bs09 Clarity of Scripture I explain how God designed and guarantees that his Holy Scripture is clear for us to understand. This we can bank on.
The Clarity of the Scriptures (Perspicuity)
By David Cox
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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 “perspicuity”, 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