Reading, Understanding, and Applying Scripture
The Bible is an amazing book. Its message has brought comfort to countless people through the years, shaping them and encouraging them through every season of life. And yet, the Bible has also been the subject of much debate because not everyone agrees on the meaning of every scriptural text. Why is this? Why is it sometimes difficult to understand Scripture? Can an ancient book like the Bible be relevant for our modern world? How can we discover and apply its meaning? Can the Bible have multiple meanings? If you have ever wondered about these sorts of questions, then this class is for you. In this FREE preview course, you will:
“I have always had a desire to study the Bible, but I didn’t know how. After taking BSM, it has opened up the Bible like never before and has given me the tools to have a better understanding of what God’s Word means.”
“I’ve been a Christian the majority of my life, and I thought I had a pretty good grasp on God’s Word. Taking this class has deepened my understanding and made the Word exciting and new.”
Matthew has been with Eternity Bible College since 2016. He has a passion for teaching students how to read the Bible faithfully and with careful reflection. An ordained minister, his aim is to equip Christians with the resources they need to be intelligent and gracious witnesses for Christ. Matthew holds undergraduate degrees in international studies and philosophy, as well as a Ph.D. in biblical studies and hermeneutics.