All episodes / Pr. Immanuel Raj Christopher

The Bible as History
 

How to Interpret Scripture - TAMIL / May 31, 2020

Some of the key issues in history is portrayed in the Bible. Some of the archaeological evidence too helps us substantiate history as expressed in the Bible.

 
Creation: Genesis as Foundation—Part 2
 

How to Interpret Scripture - TAMIL / May 24, 2020

The first chapters of Genesis are foundational for the rest of Scripture. The major teachings or doctrines of the Bible have their source in these chapters.

 
Creation: Genesis as Foundation—Part 1
 

How to Interpret Scripture - TAMIL / May 17, 2020

The first chapters of Genesis are foundational for the rest of Scripture. The major teachings or doctrines of the Bible have their source in these chapters.

 
Language, Text, and Context
 

How to Interpret Scripture - TAMIL / May 10, 2020

The Lord chose to write the scriptures in human language, making His thoughts and ideas visible through human words.

 
Why Is Interpretation Needed?
 

How to Interpret Scripture - TAMIL / May 03, 2020

Any text without a context quickly becomes a pretext for one’s own agenda and ideas. Hence, there is a great need for us not just to read the Bible but to interpret it correctly.

 
By Scripture Alone - Sola Scriptura
 

How to Interpret Scripture - TAMIL / April 26, 2020

Sola Scriptura implies some fundamental principles of biblical interpretation that are indispensable for a proper understanding of God’s Word. We must maintain the Bible as the ultimate doctrinal authority.

 
The Bible - the Authoritative Source of Our Theology
 

How to Interpret Scripture - TAMIL / April 19, 2020

The role of Scripture can vary greatly from church to church. We will explore this complex subject by studying five different influential sources that impact our interpretation of Scripture: tradition, experience, culture, reason, and the Bible itself.

 
Jesus and the Apostles’ View of the Bible
 

How to Interpret Scripture - TAMIL / April 12, 2020

How did the apostles relate to the people, places, and events described? What were their assumptions and subsequent methods of interpretation? Let’s follow them and their understanding.

 
The Origin and Nature of the Bible
 

How to Interpret Scripture - TAMIL / April 05, 2020

When we want to understand Scripture correctly, we need to allow the Bible to determine the parameters of how it should be treated. There are foundational aspects of the Bible’s origin and nature that should impact our interpretation and understanding of it.

 
The Uniqueness of the Bible
 

How to Interpret Scripture - TAMIL / March 29, 2020

The Bible is the living Word of God. The same Spirit of God through which Scripture was inspired (2 Tim. 3:16, 17) is promised to the believer today to guide us into all truth as we study the Word.

 
From Dust to Stars
 

Daniel - TAMIL / March 22, 2020

Some people in the end time will die or be put to death, and thus, go back to the dust, but they will be raised to eternity as mentioned in Daniel 12.

 
From North and South to the Beautiful Land
 

Daniel - TAMIL / March 15, 2020

A positive conclusion signals the end of evil and the establishment of God’s eternal kingdom.

 
From Battle to Victory
 

Daniel - TAMIL / March 08, 2020

The ultimate fight we are engaged in is not against earthly human powers but the powers of darkness. Ultimately, our success in the conflict rests on Jesus Christ, who alone defeated Satan at the cross.

 
From Confession to Consolation
 

Daniel - TAMIL / March 01, 2020

Daniel 9 contains one of the great prayers of the Bible. More light is given to the prophet, and this time, it is in response to earnest prayer.

 
From Contamination to Purification
 

Daniel - TAMIL / February 23, 2020

The purification of the heavenly sanctuary depicted in Daniel 8 corresponds to the judgment scene of Daniel 7.