How to Read the Bible – Chapter 3 (Epistles)


Here it is.  Thank you for your patience and grace.

  1. In what way are the epistles difficult to interpret?
  2. What is the one item that all Epistles have in common?
  3. What is the first thing one should do with the Epistles?
  4. What two steps do the authors suggest?
  5. What does it mean to “THINK PARAGRAPHS”?
  6. How has 1 Corinthians 3:10-15 been wrongly interpreted?
  7. What is the occasion of Philippians 1:12-2:18?
  8. Why does Paul appeal to the humiliation and exaltation of Christ in Philippians 2:5-11?
  9. Why are some of these “problem passages” difficult for us?
  10. What should be the outcome when there are many different options as to what a passage means?