BI161 Problems in Bible Interpretation: Difficult Passages I

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Believe it or not, not everything in the Bible can be understood by children; many passages are not even easy to understand for adults. Delve into a number of difficult passages with Dr. Heiser as he introduces key interpretive issues and the problems that are lurking in the background of these verses. He guides you through what needs the most attention and introduces you to several options for interpretation for each passage. Dr. Heiser focuses on the importance of being able to wrap our minds around and navigate through the difficult passages of Scripture, because although they may be challenging, they are still significant for theology. How you understand these verses will have an important ripple effect on the interpretation of other passages you will encounter in the course of your own personal Bible study.

Introduction

Introducing the Speaker and the Course

Introducing the Speaker and the Course

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The Creation Account

Issues in Genesis 1:1–3

Issues in Genesis 1:1–3

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Saul’s Reign

Issues in 1 Samuel 13:1

Issues in 1 Samuel 13:1

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The Bridegroom of Blood

Issues in Exodus 4:21–26

Issues in Exodus 4:21–26

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The Sin of Ham and the Curse of Canaan

Issues in Genesis 9:20–27

Issues in Genesis 9:20–27

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The Gods of the Nations

Issues in Deuteronomy 32:8–9

Issues in Deuteronomy 32:8–9

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The Word Was God

Issues in John 1:1–2

Issues in John 1:1–2

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All Things in Common

Issues in Acts 2:42–46

Issues in Acts 2:42–46

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Baptism as Spiritual Warfare

Issues in 1 Peter 3:14–22

Issues in 1 Peter 3:14–22

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Baptism for the Dead

Issues in 1 Corinthians 15:29

Issues in 1 Corinthians 15:29

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The Death of the Old Nature

The Context of Romans 6:6

The Context of Romans 6:6

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Conclusion

Summary

Summary

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