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Ep.989: Why Didn’t God Make the Bible Easy to Understand? (Part II)

Unlocking the door of biblical understanding one step at a time

Why Didn’t God Make the Bible Easy to Understand? (Part II)

Theme Scripture: Isaiah 55:8-9


A few weeks ago we began a conversation about the Bible and its inherent challenges of understanding and interpretation.  As we discussed the book in all of its complexity, we suggested a very straightforward and simple conclusion:  the Bible is difficult to understand because it was purposely written to be difficult to understand.  Such a conclusion really disturbs most common Christian thinking about converting the world here and now.  As we continue to lay out what we believe to be the reasons for such an avoidance of world appeal by the Scriptures, we now turn the focus on the really big question of results.  Why would God, why did God set up a plan where everyone does NOT get a fair chance to come to an understanding of the Bible in our present environment?  What good could possibly come from such a strategy?

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  1. “Immortal Words.” Is there such a thing as “immortal words?” Can Words be immortal? Or are they everlasting… once ya say it, ya can’t take it back… *G*

  2. Why can’t the world accept the Bible is a testament of others experiences with relation to the Creator? Why can’t we break from the Bible and focus on the living word that people in life, right here, right now are exactly that?


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