Contend earnestly for the faith

In the last article, I wrote about how to study the Scriptures in such a way that you understand the original intent of the author, who ultimately is God. I would like to apply these principles to Jude’s principles. This article will be more like a study than an actual article but I hope that it will be helpful in future studies. Continue reading

Reading and Understanding the Scriptures

I am teaching two classes over the next two Wednesday nights where we will cover the topic of how to study a Biblical passage inductively and then how to make a lesson plan and teach accordingly. I am super excited to be able to lead this. For our text, I have chosen Jude’s epistle because it is short yet very powerful.

In order to understand the Scriptures, they must be interpreted in the light of the original intent of the author, God.

20 But know this first of all, that no * prophecy of Scripture is a matter of one’s own interpretation,
21 for no prophecy was ever made by an act of human will, but men moved by the Holy Spirit spoke from God. (II Peter 1)

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