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Series: Reading the Bible for All Its Worth

Reading the Bible for All Its Worth, Part 1

The Importance of Rightly Interpreting God’s Word

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Speaker: Don DeVries

Text: Psalms 19:7-11

Rightly interpreting the Bible guards us from error, bridges the gaps between us and the biblical writers, and - most importantly - leads us to a growing knowledge and love of Jesus.

Reading the Bible for All Its Worth, Part 2

Biblical Interpretation: Historical Context

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Speaker: Don DeVries

Biblical interpretation engages a process to understand the inspired human author's original meaning and applies the biblical truths to our 21st century lives.

Reading the Bible for All Its Worth, Part 3

Biblical Interpretation: Literary Context

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Speaker: Don DeVries

When the Biblical writers wanted to communicate the truths of God’s revelation, God’s dealings with His people and His redemptive plan, they carefully chose words and literary forms that would best convey their meaning.

Reading the Bible for All Its Worth, Part 4

Biblical Interpretation: Content and Application

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Speaker: Don DeVries

The key to understanding the content of a biblical text is observation. Paying attention to sentence structure, verbs, conjunctions, and figures of speech will help reveal the meaning of a passage.