Hindrances To Bible Interpretation


As Bible students, we are called to “Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, a worker who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth” (2 Timothy 2:15).  Yet, we see many who misunderstand, mishandle and miss out on the truth of Scripture.  Why, when the Bible says we should understand, do so many seem to misunderstand and mishandle the truth?

1. Introduction 0:00
2. The Fence-Straddler Approach 1:55
3. The Clergy Business Approach 5:50
4. The Cafeteria Approach 10:10
5. The Mystery Approach 14:15
6. The Idol Approach 19:05
7. The Educational Approach 22:05
8. The Lotto Approach 24:55
9. The Devil's Advocate Approach 32:30
10. Conclusion 36:50