The Need for Hermeneutics

The Need for Hermeneutics

A while back, I spoke at an event for homeschooled graduates and asked the audience to respond to the question, “Do you believe that the 66 books of the Bible are, in the original manuscripts, the inspired and inerrant word of God?” 98% of the attendees at this...
Will a Trained Child Depart?

Will a Trained Child Depart?

“Train up a child in the way he should go (on his own customized path), and when he is old/older/grown he will not depart/will return.” (Proverbs 22:6) This passage has given parents and Bible teachers fits for many years. There are lots of different explanations...

Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics

For the past couple of years, I have been talking about the importance of Christians studying Biblical Hermeneutics. Hermeneutics is the discipline of study by which we learn how to read, interpret and understand the various books and literary genres of the Bible. I...
The Regulative Principle vs. The Normative Principle

The Regulative Principle vs. The Normative Principle

I believe that a huge number of disagreements between Christians come from a fundamental difference in the way we do Hermeneutics (the discipline of how we study, understand and interpret Scripture within its various literary genres and historical contexts). Reformed...