Why Do People Misinterpret The Bible

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What would happen if we all did not know how to properly interpret what people say or what we read? Would we all get offended, confused or bewildered? That is exactly what happens with the Bible on a daily basis. People will pick up the Bible, read a part of it, and then take it out of context and not get the full understanding of what it means. Misunderstanding the Bible leads to people believing that there are contradictions in it because they do not know how to properly read and interpret the Bible, they forget that the Bible goes more in depth and repeats important events, and Jesus’ death is easily misunderstood.
One of the main reasons that people misinterpret the Bible is because they do not know how to properly read it. You should never
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It is just how if you are talking to your mom about something that happened at school, you will more than likely give her a brief overview, but if you are talking to one of your friends, you will tell them every detail. One of the most common misconceptions that people will find is that light can not be made without the sun, moon are stars. On the first day of creation, “God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light.” (“Genesis 1, NIV”). Then, on day four, he created two lights “the greater light to govern the day and the lesser light to govern the night” (“Genesis 1, NIV”) which were the sun and the moon. This is typically misunderstood as light being created twice, but it is actually light being created once by energy and then specific light sources being created. Another common supposed contradiction is that Genesis 1 and 2 contradict each other because things are created twice. In Genesis 1, the Bible gives us a brief overview of what happen within the seven day span. Day and night, water and land, plants, trees and fruits, sun, moon and stars were all created within the seven days as explained in Genesis 1. In Genesis 2, however, heaven and earth’s creation is further explained and man is formed. Genesis 2 is not saying that heaven and earth are separated a second time, but it is rather giving a more in depth

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