The majority of the New Testament is made up of Epistles (all except the Gospels, Acts, and Revelation). These documents are written for a specific occasion or event. Epistles often shed light onto a doctrinal disagreement or address a behavior that needs correcting within the early church.
On the surface, the Epistles may seem straight-forward, but sometimes these letters aren’t always easy to interpret. [Tweet this]
For example, read 1 Corinthians 11:6 on the topic of head coverings:
“For if a woman does not cover her head, she might as well have her hair cut off; but if it is a disgrace for a woman to have her hair cut off or her head shaved, then she should cover her head.”
There are several different ways to interpret this passage: Continue Reading...