BIBLE-BASED HERMENEUTICS #3. PHILOSOPHICAL PRESUPPOSITIONS

The Two Greatest Rules of Hermeneutics:  Honesty and Humility  Every student of God’s Word must consciously strive for absolute honesty in his attempt to understand the meaning God intended by His use of every jot and tittle of His Word. Continue reading

BIBLE-BASED HERMENEUTICS–2. WHY DO WE NEED “BIBLE-BASED HERMENEUTICS”

The most viable answer to this question is because the Holy Word of God was given to humanity in the original manuscripts of Hebrew, Aramaic, and Greek—not in English or any other human language. Neither the Latin Vulgate, Wycliffe’s Bible Continue reading

Rick’s Archived Posts

(Click the Category, “Rick’s Blogs,” on the right to select which ones you would like to read.) Bible-Based Hermeneutics: 1. What Is Foundation for Biblical Research? The “REAL” National Crisis for Next Year. Why Is It So Difficult for Human Continue reading

The “REAL” National Crisis for Next Year.

The Bible clearly teaches in the book of Judges, that a nation’s people receive the type of government they deserve based on their relationship with God. Obviously, the RNC (and even more so, the DNC) is strongly controlled by unprincipled Continue reading

Bible-Based Hermeneutics: 1. What Is Foundation for Biblical Research?

Statement of Purpose (Developed 1977; Updated December 2016) FBR was organized in 1977 to conduct Bible research.  Its purposes are to Perform technical research in the original languages of Scripture. Develop, publish and distribute technical tools that result from this Continue reading

HOW DID WE GET TO THIS POINT IN AMERICAN POLITICS?

Proponents of three different political factions are vying to win the governing of America this election. First, there are the Democratic and Republican party politicians who currently are in power and who have long controlled each party. They want to Continue reading

RESOLVING THE IMMEDIATE REFUGEE CRISIS

I think we need a three-pronged approach to resolving this problem; an approach that would win the approval of a vast majority of Americans, and even receive worldwide support. First and foremost, our nation now needs to commit to DESTROY Continue reading

WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT FOR HUMAN BEINGS TO UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE?

Why are there such extreme variations in how theologians, denominations, religious leaders, and average people interpret specific passages? We don’t wonder why children don’t understand adult language. A child’s short attention span, restricted knowledge, and limited vocabulary as compared to Continue reading

RIGHTLY DIVIDING THE WORD OF TRUTH

Understanding when each of the two Covenants starts and ends, as well as to whom each is directed, is essential for Christians to envision God’s plan for human history. For instance: what portion, if any, of The Law given to Continue reading