Pastor Matt Richard gives you the quick lowdown on material and formal principles.
How did we get the Bible? How do we know what we have is God’s Word? How do we know we can trust what we have? That’s the topic of discussion on today’s podcast.
Last week Peter and Kevin made a claim that the Bible is all about Jesus. Most Christians would agree with that, but sometimes the order in which we read the books of the Bible makes it hard to see that. So here’s a reading plan that can help.