Articles about Understanding the Bible

Because we rely on the Bible to learn how to follow Jesus, studying well is important for every Christian. This isn’t always easy, as men wrote those words a long time ago, in a culture that is foreign to us. We can learn to study well, and so we can learn to understand what God has said.

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall: Mirror-Reading Occasional Letters

When we read books like 1 Corinthians, we're reading one side of a conversation. Mirror-reading is a scholarly technique designed to investigate the rest of the story. It's important to keep the nature of the letter in mind.