Time Periods in the Bible: Jesus Preparing His Disciples

In the introductory article on time periods, we considered the idea that much of the gospels are actually applicable for the Church. While some would agree, others (mostly dispensationalists) might find that statement shocking. There are dispensationalists that focus almost entirely on the Epistles, saying that the other parts of …

Spiritual Unity Versus Doctrinal Unity

Unity is a somewhat controversial subject in the Bible. What does the Bible say about unity? Is spiritual unity available now? Is doctrinal unity available now? What is our responsibility to our fellow Christians? Christians have observed the fragmentation of the faith over issues, some large (like indulgences or baptism) …

“I Can do ANYTHING?”: Philippians 4:13 Misinterpreted and Misunderstood

Editor’s Note: This article is available at the author’s website: www.jerrywierwille.com We are thankful for his permission to print it here. This is a great example of how to apply the basic principles of Biblical research to a specific section of Biblical text. Abstract — Philippians 4:13 is one of …

An Overview of Exegetical Fallacies

Editor’s Note: This article is available at the author’s website: www.jerrywierwille.com We are thankful for his permission to print it here. Abstract —Biblical interpretation is susceptible to false premises in the process of exegesis by violating laws of language and logic, and maintaining faulty presuppositions. Wrong understanding of the principles …