The Layman's Bible

Biblical Interpretation from Someone with no Training in Biblical Interpretation

Jesus Freaks Out and the Church Does Nothing

I once wrote on here that as a personal project I was harmonizing the Gospels.  As you probably already know, there’s a lot of overlap between the four accounts of … Continue reading

March 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Hope x3

Sometimes it’s hard to concentrate on or understand everything in the Bible.  That was happening to me a lot when I wrote the notes for this article. So one night … Continue reading

March 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Song of Zion

As I was reading through the Bible, I came across a really nice Psalm that I’ve never heard a pastor use in a sermon.  Before going on, perhaps you should … Continue reading

March 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

I’m Sorry I Asked

The Bible is a big book with a lot of confusing things in it.  Sometimes when I run into very confusing passages (usually weird prophesies) I check the internet.  The … Continue reading

February 24, 2018 · Leave a comment

Taking God at His Word

Today’s article comes partly in response to a discourse I’ve been having in the comments section of one of the other articles here (I won’t link it).  Both the commenter … Continue reading

February 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Who Cares, You Stupid Old Man?

In 2 Timothy 3:16-17 Paul wrote, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly … Continue reading

February 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Christian Bias

One of the things we celebrate about God is that he is unbiased.  Paul wrote in Romans 2:11, “For God does not show favoritism.”  Isn’t that great?  But…do we really … Continue reading

February 3, 2018 · Leave a comment