Andrew Rappaport

The Straw-man Argument | Rapp Report Daily 0017 | Andrew Rappaport | SFE | Striving for Eternity

The strawman argument is a very common logical fallacy that many people use, many without even knowing it. However, identifying the strawman argument will help to identify when a person cannot support their own argument. ================================================================ This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources http://strivingforeternity.org/ Get the full interviews with your…

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Critical Thinking | Rapp Report Daily 0016 | Andrew Rappaport | SFE | Striving for Eternity

Critical thinking is a skill that many lack but is very important. The first key to critical thinking is learning to ask questions and recognize logical fallacies. Most people do not recognize when someone does not cannot support their own arguement. ================================================================ This podcast is a ministry of Striving for Eternity and all our resources http://strivingforeternity.org/…

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Interpret the difficult by the clear | Rapp Report Daily 0015 | Andrew Rappaport | SFE | Striving for Eternity

A very important principle when it comes to interpreting Scripture is to always emphasize the clear passages of Scripture over the more difficult to understand passages. There are times when passages seem to contradict each other, however, if you start with those passages that are consistently through Scripture and clear to understand they will often…

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Emphasis of the New Testament over the Old Testament | Rapp Report Daily 0014 | Andrew Rappaport | SFE | Striving for Eternity

One thing that you can see consistent with every cult, is an overemphasis of the Old Testament over the New Testament.  we always must remember that the New Testament takes precedence over the Old Testament. This is an important principle in interpreting Scripture. Remember that Scripture was progressively given over time and people learned more…

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Context is king | Rapp Report Daily 0013 | Andrew Rappaport | SFE | Striving for Eternity

One of the most important lessons you can ever learn to interpret the Bible, is the importance of context. Context provides the framework for interpretation. There are many different views of context that come into play with interpreting Scripture. We not only have the immediate context of the literary work there were dealing with, but…

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