Missional hermeneutics 4/5

Recognising Message For us who study the Bible as believers, it is also important that we recognise the message Jesus delivered from God to his kinsmen, the Jews. But Jesus did not came only for them. He came to proclaim the Word of God for the whole world. He brought a call to repentance from […]

Missional hermeneutics 3/5

Authority of Scripture and witness to itself We all should allow the Scriptures to stand as their own witness and interpreter. In the Westminster Confession of Faith (1646) it is  summarized in (1:9): “The infallible rule of interpretation of Scripture is the Scripture itself; and therefore, when there is a question about the true and […]

Missional hermeneutics 1/5

“The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.” Gustave Flaubert Researching encouraged by Faith On my page My exegesis and hermeneutics I confess that in a way by years of bible-study I got transformed and got to see certain truths where I do not want to deviate from any more: like that […]

Missional hermeneutics 2/5

Quest for self-understanding With the realization that people have the ability themselves to appeal through meaningful reality, to perceive senses, understand and communicate, ie to give understanding , we as Bible Researchers, in such humanity open to all cultures and keep constantly training ourselves. Our ability to understand our prudence is primarily a capacity to […]

Bible in the first place #3/3

Following a Master teacher or human scholar? Men’s words Archaeologist Sir Charles Marston in his book ‘The Bible Is True’  said, we are too quick to “accept without a murmur many of the speculations of modern writers” who attacked the integrity of the Bible. This is still be true today. It would be foolish​—if not […]

Bible in the first place #2/3

Scriptures testifying about Jesus the Messiah, giving words to contemplate around the central theme of the Kingdom of God. A Master teacher as example Christ had appointed apostles who would be his authoritative spokesmen. He taught, guided and inspired them with the many works he did in the name of the Father. After some time […]

Position of the Bible researcher

As ‘Bijbelvorser’ or Bible researcher the person looking to get to know more about the Biblical truth is willing to compare the truths that the Word of God reveals with the scientific findings and the sayings of men. The researcher does hope that the Biblical research can become a voyage of discovery. For, like an […]