The Christocentric Principle

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Series: Jesus the interpreter of scriptureI don’t usually quote much from sources other than the Bible, but today is different – today I feel a quote or two coming on.Raymond Brown compared ‘the search for the perfect hermeneutic to the search for the Holy Grail. Everybody approaches the new hermeneutics with the conviction that this

The Key further revealed

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Series: Jesus the interpreter of scriptureIf you haven’t yet read my previous two posts ‘Seeking the Key’ and ‘The Key Revealed’ then please do so now so that you can get the full benefit of what I write in this post.There is a silly tale about a man who was walking past a farmer’s barn

The Key revealed

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Series = Jesus, the interpreter of scriptureIf you haven’t yet read my previous post ‘Seeking the Key’ then please do so now so that you can get the full benefit of what I write in this post.I have a dear friend who is super-sensitive to man-made traditions and religious schemes. If he senses that someone

Seeking the key

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Series = Jesus, the interpreter of scriptureI have often had discussions with agnostics that go something like this: “So tell me then, how come you Christians have so many different interpretations of the Bible? You claim that the Bible is inspired and therefore authoritative yet every different church group has its own way of understanding

Jesus, the interpreter of scripture

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Series: Who is this Jesus? ‘You diligently study the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess eternal life. These are the Scriptures that testify about me, yet you refuse to come to me to have life’. John 5:39-40I once asked a biblical scholar what he was looking forward to most in heaven.

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