Category: Bible Study Methods/Hermeneutics

Bible Study, Bible Study Methods/Hermeneutics, Musings

The Fear of the Lord

What is the “fear of the Lord?” The words that are used in both the Old Testament and New Testament are words that would be used to describe general fear, to be frightened, a terror, to feel great distress, deep concern of pain, to tremble, to show high value and honor to one in authority bordering …

Bible Study, Bible Study Methods/Hermeneutics, Biblical Character Study

Old Testament Character Studies

I have the privilege of teaching through a study of Old Testament character to two different groups this summer. As I prepare, it has become clear that too often we change our hermeneutical methodology when doing a character study.  So here is my short, but hopefully developing list of guidelines for studying Old Testament Characters: …