"The Most Misused Verses in the Bible: Surprising Ways God's Word Is Misunderstood" by Eric J. Bargerhuff

Thursday, 01 Nov 2012

At the end of a recent Ultimate Fighter Championship match, the victor looked into the camera and said, while pointing to a very large tattoo of a cross on his arm, "I can do all things through Jesus Christ who strengthens me." I'm pretty sure St. Paul did not intend for these words written to the church at Philippi to be used as motivation for bashing the head of an opponent for sport, but it does highlight just how often particular verses of the Bible are ripped out of their literary and historic context and applied ...

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