On the principles of interpretation as applied to the prophecies of holy scripture
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On the principles of interpretation as applied to the prophecies of holy scripture a discoursedelivered in the meeting-house in Fetter Lane ... with notes. by John Pye Smith

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Published by Holdsworth in London .
Written in English


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Paginationiv, 76 p. ;
Number of Pages76
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Open LibraryOL20273319M

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General Principles of Interpretation Key Scripture: "So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets" (Matt. ). Scripture is one of the positive features of evangelical scholarship in recent decades. No longer are the same principles or methods of in-terpretation applied across the board to every text without regard for differences in genre. Such an approach can lead to confusion, misun - derstanding, and even wrong interpretations or applications. CarefulFile Size: KB. Start studying Hermeneutics final exam chapters 7 through Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Bible book introductions some Bible handbooks are most helpful to modern readers. When the Holy Spirit is guiding our interpretation of Scripture, we can expect that the interpretation will. Here are some basic principles to keep in mind, when studying the prophecies— Scripture must be compared with Scrip-ture—The proper way to understand the prophe-cies is by adhering to the principle of “turning to and fro in the prophecies.” This is a concept given us by Isaiah: “For precept must be upon precept, preceptFile Size: KB.

D. Hermeneutics The art and science of biblical interpretation E. Exegesis "Exegesis may be defined as the determination of the meaning of the biblical text in its historical and literary contexts Exegesis is the actual interpretation of the Bible, and hermeneutics consists of the principles by which the meaning is determined" (Zuck,File Size: KB. Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not at any time by the will of man, but holy men of God spoke as they were moved by the Holy Spirit.” 2 Peter Peter says that there is a certainty in the prophecies of the Bible and that assurance doesn’t come from man. The Principles of Bible Interpretation MARK BURKILL There was a time when someone who went under the name of evangelical would have had a clearly defined position on the Bible. Such a person would have been marked off from a liberal theologian by his assertion of the infallibility of Holy Scripture, and he would. These latter principles should be observed especially in the study of the book of Revelation, for "in the Revelation all the books of the Bible meet and end."—"The Acts of the Apostles," p. "The things revealed to Daniel were afterward complemented by the revelation made to John on the isle of Patmos."—"Testimonies to Minis­ters," p.

Peter was aware of Scripture and its prophecies. He affirmed that these prophecies are certain, and that we as Christians should pay very serious attention to them. In this article, we will review five principles, or keys, that will help us better understand Bible prophecy. The first key is that the Bible interprets its own symbols. The book of. The prophecies of the book of Revelation relative to the great red dragon -- pagan Rome (chap), the two beasts that succeeded to his seat and power (chap), and (what is identical with these two beasts) the woman riding upon a scarlet-colored beast (chap), are so intimately related to the fourth kingdom of Daniel, that whatever view be. "Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the Scripture is of any private interpretation. For prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost" (2 Pet. 1: 20, 21). Prophecies given by the Holy Spirit must be explained by the Holy Spirit. "He shall teach you all things" (John 26). Sam A. Smith (Due to the length of this article, only a brief introduction appears here; to read the entire article, click or tap HERE.) As the church expanded into the Greek and Roman world, Christianity was, over time, quite literally transformed into a non-Jewish and somewhat anti-cosmic religion.