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Category Archive: Hermeneutics

The science of interpretation, esp. of the Scriptures; the branch of theology that deals with the principles of Biblical exegesis.

Mar 30 2010

Love – Agape and Phileo

Love Agape Phileo

The Greek language has several different words for “love.”  This may be confusing since we only have the one word – “love.”  The Greek language actually has several words that we translate to English as “love.”  The are numerous Greek words which are:       agapaō (G25) phileō (G5368) agapē (G26) philanthrōpía (G5363) philadelphía …

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Feb 27 2010

God’s Promises In The Bible

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Christians are correct to rely on God’s promises and can rely on them with 100% certainty. If God made a promise, it WILL come to pass. There is nothing more certain than the reliability of God and His word. Yet, Christians are disappointed when something they relied on does not come to pass and sometimes …

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Feb 03 2010

What Sin Prevents Entrance Into Heaven?

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A few years ago, I started attending a this new church.  The pastor that started the church had stepped down in retirement but was very active and taught bible studies.  I will say that I have never sat under a teacher that taught as he taught.  It was simply amazing in the way he taught.  …

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Jan 18 2010

God’s Hand of Judgment – Natural Disasters

The past few days, I read quite a few blogs regarding the incredibly insensitive comment that I am sure we all heard regarding Haiti.  There is nothing I can say that has not already been covered in the many posts that I read nor do I really wish to get into that.   I do not …

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Oct 27 2009

Hermeneutics, Exegesis vs. Eisegesis

When we read God’s Word, an interpretive method is used to understand what God is saying.  In fact, we always use a method of interpretation when we read any book or whether we are listening to someone speak.  In a conversation, we interpret not just by the words spoken, but we also use the speaker’s …

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