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Day: December 16, 2020

Don’t Let Your Bible Keep You From the Bible

In an interview with DesiringGod, Glenn Paauw, the Executive Director of the Biblica Institute for Bible Reading and author of Saving the Bible from Ourselves: Learning to Read and Live the Bible Well, shared how “Bible clutter” can provide a framework that warps how we engage with Scripture. (“Bible clutter” refers to anything added to Scripture including chapter and verse numbers, study notes, cross-references, concordances, etc.) The interview overlapped so much with the “Text and Framework” hermeneutical principle that we are compelled to share the interview mp3 and our notes below.… Read more Don’t Let Your Bible Keep You From the Bible

Prophetic Word: The Lord Says, ‘I Need People Who Can Interpret the Times’

“You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times” (Matt. 16:3b, ESV). There are those gifted to decipher hidden symbols and profound truths from parables in the night, but how many can accurately interpret the headlines of the day? Where are those with an “excellent spirit” like Daniel who are filled with knowledge, understanding and the ability to decipher the problems we’re facing in the real world? “Then this Daniel was preferred above the presidents and officials because an excellent… Read more Prophetic Word: The Lord Says, ‘I Need People Who Can Interpret the Times’