Understanding the Big Picture of the Bible – An Overview of the Bible's Storyline

How is the Bible a unity? The Scriptures makes it clear that God has a unified plan for all of history. God’s ultimate purpose realized in the fullness of time is to unite all things in Christ (Ephesians 1:10). The Old Testament contains God’s promises and covenants. All of these were shadows, prefigurements, and types.

Reading the Word of God in the Presence of God – Foundations for Interpretation

Chapter 1 is part of a volume that has as stated purpose to help people grow in skill in interpreting the Bible. The process of interpretation is illustrated by considering the stages through which an interpreter may travel in studying Scripture. The author places the study of God’s Word in the context of man’s faithful response in loving God.

Inerrancy and Worldview – How Can Only One Religion Be Right?

Are all religions at heart the same? Can there be only one true religion? The author reflects upon these questions in Chapter 1. Part of this reflection explains the relevance of people’s assumptions about truth. People’s basic assumptions about the nature of the world fit together to form a worldview.