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2014 Session 42: Literal/Figurative Discussion

In this session Dr. Nunnally opens the floor for comments and questions with respect to figurative language in scripture, a discussion begun last week.

 Acts 20:35; 1 Corinthians 11; Matthew 13; Jeremiah 1:14, 15, 18; Galatians 5:12; Numbers 17; Isaiah 5; Ezekiel 20 & 21

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2014 Session 41: The Bible — Literal or Figurative?

In today’s session, Dr. Nunnally tackles the basics of scriptural interpretation. How much of the Bible should we take literally? How much is figurative? How shall we distinguish historical references from metaphorical references? “Ninety-nine percent of the Bible explains itself. Look for meaning in the ‘context’.”

Jeremiah 1:11-13; Ezekiel 11:3,7; Isaiah 5:1-7; Ezekiel 20:20-21; Ezekiel 21:5; Luke 23:31; Matthew 3:1-12; John 15; Matthew 13:3-18

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