The Layman's Bible

Biblical Interpretation from Someone with no Training in Biblical Interpretation

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

On Elections and Disappointment

At the time of writing the notes for this article, the political scene in both countries that I call home was quite turbulent.  In the country where I currently reside, … Continue reading

January 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beyond the Beyond: Election

Note: This is a follow-up to the article Beyond the Beyond; since I’ll be referencing that train of thought, you may want to read it first. Among the large debates … Continue reading

January 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Beyond the Beyond

A philosophy trick people use sometimes to trip up believers is to try to track God to his source.  It follows this line of thinking: Who made your pencil?  A … Continue reading

January 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Devil Doesn’t Get It

Frequently, people get the idea that God and Satan are two mega-forces locked in a battle until the end of time; a universal balance of equal sides.  But according to … Continue reading

January 6, 2018 · Leave a comment