WWUTT: Earnestly Desire the Higher Gifts?

Earnestly Desire the Higher Gifts? The miraculous spiritual gifts, as we read of them in the New Testament, were given to the Apostles and their close associates as signs to authenticate that the Gospel they preached was the Word of God. If the miraculous gifts were a regular thing, they wouldn’t be miraculous. The signs of a true apostle were performed among you with utmost patience, with signs and wonders and mighty works. (2 Corinthians 12:12) God also bore witness by signs and wonders and … [Read more...]

Ouxano: Some General Rules About Biblical Interpretation

Some General Rules about Biblical Interpretation. These rules apply no matter what section of the Bible you may be reading at the time. But before we get to these rules, we need to establish which divisions are from God and which aren’t. While each book was Divinely breathed, the chapters and verses within each book were not added until around 1200 A.D. with the onset of the printing press. The exception is the Book of Psalms. Each chapter is a separate Psalm, each inspired by G … [Read more...]