As I train students in mission I'm aware that their ability to handle the Bible is a very high priority. It's not everything - nothing is gained by having an army of highly-trained Bible-wielding assassins on the loose... but an army of big-hearted Spirit-filled risk-taking sovereign-God-loving servants who can give the sense and explain the meaning of God's word to themselves and others is nigh on unstoppable. They'll hold firmly to God's promises in his trustworthy message, they'll be able to speak God's words into human objections, arguments as well as using it to bring help to those in pain and heartbreak.- the rest here.
The Theological Interpretation of Scripture
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