6 Factors for Interpreting Scripture

When interpreting Scripture, these are the 6 factors that I endeavor to keep in focus at all times. Unlike personal, private, spiritual enlightening which can only truly effect the person who experienced such an event, this method is obtainable by everyone. It is a guideline that can be shared by all which ultimately leads to the same result — an historically accurate, culturally dependent, true interpretation. Continue reading “6 Factors for Interpreting Scripture”


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