Pastor Hobbins' Blog

SCRIPTURE TWISTING

2 Peter 3;16-17 says, “As also in all his epistles [Paul’s], speaking in them of these things; in which are some things hard to be understood, which they that are unlearned and unstable wrest, as they do also the other scriptures, unto their own destruction. Ye therefore, beloved, seeing ye know these things before, beware lest ye also, being led away with the error of the wicked, fall from your own stedfastness.”

In other words, Peter is telling us that people will be guilty of taking Scripture out of context and making it say what they want it to say. The following are the most common ways (whether through intent or ignorance) that people use to do this: 

1. InaccurateQuotation – A biblical text is referred to but is either not quoted in the way the text appears in the Bible or is wrongly…

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