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True Christianity Needs No Interpretation

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in response to reader comment: UNDERSTAND

Submitted by M. Tovey (United States), Jun 26, 2007 at 22:56

The need for interpreting the Hebrew - Christian Holy Scriptures comes from mankind's inability to discern the truth contained therein by mere human means. One must be drawn to the Scriptures by the power of the Holy Spirit in a response to the individual need for forgiveness of each person's sins.

Jesus Christ paid it all by His death on the cross; there is no need for interpreation for that. But one has to recognize their own need and respond to the salvation offered.

In the end, man's (or woman's) biggest threat is not interpretation, but unbelief and lacking the understanding of his or her need for salvation before death. Not only is unbelief the greatest threat for each individual, but it is the greatest tragedy in the face of the love and grace offered in the name of Jesus Christ.


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