Euphemism softens hard truths

Softening the blow

May 31, 2017 • Reverend Marv Wiseman

The Bible is full of euphemisms that God uses to spare our feelings, if possible, while giving us truth.

The literal is our primary language

July 28, 2017 • Reverend Marv Wiseman

Reverend Marv Wiseman sets out the principle that unless otherwise noted, we should seek the literal meaning of any biblical passage.

A non-literal use of day (2)

July 27, 2017 • Reverend Marv Wiseman

Reverend Marv Wiseman continues discussing the difference between literal truth and literal fact.

An early undermining of literality (2)

July 26, 2017 • Reverend Marv Wiseman

Pastor Marv Wiseman acknowledges that while all truth in the Bible is literally true, not everything in the Bible is to be taken literally.