We are not interpreting God’s words, they are interpreting us

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Clearly and beautifully written. LOVE this piece!

http://www.wideopenground.com/how-the-bible-reads-us/

“As we read the Bible, we forget that the Bible is actually reading us. We are not finding the truth as much as the truth is finding us. We get so busy trying to discover the truth of a text that we forget to observe how the text is reading us. Are we bored? Are we angry? Are we sad? These are all ways in which the text reads us. As the text triggers our emotions, the text is teaching us. Or are we blocked so we cannot understand the text? This is also a means in which the texts is trying to tell us something.”

Image source and article: http://www.wideopenground.com/how-the-bible-reads-us/

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One thought on “We are not interpreting God’s words, they are interpreting us

  1. Thanks for the link and look forward to reading your blog more.

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