Discovering Truth and Discerning Tradition

Perception and Perspective in Reshaping our Cultural Lenses | Week Two | Part One

Posted on Oct 11, 2018 in How To Study the Bible in its Original Context

Perception and Perspective in Reshaping our Cultural Lenses | Week Two | Part One

Join Paul for week 2 as he continues to help us reshape our cultural lenses so that we may see the scriptures as they were intended. To be shaped by the scriptures takes time and prayer. May we desire to see people and the scriptures from the proper perspective and perception. May we be teachable.

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Keys to Discovering Context | Week Three | Part Two

Posted on Oct 11, 2018 in How To Study the Bible in its Original Context

Keys to Discovering Context | Week Three | Part Two

Join Paul for another informative week in which he explains the roadblocks and keys to discovering context. Of course, this is just the introduction, but he will continue to build upon these each week.

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Greco Roman vs Hebraic Perspective | Week Three | Part One

Posted on Oct 11, 2018 in How To Study the Bible in its Original Context

Greco Roman vs Hebraic Perspective | Week Three | Part One

Join Paul as he gives us some more insight into how we view the world, and thus how we view the scriptures. ‘By default, those of us in the West primarily have a Greco-Roman view of the world, but is this the cultural lenses of the bible? May we love God and love people as this is why we are interpreting the scriptures in the first place.

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Cultural Context in Corinthians Clip

Posted on Oct 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

Cultural Context in Corinthians Clip

1 Corinthians 2:1-10 New International Version (NIV)

2 And so it was with me, brothers and sisters. When I came to you, I did not come with eloquence or human wisdom as I proclaimed to you the testimony about God.[a] 2 For I resolved to know nothing while I was with you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. 3 I came to you in weakness with great fear and trembling. 4 My message and my preaching were not with wise and persuasive words, but with a demonstration of the Spirit’s power, 5 so that your faith might not rest on human wisdom, but on God’s power.

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