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…unto God a Workman that needeth not to be ashamed, Rightly Dividing The Word Of Truth! (Title, and Heading, 2 Tim 2.15 KJV).
I am forever a Student of the “Word of God,” the Bible. Having an insatiable hunger, and thirst, for it’s Truth, within the proper historical setting, and context. Both, from whence the Scriptures originated (were written), and then eventually came to us (became scripture). Another important aspect of understanding the Scripture text is the approximate date of the event being written about.
It cannot be overstated of what great importance the historical setting contributes to the proper contextual understanding of scripture! The scripture has a purposeful, historical, and contextual meaning! In other words, something was said, and something was meant by it, and there was a historical context. The “sitz im leben,” (settings in life), were ever present. Nothing was said in a Vacuum, the stuff of…
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