Understanding the cultural context in which a biblical passage originally appeared is essential for correct interpretation. We must be careful not to interpret a passage through twenty-first century eyes. We, of course, apply the Bible to our modern setting, but we should also seek to discover what the original author and audience of a passage […]
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When seeking to determine the contextual meaning of a biblical word, it’s helpful to see where that word is used elsewhere in Scripture. Often times where and how a word is used in other parts of the Bible shed light on its meaning in the passage we’re studying. When discovering other occurrences of the word […]
One of the most popular ways to study the Bible is through cross references. These cross references may be embedded in a Bible translation itself or in a separate resource such as The Treasury of Scripture Knowledge. Logos contains several features which, when taken together, make cross reference work a breeze. I’ll explain below: Open […]