Tag: context

Culture and Interpretation

According to the Scriptures God has spoken at many times in many ways to people of old, first the prophets, and then through His Son Jesus of Nazareth (Hebrews 1:1-3). Ever since then Christians haveContinue reading

The Limits of Context

Christians who wish to respect the integrity of Scripture and seek to handle the Word of Truth rightly recognize the fundamental importance of understanding a Biblical text in its context (2 Timothy 2:15). It isContinue reading

The Tyranny of the Present

The story is told of the man who believed that God would tell him exactly what to do by opening his Bible to a random page and placing his finger on a text. This wentContinue reading

The Scriptures and Context

Every scripture inspired of God is also profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, for instruction which is in righteousness. That the man of God may be complete, furnished completely unto every good work (2Continue reading