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Messages with tag - Literal interpretation

Bible Study Methods (2013)
Sun, Dec 08, 2013
by Robert Dean
Series: Bible Study Methods (2013)
Duration: 45 mins 14 secs
Introduction to Interpretation

Hendricks, Living By the Book, chapters 27 through 29

Bible Study Methods (2013)
Sun, Dec 08, 2013
by Robert Dean
Series: Bible Study Methods (2013)
Duration: 38 mins 8 secs

Problems in Biblical Understanding

Hendricks, Living By the Book, chapters 27 through 29

Assignment:
Read Hendricks, Living By the Book, chapters 30-32.
Read Hendricks, Living By the Book Workbook, chapters 49-51. Work on the assignment in Chapter 49 pertaining to Habakkuk.

Dr. Dean also recommended the following books on Bible interpretation:
Protestant Biblical Interpretation: A Textbook of Hermeneutics by Bernard Ramm
Basic Bible Interpretation by Roy B. Zuck
Expository Hermeneutics: an Introduction by Elliot Johnson
Evangelical Hermeneutics: The New Versus the Old by Robert L. Thomas

Bible Study Methods (2013)
Sun, Dec 15, 2013
by Robert Dean
Series: Bible Study Methods (2013)
Duration: 39 mins 55 secs
Content, Context, and Comparison

Hendricks, Living by the Book, chapters 30 through 32

Bible Study Methods (2013)
Sun, Dec 15, 2013
by Robert Dean
Series: Bible Study Methods (2013)
Duration: 45 mins 59 secs
History of Biblical Interpretation - Up to the Reformation

Hendricks, Living by the Book, chapters 30 through 32

Assignment:
Read Hendricks, Living By the Book, chapters 33-35.

Read Hendricks, Living By the Book Workbook, chapters 52-54. Continue working on the assignment in Habakkuk.

2014 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Mon, Mar 10, 2014
by Tommy Ice
Series: 2014 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Duration: 1 hr 24 mins 39 secs
Dispensationalism is a system of theology (not a hermeneutical approach) that believes the Bible teaches God’s single plan for history is accomplished through Israel and the church for the purpose of His glorification. This theology arises from a consistent use of the grammatical-historical hermeneutic, also known as literal interpretation. While salvation of mankind is of extreme importance, it is accomplished within the broader purpose of the glorification of God, which is demonstrated through the various administrations of dispensational arrangements of history and also encompasses the angelic realm. Jesus Christ is the hero of history by leaving heaven and humbling Himself as a Man, winning the victory at the cross, rising from the dead, ascending to heaven, taking His bride at the Rapture, returning triumphantly at the Second Coming, and reigning for a thousand years from Jerusalem. Traditional dispensationalism attempts to systematize biblical teaching for the purpose of glorifying God through Jesus Christ. History is seen as a progression of ages in which God tests mankind, man always fails, and God judges humanity, but always provides a grace to the elect.
2014 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Tue, Mar 11, 2014
by Elliott Johnson
Series: 2014 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Duration: 1 hr 47 mins 48 secs

The maxim of literal interpretation has a noble heritage reaching back to the Reformation, even though it has fallen into disuse among contemporary scholars. Part of the problem is its negative associations. It seems archaic and passé because its concerns are no longer the primary concerns of a contemporary culture. In addition, few can agree on the meaning of “literal.”

In this essay, I agree in part with the criticism of the use of “literal.” But I also believe that correctly understood it specifies a primary concern for biblical interpretation.

First, I agree that in biblical interpretation, we do not begin with a modern or postmodern worldview. Rather, we begin with a worldview expressed by Augustine: we believe to know. As Christians we believe the Gospel to know ourselves and to come to know God. When we turn to Scripture, we believe what the Scripture claims to be true of itself: God speaks and what He says is truth (John 17:17). Of course, interpretation is necessary to know the meaning of that truth.

Within this pre-modern worldview, there are two qualifications. First, textual criticism is essential to know what God has written. In addition, where historical-critical problems remain unresolved, these problems need to be addressed. Yet the claim of Scripture to be true remains a viable premise in textual interpretation.

God's Plan for the Ages - Dispensations (2014)
Tue, Mar 18, 2014
by Robert Dean
Series: God's Plan for the Ages - Dispensations (2014)
Duration: 1 hr 3 mins 37 secs
Psst... Come over here a little closer. How would you like a behind-the-scenes peek at God's plan for the ages? It's not really a secret. God has clearly revealed His Plan and it can be known by taking the Bible literally with the words meaning just what they say. Hear several thrilling examples of the exacting, literal way God fulfilled His prophecies in the past and be comforted knowing that all future prophecies will be enacted just as predicted. Learn the three essential elements of God's plan and how all other interpretations of God's Word can be measured against them.
2017 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Tue, Mar 14, 2017
by Wayne House
Series: 2017 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Duration: 1 hr 20 mins 11 secs
Dr. Wayne House
2017 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Wed, Mar 15, 2017
by Andy Woods
Series: 2017 Chafer Theological Seminary Bible Conference
Duration: 1 hr 15 mins 56 secs
Dr. Andy Woods
1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Tue, Feb 26, 2019
by Robert Dean
Passage: 2 Samuel 7:8-17 & 1 Chronicles 17:11-14
Series: 1st and 2nd Samuel (2015)
Duration: 1 hr 10 mins 9 secs
Why do we need to learn about the covenants in the Bible? Listen to this lesson to learn that the covenants tell us God’s promises through which the whole world will be blessed. See that the Davidic Covenant is referred to many times by the prophets and that it is an eternal covenant which can only be fulfilled by the Lord Jesus Christ who is a descendant of David in His humanity. Find out why it is to be interpreted literally. Enjoy the assurance and confidence that these covenants provide us that God always keeps His Word.