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Are you sure you know what your favorite Bible verses mean?
"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."--Philippians 4:13
"'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'"--Jeremiah 29:11
"And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good."--Romans 8:28
These and a surprising number of well-known Scripture passages are commonly misused or misunderstood. Even well-intentioned Christians take important verses out of context, and pastor Eric J. Bargerhuff has seen the effects: confusion, poor decisions, and a distorted view of God's Word.
In this concise yet thorough book, Bargerhuff helps all of us understand what these verses meant when they were written so we can apply them accurately today. Providing fascinating historical and scriptural insights, he shows how to read God's promises and instructions in context and appreciate even more the Bible's eternal message.
Eric J. Bargerhuff, PhD, has served in pastoral ministry in churches in Ohio, Illinois, and Florida. He received his doctorate in biblical and systematic theology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois and currently serves as the
Very well written. I have always wondered about different verses in the Bible like these and their context. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Kenneth McClusky
Very helpful book. So often Scripture is taken out of context. The author teaches to look at the context of the verse; the setting, who it was written for, etc. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Debbie Petras
The author does a pretty good job on several of the passages he chooses to comment on; however, I find the personal stories distracting in a work like this. Read morePublished 1 month ago by David Posey
This book was well intended for the cherry picker bible reader and I am not saying I am above that person however I knew most of the information in this book already and have heard... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kindle Customer
If you think someone is misusing scripture, read this book to help you avoid doing it. Was a great sermon series.Published 1 month ago by Ronald Libby
The author Eric Bargerhuff does and excellent job teaching the reader how to correctly understand the Bible. He points out how several popular verses are taken out of context. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Jazziegirl
This book challenges the Christian to really think about verses that have really become cliche to Christianity. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Chris Kramer