Wednesday, July 23, 2014

A Thought On Lexical Analysis

I'm reviewing a book on lexical analysis. Just finished typing up my review in fact. Here's one of the tidbits I included:
"Every step in the exegetical process has certain parameters within which students of God’s Word must operate. Dangerous conclusions, well-dressed misinterpretations of Scripture, and 'guaranteed-to-wow-the-crowds' nuggets of lexical pyrite—all of these are impediments to the faithful exposition of biblical texts."
Do you use lexical pyrite?????????


  1. My late Greek professor, Rod Decker, often warned his students: "Golden nugget preaching is the worst kind of preaching."

  2. This is a helpful reminder to me as I read and study the Greek NT:

    1. Thanks for passing along the link, Tom!