Episode 34 – The Bible Clearly Says

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Kainos Project
Episode 34 - The Bible Clearly Says

We’ve said this before, but if you try hard enough, you can get the Bible to say whatever you want it to. Whatever your agenda, you can probably find some Bible verses to back your argument up. That argument will usually begin with: “The Bible clearly says…”

But this begs the question: what does the Bible actually say? What does God intended for us to understand from his word? Certainly not simply a regurgitation of our own agenda.

This week on the podcast, we talk about how to interpret the Bible—a field of study called hermeneutics. We discuss the different approaches to hermeneutics, and we give you some practical tips for when you sense that someone might be using a Bible verse out of context.


It's really unsettling when someone says 'the bible clearly says...' followed by something highly controversial and not at all agreed upon that that's what the bible says. Click To Tweet The bible can never say what it never said. Click To Tweet History has shown us that we are not as objective as we think we are. Click To Tweet I've spent enough time in the bible to have a feel for what a biblical theme is. Click To Tweet

More bible verses isn't necessarily better. Well understood bible verses is better. Click To Tweet

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