Traps and Pitfalls, Common Mistakes in Bible Interpretation!

For if a man think himself to be something, when he is nothing, he deceiveth himself.

Gal 6:3

Any man or woman that has a teenager type attitude of thinking very highly of themselves  and their knowledge has already deceived themselves.

The Agapegeek Blog

(Ver 1.4)  In today’s Bible lesson I will discuss some of the common mistakes thattoo many  people fall into when attempting to read and understand the Bible.  If you can grasp these concepts it will help you tremendously in understanding the true meanings found in the Bible.  I will give you a list of six or seven things that people tend to do that results in erroneous interpretations.  By avoiding these common tricks, traps and pitfalls that the enemy Satan uses to distract, deceive and confuse us, we can help to avoid being tricked into the common pitfalls of deception and then we can continue to strive to walk in the paths of rightly diveded truths to learn what God desires for us to know today.

NO PRIVATE INTERPETATIONS

This is probably the number one pitfall to erroneous Bible teaching.  It is absolutely esstential to let the Bible interpret itself.  In the Bible, God tells…

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In the Last Days Knowledge Shall Increase!

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(Ver 1.4)  This is Part 1 on the subject of God’s Knowledge in the Bible.  I always try to teach how important it is in correct Bible interpretation to be open to new ideas, thoughts and to things that maybe you haven’t ever heard  or considered before.  Why do you think that this type of noble attitude might be important to have while studying the Bible?  I think if for no other reason, it is based upon the factor of human ignorance and that we are not God who knows it all.  We as ignorant humans still have a lot left to learn from our God.  If you think that you know it all, or at least that you already know all that you need to know, you are already potentially deceived into believing a lie.  Satan I believe wants you to think that you are smarter than you really are.  Whenever this deception occurs you…

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You’re Never Disadvantaged

Vistas of Hope

Dear Someone,

This letter is for you. You that is deeply hurt, you that have been loved less by those you expected to love you the most. You that have been let down by your family. You that was gracefully broken at a time you had no control over your emotions. You that have been a victim of real love but in bad timing. You that have received more rejections than acceptances. You that have received more rejections because of your address than your age and weight combined, this letter is for you.

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Questions from the Book of Hebrews

By: Dr. Norman Geisler Dr. Geisler tackles such questions as: How could Jesus be “made perfect”? Could Christ have sinned? Can Christians lose their salvation? Does Hebrews 7:3 support reincarnation? Hebrews 2:10 - If Jesus was already perfect, how could He be made perfect through suffering? Problem: The Bible declares that Jesus was absolutely perfect … Continue reading Questions from the Book of Hebrews