Category Archives: Reading Scripture

A Spiritual Checkup: Do you need one?

A checkup is generally understood as when a person goes to a doctor for an examination to make sure they are healthy. A checkup is often scheduled.  When date and time are given for a checkup, for the most part, … Continue reading

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How to Read the Bible Effectively in 2017

This post is not about biblical hermeneutics–the how of interpreting the Bible.  Rather, this post is about that attitude we need to cultivate as we approach the sacred text of the Bible. Place and Time.  Find a place where there … Continue reading

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Paul is Rereading Israel’s Bible

Perhaps you’ve been exposed to this sort of information before.  Perhaps it was even dismissed as nonsense, or even worse–outright dangerous, bordering on the heretical.  But if I were to tell you that to properly understand the Gospels and the … Continue reading

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On Studying the Scriptures

The following is from Charles Haddon Spurgeon, affectionately dubbed “The Prince of Preachers”: “The more you read the Bible, and the more you meditate upon it, the more you will be astonished with it. He who is but a casual … Continue reading

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