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?????????

4 comments:

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

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

    http://www.ntresources.com/blog/documents/Semantics.pdf

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    1. Thanks for passing along the link, Tom!

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