Very well said, I appreciate your positive insight in studying the scripture. It is important that we dig into the meat and not settle for the milk. Scripture cleanses you and is largely symbolic. Only those that keep on with the diligent search can unlock the clues and the mysteries of God’s Holy Inspired Word.
We have to be aware of the discrepancies and changed choices of words in newer Bibles making them easier to read. Pray always, and ask for the discernment of the Truth and understanding. This is why I still go back to the Hebrew texts and have yet to find a good text for the New Testament in Hebrew. Which is the original Language of God’s Word and has been changed somewhat through the translations, through out the years of rewriting the Word of God. So more digging is necessary to put all the pieces of the puzzle together.
John 5:39 “Search the scriptures for in them ye think you have eternal life: but they are they which testify of me.”
Jesus told the religious leader of his day that in their searching of the scriptures they had missed the main point-finding him. Learning who He is, what He does, His will and purpose for our lives, His blessings and His love.
“The Greek word for search signifies a strict, close, diligent, curious search, such as men make when they are seeking gold, or hunters demonstrate when they are earnestly pursuing game. We must not rest content with having given a superficial reading to a chapter or two, but with the candle of the Spirit, we must deliberately seek out the hidden meaning on the Word…No man who merely skims the Book of God can profit thereby; we must dig and mine until we obtain the hidden treasure.” Charles…
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