This article emphasizes the responsibility of the pastor to teach and preach, and to be clear, specific, systematic, and comprehensive in doing so.
This chapter wants to make clear how sound doctrine helps us to read and teach the Bible wisely. Sound doctrine keeps us from inferring things from Scripture that are untrue. The Bible should be read as a single story; understanding the unity of that story is not always so simple. The chapter thus presents general rules for the reading and interpretation of Scripture.