Mike Gain: Incorrect on Scripture?

November 16, 2013 

I read with interest “Churches split over ‘lordship of Christ’ ” (Nov. 10, Page A-1). A pastor stated, “I said for years that when we look at the interpretation of Scripture, there’s not one single group that can claim to have the corner on the market on the correct interpretation.” I infer from his comment that every group is incorrect to one degree or another.

He is affirming what the apostle Peter said, “Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the Scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost. (2 Peter 1:20 – 21) The “holy men” Peter referred to are prophets of God as attested by the prophet Amos, “Surely the Lord God will do nothing, but he revealeth his secret unto his servants the prophets.” (Amos 3:7)

Only a prophet of God is entitled to “interpret” what another prophet of God has said. Surely we need a prophet of God today to interpret Scripture so that no church need be partly incorrect. A living prophet could unmistakably declare whether Christ was Lord.

MIKE GAIN

Modesto

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