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Ask Phillip - How to Correctly Interpret the Bible?

How can you tell if you're interpreting the symbols of scripture correctly? Philip Jensen shows that the Bible is made up of different types of literature; poetic, narrative, historic and so on, and so different approaches are needed for each type. He says that the more things are symbolic the more humility is needed on asserting a definite understanding.

Length: 2mins

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In "Ask Phillip" Phillip Jensen answers tricky questions in 5 minutes or less.

Phillip Jensen is a leading Australian evangelical and previously ministered at University Church, New South Wales, the St Matthias Group of Churches and Sydney Cathedral. He now works with Two Ways Ministries and also regularly speaks at national and international churches and conferences, where he continues to model preaching the gospel by teaching the Bible. Check out further videos and free resources from Phillip Jensen at