Exegesis matters.

Otherwise, you get eisegesis of the highest order.

At some point we’re going to start listening to Paul on biblical church governance, right?

Case in point:



Definition of eisegesis:
eis·ege·sis noun \ˌī-sə-ˈjē-səs, ˈī-sə-ˌ\
plural eis·ege·ses

:  the interpretation of a text (as of the Bible) by reading into it one’s own ideas — compare exegesis


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