Learning Hebrew – Part 1

For then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the Lord, to serve him with one consent.

Zephaniah 3:9 (KJV)

Language – I believe the pure language that is being referenced here is Hebrew. I believe it was the language God spoke when He created everything in Genesis. We know it’s the language spoken during the 1st century when referencing religious things (Acts 21:40), and it was the language Yeshua spoke to Apostle Paul on the road to Damascus (Acts 26:14). So maybe it’s about time I learn it more fluently myself. Continue reading “Learning Hebrew – Part 1”

How to Approach Scripture

This is a great perspective on how to approach Scripture by Skip Moen. I recommend this consideration for us all when reading the text.

The biblical text is paradigm dependent.  By that I mean that just like all human language, the meanings of the words are derived from the way the words were used by the author at the time he wrote in his culture.

How It Works


Skip Moen put together some great thoughts on exegesis. I recommend reading the two posts below as it puts our theological interpretations into perspective.

If you’re unfamiliar with the definition of exegesis:

noun: exegesis; plural noun: exegeses
  1. critical explanation or interpretation of a text, especially of scripture.

A few thoughts on exegesis

A Few Remarks on Exegesis