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The semantics of Christianise.

I have heard it said, or words to the effect that the language of theology is a  precise language. By this: its implied that the words and terminology used, are precise words and terms, that are used for clarity and … Continue reading

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The dangers of reading Scripture through the lenses of a simplified literal modern understanding.

There is a danger for the Christian to read Scripture with a simple literal understanding. Take for example Mark 11 where Jesus teaches on prayer. A modern understanding of it would be that Jesus is teaching us that what ever … Continue reading

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Context, context, context.

As readers of God’s word, we need to have the mindset of a detective and follow the trails. When reading a verse or passage we need to take it within the context of all Scripture and more importantly, back track … Continue reading

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