On today’s episode, a listener writes in and asks Dave, “Why Are There So Many Christian Interpretations?”
What you’ll hear in this episode
- The purpose of the illumination of the Holy Spirit in interpreting Scripture rightly.
- 2 Timothy 2:15 and proper biblical interpretation.
- Why interpreting biblical interpretation through tradition is wrong.
- The purpose of the analogy of faith and biblical interpretation.
- The purpose of sensus literalis and biblical interpretation.
- The purpose of literal interpretation and the clarity of Scripture.
- What it looks like to interpret Scripture literally.
- Why proper biblical hermeneutics requires biblical interpretation.
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Dave Jenkins is happily married to Sarah Jenkins. He is a writer, editor, and speaker living in beautiful Southern Oregon. Dave is a lover of Christ, His people, the Church, and sound theology. He serves as the Executive Director of Servants of Grace Ministries, the Executive Editor of Theology for Life Magazine, and is the Host for the Equipping You in Grace Podcast. He is the author of The Word Explored: The Problem of Biblical Illiteracy and What To Do About It (House to House, 2021). You can find him on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Parler, Youtube, or read his newsletter. Dave loves to spend time with his wife, going to movies, eating at a nice restaurant, or going out for a round of golf with a good friend. He is also a voracious reader, in particular of Reformed theology, and the Puritans. You will often find him when he’s not busy with ministry reading a pile of the latest books from a wide variety of Christian publishers. Dave received his M.A.R. and M.Div through Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.