Hermeneutics Archive

How can a person find more Bible Answers?

It is your responsibility to search the Scriptures daily. My opinion is no better than anyone else’s opinion unless it squares with Scripture. The apostle Paul commended the Berean believers “for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true” (Acts 17:11, emphasis […]

What does it mean to interpret the Bible literally?

For more than a decade popular TV personality Bill Maher has made a cottage industry out of ridiculing Christianity. Maher has gone so far as to dogmatically pontificate that the Bible was “written in parables. It’s the idiots today who take it literally.” Even a cursory reading reveals that Scripture is a treasury replete with […]

Are Bible Codes credible?

A significant number of Christian leaders today hail Bible Codes as important evidence for the inspiration of Scripture. While they claim post–prophecies such as Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin’s assassination in 1995 are encoded in the biblical text, Bible Codes, in reality, are little more than a fringe variety of Jewish mysticism repackaged for Christian […]

Does the Bible REALLY teach reincarnation?

Reincarnation, literally, “rebirth in another body,” has long been considered to be a universal law of life in the Eastern world. Tragically, today in the West, it is now also believed to be backed by the Bible. The words of Jeremiah, John, and Jesus are typically cited as irrefutable evidence. A quick look at the […]

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