J.K. McKee of Messianic Apologetics discusses how difficult it is for many people to read the Bible from the perspective of those audiences who originally received the inspired, holy texts.
Bible Study Resources
Can you give me some basic guidelines for interpreting Scripture?
Can you recommend any specific Hebrew and Greek dictionaries or lexicons I can use in my Bible studies?
When many people read the Bible, one of the biggest mistakes that can be made is reading it as though it were written directly to a person living in the Twenty-First Century. Whether we consciously realize it or not, the events of the Bible not only took place in another century, another part of the world, and in another culture—but in different centuries, different parts of the world, and different cultures.