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Although accurate Bible interpretation is a challenging task, the authors of this book have combined years of expertise and devotion to Scripture to provide a truly unique volume that sets forth concise, logical, practical guidelines for discovering the truth in God's Word.

interpretation is a “reader-response” enterprise, later readers—like the writers of the NT in their use of the OT—may invent meaning never envisioned in the original context. Interpreters may do the same today. • Biblical authors intended only one sense, but unknown to them the Holy Spirit encoded in the text additional and hidden meaning(s). When NT writers employed OT texts, in places they were drawing out this fuller sense, the sensus plenior. Such a process may or may not be repeatable
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