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10 Bible Verses for Combatting Lust

Looking for Bible verses to study or memorize on a particular area?  One of the best ways to fight for holiness and combat against sin is by memorizing…

2018[ish] Sermons

As I began to plan for the 2018 preaching calendar, I asked the church to pray that I would receive clear direction.  I set aside Sept. 26th as…

Interpreting Acts

The Book of Acts is a unique book in all of Scripture.  Being the only narrative-based book in the New Testament that isn’t a Gospel, extra hermeneutical precaution…

Interpreting the Gospels

As we approach the New Testament, the first hermeneutical task is to learn how to study the Gospels.  The Gospels are the accounts written to portray the person…

The 5 Solas [Simplified]

The Protestant Reformation was a major 16th century European movement aimed initially at reforming the beliefs and practices of the Roman Catholic Church.  This movement literally changed the world.  This…

Interpreting the Prophets

Interpreting the Old Testament prophets is an important hermeneutics’ skill. While the prophets are historical literature, they are more like sermons commenting on the events than detailed reporting…

Luther’s 95 Theses

On October 31, 2017, we celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation’s birth. The Reformation started when a 33-year-old Martin Luther brought a hammer to church. Sometime during…

Interpreting the Writings

The Writings section of the Old Testament is also referred to as the Wisdom Literature.  These books don’t fit naturally into the Law, History, or Prophets categories.  While…

10 Bible Verses for Wives

Looking for Bible verses to study or memorize on a particular area?  One of the best ways to fight for holiness and combat against sin is by memorizing…

Interpreting the Law

In our study of Hermeneutics, we come to one of the most difficult sections of Scripture to interpret – the Law. Oftentimes, New Testament believers go too far…

Prone to Wander

For years, people have loved the hymn, “Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing.”  While many reasons exist for this song persevering through the years, one of the main…

Interpreting the Narratives

In the study of hermeneutics, one of the most critical steps is learning how to interpret narratives.  Narratives are the story form of literature.  60% of the Bible…

10 Bible Verses for Husbands

Looking for Bible verses to study or memorize on a particular area?  One of the best ways to fight for holiness and combat against sin is by memorizing…

The Meaning of a Text

As we continue in our hermeneutics study, it is important to discuss how we determine the meaning of a text. Who Controls the Meaning? Who controls the meaning…

The Importance of Context

When it comes to reading Scripture, context is key.   Too much of our current biblical study focuses on isolated verses and neglects the context of which the…

Settling for Golden Calves [When God Appears to Take Too Long]

When Moses met with God on the mountain to receive the commandments, all of Israel waited to hear the divine directives. The problem is they didn’t wait that…

The Interpretation of Translation

In the 2nd week of our Hermeneutics course, we learned about “The Interpretation of Translation.”  The Bible in our possession has divisions of testaments, books, chapters and verses….

10 Bible Verses for Conquering Fear

Looking for Bible verses to study or memorize on a particular area of struggle?  One of the best ways to combat sin is by memorizing Scripture. Here are…