Category: biblical interpretation

How Do You Do Lexical Analysis?

I thought it might be helpful to follow up my last post on a common mistake people make when doing lexical analysis with a post on how one does a lexical analysis. What follows are three simple steps to performing a lexical analysis (i.e. word study).[1] Continue reading

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Fake News in the Church

There’s been a lot of talk recently about fake news. In case you’ve missed out on this phenomenon, fake news refers to misinformation that is deliberately spread on social media or even actual media cites often for political or financial gain. (The term can also refer to news media outlets making news stories out of nonstories.) One would never expect this sort of thing to happen in church since the church is to be the bastion of truth, in particular, the truth of God’s holy, inspired, and inerrant Word. Continue reading