bs09 Clarity of Scripture

Clarity of Scripture

The Clarity of the Scriptures (Perspicuity)
By David Cox
[BS09] v1 ©2012 www.coxtracts.com
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Deut 6:6 And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart: 7 And thou shalt teach them diligently unto thy children, and shalt talk of them when thou sittest in thine house, and when thou walkest by the way, and when thou liest down, and when thou risest up.

The doctrine of the clarity of Scripture or by its other name “perspecuity”, affirms that Scripture’s message is actually clear to understand, and this is by divine design. Jesus rebuked the Pharisees for not understanding the Scriptures, reaffirming the concept that Scripture is easy and obvious to understand. The problem of not understanding them is not in the nature of Scripture, but in the sin of man’s heart. Continue reading

bs04 The Symbols of Jesus Christ: Christ the Groom

Symbols of Jesus Christ Christ the Groom

The Symbols of Jesus Christ: Christ the Groom

By David Cox

[bs04] v1 ©2011 www.coxtracts.com/bs04
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Symbols of Jesus Christ: Christ the Groom TOPICS: Jesus is the Bridegroom | Commitment and Wait Time | The Bride Prepares | The Groom Prepares | Waiting and Anticipation | The Earnst of the Holy Spirit


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bs01 Principles of Interpretation of Holy Scripture

Principles of Interpretation of
Holy Scripture

By David Cox

[bs01] v1 ©2009 www.coxtracts.com
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There are principles from God that guide us as to how we are to interpret the Bible. We have to observe these so that we can understand Scripture as God wants. Cults and groups with unbiblical doctrines and practices always try to twist these principles for their viewpoints, but we must insist on observing them, and they will guide us to the truth of God. Hermeneutics (principles of interpretation) are what give structure and form to the Word of God, understanding and clarity of communication so that we truly understand well the Word of God. Continue reading