Tag Archives: understanding scripture

Is It Time for You to Attack the British?

August 23, 2017

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Some might find this post a little odd, irrelevant and disturbing (in that order), but I beg of you to stick with me until the end.  I hope when you finish you aren’t disturbed as much as challenged.  What I don’t want is for you to write-off what it says simply because it may go […]

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Professor Pencil Reveals All

February 6, 2016

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Well, maybe Professor Pencil doesn’t reveal all, but he reveals a lot!  Professor Pencil is the teacher I hold in my hand who, if I will take just a few minutes to listen to him, can teach me many things.  You see, if we take a few minutes to look at a text and mark […]

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Fortune Bible Cookies

December 16, 2015

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 6

February 9, 2015

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Finally!!  We’ve come to the last part of our series on understanding Scripture.  If you haven’t followed along, maybe take some time now to go back and get caught up (especially if you think you don’t need such a study!)  Without further ado, here is Part 6 of our study… Rule #5       G.U.A.R.D.   Determine now […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 5

February 5, 2015

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We’re almost through our study of how to understand Scripture so if you’ve been following along, don’t quit now!  We have already come to know how a proper understanding of the law, gospel and focus of Scripture helps us truly understand it.  We will now look at the importance of what surrounds a passage we […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 4

February 3, 2015

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I can hear folks now, “Seriously?!? I’m supposed to take time from my busy day to read a post about how to read the Bible?” And my answer is “Yes!” Not only that, but I would suggest you read the whole series! It’s a hard sell – convincing folks that they may not know how […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 3

January 19, 2015

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This is the third part in our series aimed at helping folks understand Scripture better.  Why?  Because when it’s vague or confusing it can be somewhat boring and turn into a chore.  If you haven’t read the other posts, go check em’ out!  Today, we discuss why truly understanding the Gospel is important to how […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 2

January 5, 2015

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This is part two of a series aimed at helping folks understand Scripture better, even folks who think they understand it just fine.  If you haven’t read part one yet click HERE.  In the last post, we were just getting ready to look at Rule #1, so let’s get started… Rule #1       G.U.A.R.D.   God’s Law […]

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How to Understand Scripture – Part 1

January 1, 2015

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“Hermeneutics”.  Now there’s a big word with very little appeal!  In today’s day and age, we like to have our learning accomplished by taking in 15 second media bites delivered through our smartphones.  Not only that, we also want those media bites to be easy to understand so we don’t have to spend any more […]

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New Audio Sermon – The Biblical Compass

August 6, 2012

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It’s a hard sell.  Convincing folks who are familiar with reading the Bible that maybe they should listen to a teaching on how to read the Bible doesn’t usually go over very well.  But the simple fact is that there are some guidelines, or rules, for properly understanding Scripture that have been forgotten over time.  […]

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