We’ve all heard verses and passages misused or misapplied. This category shares with you some of the most commonly misinterpreted, misunderstood or misused verses and passages.
Peter wrote of unlearned and unstable people incorrectly teaching or misapplying God’s words. Is that what happens with 2 Chronicles 7:14?
Many will say, “We’re all God’s Children” with the intended meaning that everyone on earth is a child of God. That’s not really true.
Many pastors and Bible teachers have said, “Jesus became sin on the cross?” But does the Bible really say that? And what is meant by “becoming sin?”
Romans 11:25 says, “blindness in part is happened to Israel, until the fullness of the Gentiles be come in.” When will that be?
Were the rituals of the seder celebrated at the time when Jesus was crucified? Was Jesus’ Last Super a Passover Seder?
Are Christians not to judge? Is that what Jesus meant when He said, “judge not?” Did Paul contradict Jesus? How should we understand this?
We are a royal priesthood. Are we also called today to be watchmen on the wall and to sound a warning? Do we really have the work of watchmen?
We have all heard, “the Bible says money is the root of all evil.” But that’s not what it says. A Parable of the Poor Christian and the Tax Collector.
Many have used 2 Chronicles 7:14 as a promise that if we do as it says, God will heal America? Is that true?
Paul admonished believers to speak the truth in love. What did he really mean by that? How can we know if we are speaking the truth in love?
Hebrews 10:26, about willful sin, seems to suggest salvation can be lost. Is that true? People willfully sin after salvation. How should we understand this?
Matt 5:48 tells us to be perfect- as perfect as God is. Did Jesus really mean that? It sounds like an impossible command. We just can’t do it.
Hebrews 6:4-6 is a difficult passage. Many have understood it to say that salvation can be lost. But does it really say that? Or is salvation secure?
It has been popularized over the past decade to begin prayers with, Father God. Is Father God a good way to address the Father?
Is Jeremiah 17:9 appropriate to apply to Christians? Wouldn’t it be a contradiction of what Christ has done for us?
Abba is commonly said to mean “daddy,” but does it really mean that? And should we pray, addressing God as “Father God”?
Does There Need to be Two or Three Gathered Together for Jesus to be Present? (Matt 18:20) – A Misunderstood Verse
Matt 18:20 is often wrongly used. Read the context to understand Jesus’ words. You might never use this verse in the same way again.
Is this statement true? What if you were the only person alive? Would God have sent Jesus to die for only you?
One book in the Bible calls King David the 8th son of Jesse, another says he was the 7th? Is this a contradiction?
Why are wives sometimes called a helpmeet? What is a helpmeet? You might be surprised where this comes from and how it is to be used.
There are many misconceptions about Christmas surrounding the birth of Jesus. What does the Bible tell about the journey to Bethlehem for Joseph and Mary?