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Can One Passage Have Multiple Applications?

Can One Passage Have Multiple Applications?

Can one Bible passage have multiple applications? When an interpreter of Scripture considers how best to apply a passage, what are the limits? This article invites readers to consider how an important passage (Exodus 34:6-7) gets interpreted and applied to the same city at two different points in Israel’s history (Nahum 1:3 and Jonah 4:2).

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The Long Voyage of Acts

The Long Voyage of Acts

Luke spends last third of the Book of Acts, chapters 21-28, chronicling the Apostle Paul’s voyage to Rome. This raises an important question as to the purpose of all this. Why does Luke, who has previously recorded 20 years or so of Paul’s missionary travels, devote so much space to Paul’s one journey to Rome?

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