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[Mark DeHoog] Authority of Scripture?

Posted by Lex Fear on October 6, 2006

We seem to reach a catch-22, to interpret the Holy Spirit, we must rely on Word to confirm it, at the same time, we need the Holy Spirit to interpret the Word!

I’ve been joining in the comments debate over on Mark DeHoogs‘ blog.

The question, or statement, is: Do our limited, cultural or arrogant interpretations of the word shame Christ and skew the message?

I proposed that if we are all believers and have the Holy Spirit, we should all be able to read scripture and gain a consensus. To expand on my proposition, I believe that the Holy Spirit does interpret scripture for us, however we allow our limited, cultural interpretation to override the Spirit.

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