嗨,格林,我是施内尔,来自南非 首先, 我想开始说,非常感谢你的视频 你尽了很多的努力, 只为了激励人们更接近上帝 并教育人基督徒应该如何,以及圣经对我们所说的话 我个人观看了很多你的视频,启发了我很多,与上帝建立一个更好的关系, 也做一个更好的基督徒, 今天我的问题是,我读圣经,, 我也常常祈祷, 但我现在比较挣扎的是试图理解圣经要对我说的话, 所以,当我阅读了一段,试图了解上帝所给予的信息, 透过里面的故事或特定的经文,由于语文的关系,高词汇, 所以,额,这将是一件非常感谢的事,如果你能做一个视频, 或在脸书上留言或电子邮件寄给我,那会很棒, 期待您的回讯,加油,再见, 谢谢你的问题,施内尔, 在这个视频,我给你七个步骤,以帮助您了解圣经, 但在开始之前, 我想感谢道格, · 巴契勒赞助这个视频 道格.

· 巴契勒是我最喜欢的基督教传教士之一 他也有自己的 Youtube: 频道与许多鼓舞人心的基督教视频 点击屏幕右上角的卡片 或视频叙述栏中的链接就能订阅他的Youtube频道 现在,第1步 为明白圣经而祈祷 提摩太后书 三章16节 说 圣经都是圣灵所默示的 换句话说, 上帝是圣经的作者 上帝使用人描写圣经,祂启发了他们写的内容 因此,也因为上帝是圣经的作者 要求他帮助你理解,这符合逻辑吧? 并且上帝想要帮助你理解祂的话 在约翰福音十六章13, 节,耶稣说, 只等真理的圣灵来了,他要引导你们明白一切的真理。, 因为他不是凭自己说的,乃是把他所听见的都说出来。, 并要把将来的事告诉你们。, 所以在读圣经之前,先祈祷,, 请求圣灵指导帮助你理解祂的话, 这是一个很好的习惯。, 要点2 每天阅读神的话, 在马太福音四章 4 节,耶稣说 人活着,不是单靠食物, 乃是靠上帝口里所出的一切话。, 在这,圣经被比喻为面包,是一种食物, 我们每天吃食物,以成长并保持我们强壮, 我们也需要在神的话语的知识中成长,, 并和祂建立牢固的关系,, 因此需要圣经介入, 每天食用圣经会达到这目的, 它是属灵的粮食, 但如果你只是偶尔读圣经, 你对上帝话语的知识会受到限制,你与上帝的关系会薄弱, 如果你久久才读一次圣经,你会在属灵上饿死自己, 第3点, 读整个圣经, 阅读整个圣经很重要,以了解它整体的意思, 我知道这似乎令人不安,因为圣经那么厚, 旧约和新约由; 66 本书,二合为一,页数就有约 1200 页 这可能是一些基督徒不读整个圣经的原因之一 他们可能会阅读晨钟课或诗篇或福音书或新约的某些部分 但如果这是你读经的方式 你会缺乏贯穿在整本圣经中的重要真理 并且会对一些圣经教义上的理解有扭曲 所以花一些时间读完整本圣经吧 一个很好的方法就是使用读经计划表, 我会在视频下方留下一个读经计划网址, 它来自奇妙真相,一个基督教事工 他们的读经计划每天会给你新旧约中的几章经文, 一年内帮助你通读整本圣经 第4 让圣经诠释它自己 圣经是它自己的解释者 使徒保罗在哥林多前书二章13, 节写到, 并且我们讲说这些事,不是用人智慧所指教的言语,, 乃是用圣灵所指教的言语,将属灵的话,解释属灵的事。, 圣经是一本属灵的书,为了理解它, 我们需要比较它本身,例如为了理解圣经的主题,如救恩, 收集所有圣经中有关救恩的经文是必要的,, 并比较他们以得到一个全面的理解, 基督教中,之所以存在许多虚假的教义, 是因为人们没有这么做, 他们采取一个或只有几节关于一些圣经的主题, 然后做总结,忽视了其他很多关于这主题的经文, 因此导致他们限制和曲解了圣经的意思, 允许圣经诠释自己,另一个很好的例子是, 当谈到圣经预言, 圣经中的预言书,, 如但以理和启示录,其中有高度象征性, 幸运的是,, 解开这些预言符号之谜的关键在于圣经本身, 例如,在启示录十三章,它提到两个野兽,在末日欺骗世界接受兽的印记, 一个像豹的兽,一个像羔羊的兽, 帮助我们了解兽的含义的钥匙, 能在但以理书七章23, 节中发现, 在该章的开头提到一个兽, 它说到,第四兽就是地上的第四个王国, 所以,这里给了我们线索,就是启示录13章的两个兽象征两个王国, 顺便说一下,, 如果你想了解更多关于末世圣经预言, 点击屏幕上的卡片,查看一些我的预言视频, 第5.

应用你学到的东西 理解圣经不仅仅是祈祷和使用正确的方法学习的问题 你还需要应用你学到的东西 耶稣在约翰福音七章 17 节说 人若立志遵着他的旨意行,就必晓得这教训或是出于神,或是我凭着自己说的。 如果你在学习圣经时运用上帝话语中的真理, 上帝会祝福你,让你更深入地理解他的话 换句话说,遵循你所知的,上帝会赐予你更多的知识 第6 – 使用一本好圣经 现在有很多版本的圣经,有的是直译(逐字)翻译圣经版本和意译(想法)翻译圣经版本 现在我想提一件事是,没有完美的英文翻译的圣经, 原来的圣经主要是用希伯来语和希腊语写的, 而当你把某种语言翻译成另一种语言时, 是不可能完美地传达一切,尤其是当你有像圣经那么厚的书, 不要误会我的意思,, 这并不意味着圣经的英文翻译是坏的或类似的东西, 大多数英文圣经在传达原文意思和保持教义都做得很好, 但没有一本圣经是完美的,不过有一些圣经比其他的优越, 我一会儿就谈到, 现在,如果你想更好地了解圣经, 第一件事,我不鼓励的是使用意译翻译本,至少作为你学习时的主要圣经, 意译翻译本基本上是人使用自己的意思,重写了圣经, 根据他们自己认为的圣经意思,然后使用现代语文写给我们, 以便容易阅读,所以它似乎就像在对圣经做出评论, 但,如果翻译的人对某些概念或教义有偏见, 这将反映在他们的翻译里 圣经最出名的意译翻译本之一是尤金.

· 彼得森的《信息圣经》 有许多批评关于他的一些经文翻译得很糟糕 我不会谈到它里面坏的例子,因为这不是这视频的用意 但,如果你去谷歌搜寻,就会明白我说的 现在,圣经意译翻译有时可以派上用场 当你不清楚你所研究的主要圣经中的经文所要告诉你的话 你可以拿你的经文与意译翻译本做比较,这可以帮助你更好地了解 但就我个人而言, 我一点也不读任何意译翻译本,从不 现在让我告诉你一点,关于意译翻译本圣经 意译翻译本试图用现代简单的英文表达原始中每个句子和段落的语言 却没有试图一字一字翻译,像直译本圣经那样。这稍后我会提及更多 所以,若希腊新约的一句经文中有七个字, 意译翻译本可能会改变成五或十个字 并且以不同的顺序和不同的语法呈现,若他在英文中更容易明白, 这使它们比较容易阅读, 这些意译翻译本,如新国际版本(NIV),, 新美国版圣经(NAB)和新修订的标准版本, (, NRSV), 现在,, 虽然意译翻译的想法比直译圣经的翻译更容易吸收, 但我不建议用它们作为你主要学习的圣经, 因为他们不是原文圣经的字面翻译, 因此,他们较不接近原来文的意思, 然而,, 我有时会查看意译圣经的解释, 当我在主要学习的圣经,英王钦定本(KJV, ), 上有困难。事实上,我今天刚这么做, 希伯来书十二章4, 节在新英王钦定本说到, 你们还没抵挡到流血的地步,与罪恶相争。, 因不太理解它的意思,所以,我查看了新国际版本(NIV), 它说,在你和罪恶斗争时,你还没抵抗到流血的地步。, 这帮助我理解希伯来书写信的对象, 还没有到达他们为信仰殉难的时候, 新国际版本写得更清楚, 现在我要谈谈圣经的(逐字)直译翻译本, 直译翻译版本试图保留原始语言确切的单词和短语, 这些圣经是你可以得到的最原意的翻译, 这些直译本圣经,如英王钦定本(KJV), 新英王钦定本, (, NKJV, ), 新美国标准圣经, (, Nasb ) ,英语标准版 ( ESV ) 和广大本圣经, (, AMP, ), 等, 其中,我个人选择新英王钦定本, (NKJV), 因为英王钦定本和新英王钦定本是, 从希腊文的《新约》翻译而来,称为公认文本, 公认文本是基于一个希腊手稿系列,, 叫做拜占庭抄本, 而这些抄本自早期教会历史以来一直广泛发行 这很重要因为上帝答应会保守祂的话, 诗篇十二篇 6 至 7节说 耶和华的言语,是纯净的言语。如同银子在泥炉中炼过七次。, 耶和华阿,你必保护他们。你必保佑他们永远脱离这世代的人。, 大多数现代圣经翻译本的问题, 是他们使用了另一本新约翻译本,称为鉴定文本, 其中包括两份名为西乃抄本和梵蒂冈抄本, 这两份抄本是最近才发现的,, 已经丢弃了很长时间, 西乃抄本于1844年在圣凯瑟琳修道院的一个垃圾篮子里被发现, 并且已经不使用约一千五百年, 梵蒂冈抄本被梵蒂冈封闭了400多年, 从1448到1866年,当时已不使用, 所以,我们应该接纳鉴定文本为上帝的话吗?因为被丢弃了那么久 你认为呢?让我知道在下方的留言, 有一件事是肯定的,这听起来好像上帝对这些抄本保持不善, 我的意思是,, 圣经没有说上帝会保留祂的话, 300年, 然后失去使用1500年,然后重新发现 实际上,这与耶稣在马太福音二十四章, 35, 节中说的相反 它写到,天地将被废去,但我的话不会废去。, 有很多原因,, 为什么我选择英王钦定本和新英王钦定本过于现代版本, 但我将不得不保存到未来的视频,因为这是另一个主题, 第7.

使用圣经资源 圣经资源, 如圣经学习指南,书籍或听证道,这些都能帮助你有效地理解圣经 有一个地方,你可以得到这一切甚至更多就在 奇妙真相 的应用程序 奇妙真相是我最喜欢的基督教机构之一, 他们有一个免费的应用程序,其中包括证道,圣经研究,圣经问题回答,基督教博客等等。, 点击视频下方叙述栏中的链接。今天就下载, ios, 或, Android, 上的奇妙真相, 为了更好了解圣经,祈求上帝的指引是至关重要的, 并愿意遵循你学到的东西,, 每一天留出一些时间读祂的话, 读完整个圣经,使你熟悉它的内容, 你也会得到一个全面的知识去明白一个主题, 使用直译圣经版本,如英王钦定本或新英王钦定本, 这会给你的信心,明白你读的东西是接近原文的意思, 使用圣经资源,如奇妙真相的应用程序也能带来帮助, 还有,不要忘了订阅我的频道,如果你是新人, 并按下小铃铛,这样你不会错过我未来的任何上传, 如果你喜欢这个视频欢迎按赞并分享, 欢迎点击屏幕查看更多我的视频, 谢谢你的观看,, 上帝赐福你, hi Grinnell from South Africa.

I first of all just want to start off by saying thanks so much for all your videos. You've, put up for doing your best just to inspire people, to get closer to God and educating people of what it is to be a Christian and what the Bible has to say to us um.

So I personally watch a lot of your videos that has inspired me so much to build a better relationship with God and just be a better Christian. So my question for today is, I do read Bible and I do pray a lot, but what I really seem to battle with is trying to understand what the Bible has to say to me.

So when I read a passage just trying to understand what the message God is trying to give in that story or in that specific passage because of the high level of high level of language, that's being used, so yes, it would be greatly Appreciated, if you can just like do a video or answer me on facebook, Messenger or anything email me that would be great looking forward to hearing from you cheers bye.

Thank you for your question. Shanae in this video I'm gonna give you seven steps to help. You understand the Bible, but before I do that, I want to thank Doug Batchelor for sponsoring this. Video Doug Batchelor is one of my favorite Christian preachers and he also has his own YouTube channel with a lot of inspiring Christian videos.

Click on the card in the upper right-hand corner of the screen or the link in the video description to subscribe to the bachelor on YouTube. Now for the steps number one pray for understanding. Second, Timothy chapter 3, verse 16 says all Scripture is given by inspiration of God.

In other words, God is the author of the Bible. Now, even though God he used the men to write the Bible, he inspired what they wrote. Therefore, since God is the author of the Bible, doesn't, it make sense to ask him to help you understand it, and God wants to help.

You understand his word. Jesus said in John chapter 16, verse 13. However, when he the Spirit of Truth has come, he will guide you into all truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears, he will speak and he will tell you things to come.

So it's, good practice, to pray before reading the Bible and ask God for the guidance of the Holy Spirit to help you understand his word number 2. Read God's Word daily. Jesus said in Matthew, chapter 4, verse 4.

Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds from the mouth of God. The Bible is compared to bread, which is a type of food. We eat physical food on a daily basis in order to grow and keep us strong.

We also need to grow in the knowledge of God's Word and have a strong relationship with him and that's. Where the Bible comes in reading, the Bible on a daily basis will accomplish that, for you, it's, spiritual food, but if you read the Bible only on occasion, your knowledge of God & # 39, s Word will be restricted and your relationship with God will be feeble in essence, if you only read the Bible periodically, you will be spiritually starving yourself.

Number 3 read the entire Bible. It's, important to read the entire Bible to get at least a general understanding of its contents. Now I know it can seem daunting, because the Bible is so big. The Old and New Testaments are made up of a combined 66 books containing approximately 1200 pages, and that's.

Probably one of the reasons that some Christians don't read through the entire Bible and they may read daily devotions or the Psalms or the Gospels or some parts of the New Testament. But if that's, how you read the Bible, you will act, knowledge of vital truths, sprinkled all throughout Scripture, and you may get a warped understanding of some Bible doctrines.

So take the time to read through the entire Bible. One good way to do this is by following a Bible reading plan I'll leave a link in the video description to a Bible. Reading plan from a Christian ministry called amazing facts.

Their Bible reading plan gives you a few chapters to read from the old and new testaments every day to help you read through the entire Bible in a year number four, let the Bible interpret itself. The Bible is its own interpreter.

The Apostle Paul wrote in first Corinthians, chapter 2, verse 13. These things we also speak, not in words which man's, wisdom teaches but which the Holy Spirit teaches comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

The Bible is a spiritual book and in order to understand it, we need to compare it to itself, for instance, in order to understand a Bible subject. Well, like salvation, it is necessary to gather together all of the Bible verses about salvation and compare them to get a well-rounded understanding of that.

Many false doctrines exist in Christianity, because people fail to do this. They take one or only a few verses about some Bible. Subject and draw a conclusion from that, when there are many more verses about that subject, so in that way, they develop a limited and twisted understanding of the Bible.

Another good example of allowing the Bible to interpret itself is when it comes to Bible prophecy. Books of prophecy, in the Bible like Daniel and revelation, are highly symbolic. Fortunately, the key to unlocking the mystery of these prophetic symbols lies within the Bible itself.

For instance, in the book of Revelation chapter 13, it mentions two beasts that deceive the world into receiving the mark of the beast. In the end times, a leopard like beast and a lamb like Beast one key that helps us to understand what these beasts represent is found in the Book of Daniel chapter 7, verse, 23 and speaking about a beast that was mentioned in the beginning of that chapter.

It says the fourth beast shall be a fourth Kingdom on earth, so there we have a clue that the two beasts mentioned in Revelation chapter 13 symbolized two kingdoms by the way, if you'd, like to learn more about end time, Bible prophecy check Out some of my prophecy videos, by clicking on the card on the screen number five apply what you learn understanding the Bible is not only a matter of prayer and using the right methods of study.

You also need to apply what you learn. Jesus said in John chapter: seven verse 17. If anyone will is to do his will, he shall know concerning the doctrine whether it is from God or whether I speak on my own authority.

If you apply the truths of God's Word, as you study the Bible, God will bless you by giving you a deeper understanding of his word. In other words, follow what you know, and God will grant you more knowledge, number six get a good Bible.

There are many versions of the Bible out there. Some are paraphrase Bibles, word-for-word translations and thought forethought translations now. One thing I want to mention is that there is no perfect English translation of the Bible.

The original Bible was written primarily in Hebrew and Greek, and when you're, translating something from one language to another. It's impossible to perfectly convey everything, especially when you have something as big as the Bible.

Don't get me wrong. That doesn't mean that English translations of the Bible are bad or anything like that. Most English Bibles do a pretty good job at conveying what was written in the original languages while remaining doctrinally sound, but no one Bible is perfect.

However, there are some Bibles that are more superior to others, and I'll, be talking about that in a minute. Now, if you want to get a better understanding of the Bible of the first thing I would discourage, is using a paraphrase translation, at least as your main Study Bible.

A paraphrase translation is basically somebody rewriting the Bible in their own words, according to what they think. The Bible is trying to tell us in modern language to make it easier to read, so it's almost like their commentary of the Bible and if the person or people involved in that translation have a bias toward certain concepts or doctrines that's going to be reflected in their translation, one of the most popular paraphrased translations of the Bible is the message Bible by Eugene Peterson, and there are numerous websites criticizing how badly the message translates.

Some verses, I'm, not going to get into all of the bad examples of the message Bible, because that's, not what this video is about. But if you, google, the message Bible errors, you'll, see what I'm talking about now.

A paraphrase translations of the Bible can come in handy. Sometimes, when you're unclear about what your main study Bible is trying to tell you in a particular verse, then you can compare the verse in your main study Bible to a paraphrased translation and that may help you make a better sense of it.

But personally I don't, read any paraphrased translations at all. Ever now. Let me tell you a little bit about thought. Forethought translations of the Bible thought forethought. Translations of the Bible seek to express the meaning of each sentence or paragraph from the original language in simple, up-to-date English, without trying to translate every word like word-for-word translations do, which I'll talk about later.

So if you have a verse in the Greek New Testament, which has seven words, a thought for Thought, translation might change that to have five or ten words and in a different order with different grammar if it seems to make more sense in the English language.

This makes stop for Thought translations easier to read some thought for thought. Bible translations include the New International Version, the new American Bible and the New Revised Standard Version.

Now, although thought for Thought, translations are more reliable than paraphrased translations of the Bible. I wouldn't recommend using one as your main Study Bible. The reason being is because they are not a literal translation of the original Bible.

Therefore, they are not as close to what was written in the original. However, I do refer to thought for Thought Bibles. Sometimes, when I'm, having trouble understanding a verse in my main Study Bible, which is the New King James Version.

I just did this today as a matter of fact, Hebrews chapter 12, verse 4. In the New King, James Bible, reads, you have not yet resisted to bloodshed, striving against sin. I was contemplating what that means exactly so I compared it to the New International Version which says in your struggle against sin.

You have not yet resisted to the point of shedding your blood that helped me to understand that the individuals the book of Hebrews was written to did not yet get to the point where they were being martyred for their faith.

That was clearer in the New International Version. Now I'm gonna talk about word-for-word translations of the Bible, word-for-word translations attempt to keep the exact words and phrases of the original languages.

This is the most literal translation of the Bible. You can get some word-for-word Bible. Translations include the King, James Version new King, James Version, new American Standard Bible, English standard version and the Amplified Bible out of these versions.

I personally prefer the new King James Version. The reason being is because the new King James Version, along with the King James Version, is translated from a Greek version of the New Testament called the Textus Receptus or the received text.

The Textus Receptus was based on a family of Greek manuscripts called the Byzantine manuscripts, and these manuscripts have been in widespread circulation ever since early church history. This is significant because God promised that he would preserve his word.

Psalm chapter 12, verses 6 through 7, says the words of the Lord are pure words. Like silver tried in a furnace of Earth purified seven times, you shall keep them O Lord. You shall preserve them from this generation forever.

This is a problem for most modern translations of the Bible, because they are translated from a Greek New Testament called the critical text which includes two manuscripts called the Sinaiticus and the Vaticanus.

These two manuscripts were discovered fairly recently and have been out of circulation for a very long time. The Sinaiticus was discovered in 1844 in st. catherine's, monastery in a tract basket and has been out of use for an estimated fifteen hundred years, and the Vaticanus was guarded by the Vatican for over 400 years from 1448 to 1866.

It was out of use at that time. So can we consider the critical text, as God's Word, since parts of it fell out of use for so long? What do you think? Let me know in the comments section one thing's for sure it doesn't sound like a God, was preserving those manuscripts very well.

I mean there's, nothing in the Bible. That says, God would preserve his word for 300 years. Then it would fall out of use for 1,500 years and then be rediscovered as a matter of fact that's. Contrary to what Jesus said in Matthew, chapter 24, verse 35 stating heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will by no means pass away.

There are many more reasons why I think the King James and the New King James Bibles are superior to modern versions. But I'm gonna have to save those for a future video, because that is another subject in and of itself number 7 use Bible resources using Bible resources, like Bible study, guides books and listening to sermons, are all valid ways to help.

You understand the Bible and one place where you can get all that and more is the amazing facts. App amazing facts is one of my favorite Christian ministries and they have a free app, which includes sermons, Bible studies, Bible questions, answered a Christian blog and more click on the link in the video description to download the amazing facts, app on iOS or Android today.

To get a better understanding of the Bible, it is essential to pray for God's guidance and be willing to follow what you learn from his word. Setting aside some time every day and reading through the entire Bible will ensure that you become familiar with its contents, and you will also get a well-rounded understanding subjects using a literal Bible.

Translation like the King, James or the New King James Version will give you the confidence that what you are reading is close to what is written in the original Bible and Bible. Resources, like the amazing, fax app, can be helpful as well.

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