2. Interpret what the Bible says literally. The Bible was meant to be understood literally, some have said: “if the plain sense makes sense, then seek no other sense”. This is not to say that the bible does not use metaphors and figures of speech, but usually these are obvious and there are hint words such as “like” or “as”.
Sep 04, 2018 · 2. Interpret what the Bible says literally. The Bible was meant to be understood literally, some have said: “if the plain sense makes sense, then seek no other sense”. This is not to say that the bible does not use metaphors and figures of speech, but usually these are obvious and there are hint words such as “like” or “as”.
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Feb 27, 2009 · The Mercer Commentary on the Bible and the HarperCollins Bible Commentary will serve you well. When you need to go further, consult a good multi-volume commentary, like the New Interpreter’s Bible , the Smyth & Helwys Bible Commentary , or any number of other fine commentaries.
It seems that every major religious group (Jewish, Christian, New Age, etc.) sees the Bible differently; every Christian denomination (Catholic, Lutheran, Baptist, etc.) reads the Bible differently; within one major denomination you will find individual churches that interpret the Bible differently (Southern Baptist, American Baptist ...
Apr 21, 2011 · How do you interpret the Bible? “Baptists interpret the Bible literally within its historic, cultural and grammatical context. True Baptists believe, as the New Testament teaches, that Christ is the only head of the church.”
Nov 12, 2013 · Having grown up an “independent, fundamental, Bible believing, Gospel preaching Baptist”, I understand that you disagree with the Catholic position…you’d be barred from preaching 100 miles from any Baptist church if you even THOUGHT those doctrines were true 🙂
May 01, 2009 · As many of you already know the Independent Fundamental Baptist Movement (henceforth IFB) is a King James Version only denomination meaning that they believe that the King James Version of the Bible (henceforth KJV) is the only version of the Bible that Christians of this era should use.
An Independent Baptist Church is a Bible believing, teaching and obeying church. The Bible is central in every service, because God “has magnified his Word above all his name.” Psalm 138:2.
Feb 19, 2006 · Part 1: The IFB way . . . If the above quotes have peaked your curiosity then please read on. I hope you have the courage and honesty to read this and judge the following material for yourself and not apply the judgements and convictions of your church, your Pastor or your particular brand of Christianity.
Mar 19, 2017 · Not only does obedience come before liberty, but obedience is an option; The idea that fallen man only does evil contradicts the general good that man does according to the Bible. Matthew 7:11 – So bad people can do good things. Don’t get scared of that thought, it’s true. See also Genesis 31:24.