Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Throwback Tuesday - Why Do Christians Interpret the Bible Differently? - Martin Wiles


Why Do Christians Interpret the Bible Differently?

Series: Hey God…I Have a Question

Above all, you must realize that no prophecy in Scripture ever came from the prophet’s own understanding…those prophets were moved by the Holy Spirit. II Peter 1:20-21 NLT

I thought everyone thought like me. Imagine my surprise when I discovered they didn’t. 

As a preacher’s son, most of my biblical knowledge and interpretation came directly from my dad. He preached on a passage of Scripture and told the congregation—and me, what it meant. He was God’s representative. God told him what to preach. So what he said must be the “gospel truth.” Or so I thought. With college arrived professors and authors who took issue with some of his interpretations. Read more...

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