HIS SIGWORK

HIS-SIGWORK

HIS SIGWORK
10 Key Principles of Responsible Scripture Interpretation
March 6, 2020
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Dear friends,

If I were to choose my greatest passion, I think it would be purity – purity in the food I eat, purity in the soil that grows the herbs in my backyard, purity in my morning coffee, the pure smell of sheets on the laundry line, the purity of simple times with friends, and the purity of God and His Word.

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HIS SIGWORK, Principle 9 of 10

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Rhema Revelation
1st Corinthians, the Culture and the Context
Principle 9 of 10 Principles of Responsible Scripture Interpretation from HIS SIGWORK
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The written Word of God (logos) becomes the living Word of God (rhema - pronounced ray’-mah) when God highlights His Word in our spirit in a personal way. Is there something that jumps off the page to you and stays with you throughout the days and weeks? God is speaking to you personally in His Word!

How to receive a Rhema Revelation:

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HIS SIGWORK, Principle 8 of 10

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Original Languages and Bible Translations
Principle 8 of 10 Principles of Responsible Scripture Interpretation
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Original Languages
The Old Testament was originally written in Hebrew with a few spots of Aramaic in the books of Daniel and Ezra. The New Testament was originally written in Greek.

No original documents exist, but only thousands of copies called manuscripts. They were produced by hand and copied repeatedly for over 1,400 years for the New Testament and longer for the Old Testament.

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HIS SIGWORK, Principle 5 of 10

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The Insider Scoop
1st Corinthians, the Culture and the Context
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Principle 5 of 10 Principles of Responsible Scripture Interpretation
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This paper shares an example of the importance of understanding the culture and context of Bible passages. For the HIS SIGWORK Overview, please click here.

Gordon Fee wrote a book called The First Epistle to the Corinthians (Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1987). The information in his book is helpful in understanding some of the complex issues that the Apostle Paul addressed in this letter to the church in Corinth. This paper is a compilation of my brief notes. The green text represents my thoughts. The maps on the downloadable PDF show the location of Corinth in Greece.

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HIS SIGWORK, Principle 6 of 10

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Understanding Bible Genres
1st Corinthians, the Culture and the Context
Principle 6 of 10 Principles of Responsible Scripture Interpretation

Genre is the literary type of a book. For example, some books of the Bible are written in the genre of a narrative with characters and plots that tell of real events in which we see God at work. Other portions contain law, poetry, wisdom, the cries of the prophets, and epistles of instruction and encouragement.

My document entitled Understanding Bible Genres is a printed learning tool and may be viewed or purchased here at Flower Girl Greetings.com. This tool measures 8.5 x 11 inches when closed; it can be folded to fit into your Bible.

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Hello, I'm Beth Ann, and this is my blog where I share the beauty of God's Word through Scripture studies and devotional writing for personal and group use!

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