How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
Your Guide to Understanding the Bible. Understanding the Bible isnít for the few, the gifted, the scholarly. The Bible is accessible. Itís meant to be read and comprehended by everyone from armchair readers to seminary students. A few essential insights into the Bible can clear up a lot of misconceptions and help you grasp the meaning of Scripture and its application to your 21st-century life. More than half a million people have turned to How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth to inform their reading of the Bible. This third edition features substantial revisions that keep pace with current scholarship, resources, and culture.
Scripture Twisting This is a classic introduction to how the cults and other uniformed individuals misuse Scripture to support their own unbiblical doctrines and practices. Sire isolates 20 different types of reading errors characteristically made by cultists. From simple misquotation to complex argumentation, and twisting translation to ignoring context, Scripture Twisting explores principles to help Christians understand and avoid grave interpretive errors.
Nelson's New Illustrated Bible Dictionary Edited by Ronald F. Youngblood, this comprehensive 1,300 page hard-back volume is loaded with more than 7,000 entries and 500 color photographs - a great addition to include in your basic Bible study arsenal or to pass along to a friend.
Rightly understood and rightly communicated, the Christian faith is one of great joy. It is an invitation to Godís kingdom, where tears are replaced by laughter and longing hearts find their purpose and their home. This is the heart of the gospel: Godís search to reclaim us and love us as his own. But have we truly grasped this?
Those of us who have disdained Christianity as a religion of bigotryóhave we repudiated the genuine article or merely demonstrated our own prejudice and ignorance?