I found this article and was struck by how accurate it is in my case especially of how I am learning the Truth of God’s Word. I visualize the Bible as a puzzle and when we continue to study, the pieces start to connect an make more sense.
Once we connect the dots in systematic theology, the big picture of Covenant theology becomes clear.
As we often say when studying the Bible, Context is King. Understanding a Scripture in the context of the supporting verses is vital to true and correct interpretation. Here is an example…..
Perhaps you’ve heard that no one can do anything apart from Jesus. You may have been told this saying refers to our complete reliance upon God. Or, you may have read this phrase during leadership or evangelism training, urging your frequent communication with Jesus.
Context matters. When we learn to read the Bible in context—not just as a collection of memorable phrases—we’ll find that some familiar verses take on richer and deeper meanings.