sometimes people disagree with what a passage in the Bible means ?

What is the most misinterpreted passage in the bible?  

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  • 1 month ago


  • 1 month ago

    Yes, they do.  If the plain text of the Bible means nothing, then neither does the Bible.

    I ascend unto my father and your father, to my God and your God.

  • User
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Gotta be Gen 3:15

    Amazingly contradictory interpretations

    some absolutely ridiculous (how do you get THAT meaning from THOSE words?).

    Most try to instill tremendously significant modern and/or Christian meaning into the passage.

  • 1 month ago

    Matthew 16:17. And Jesus answered and said unto him, Blessed art thou, Simon Barjona: for flesh and blood hath not revealed it unto thee, but my Father which is in heaven.

    Matthew 16:18. And I say also unto thee, that thou art Peter(ROCK), and upon this rock I will build my CHURCH; and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.

    CHRIST is addressing Simon Barjona only:



    "Upon this rock" is a prepositional phrase, modifying "Peter". "Rock" Is the object of the preposition.

    Peter's confession back in verse 16 can NOT be the rock as some has suggested because the confession is not in the same sentence as the phrase; therefore can not be modified by the phrase. "Peter" is the only word which qualifies as the rock.

    Death is the gates of hell/hades or afterlife.

    Death does not prevail if you have children because life continue through your children.

    Christ is telling Peter that the Church he will build upon Peter will continue through Peter's DESCENDANTS(NOT THE POPE) as with Jacob and ISRAEL. A Church is a nation/family chosen as an example to all other nations.

    BARJONA is the CHURCH/NATION Christ built on Simon Peter Barjona and Peter's descendants as CONTINUATION of Jacob and ISRAEL. Peter's DESCENDANTS(NOT the popes) are his successors. All who are saved enters the Kingdom, not the Church. The Kingdom is more important.

    GOD, CHRIST, and HOLY GHOST ordained Simon Peter Barjona, the last major Prophet. Simon Peter Barjona's DESCENDANTS(NOT the popes) are his successors. The NATION/CHURCH, the Keys of Kingdom, and Peter's AUTHORITY are with BARJONA(Simon Peter's seed). If you're looking for today's prophet, look among Simon Peter Barjona's DESCENDANTS.

    THRONE of David: A continuous succession of David's descendant worthy to occupy David's position of authority. One reason Jews don't accept Jesus as Messiah is Jesus had no Descendent to continue the lineage of David. Christ assigned the Keys of the Kingdom to Simon Peter Barjona and his Descendents.

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  • Doug
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    Sadly, there is so much confusion in the church today on what a person must do to get to heaven. It's not just Catholics who are confused; even most Protestants add works to the gospel. Arminians say that eternal life can be lost. Calvinists say that those who do not persevere in obedience and faithful lives can prove they never had it in the first place. Both of these views are unscriptural. Here's what I like to say to people:

    In John 6:47 Jesus said, "Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life.

    "Do you believe in Jesus? If so, what do you possess right now according to this verse? If you can't say that you possess everlasting life right now, then you are doubting the veracity of Jesus' promise. In essence, you would be calling God a liar.

    In Acts 16:31 when the Philippian Jailer asked Paul what he must do to be saved, the response given was: "Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved."

    If believing in Jesus is the only condition that Paul gave the jailer, then believing in Jesus is enough! If there are any other conditions of salvation, then Paul lied. It's as simple as that.

    The truth is that death leads to heaven or hell, and the only way to heaven is through faith in Jesus Christ.

    The Bible is very clear that no one can earn their way to heaven since good works do not pay for sins. See Gal. 2:16, Rom. 3:23-28, 4:4-5, Eph. 2:8-9, Tit. 3:5. The only way to heaven is by believing in Jesus for His free gift of eternal life. Jesus shed His blood on the cross as the full payment for our sins. He did all the work; all He requires of us is that we believe in Him. Once you believe in Jesus Christ to save you, you are secure forever!

    Because we have all sinned against a perfectly holy and righteous God, we all deserve eternal separation from God in hell (Rom. 6:23). However, God loves us so much that He sent His only Son Jesus to die on the cross as our Substitute so we don't have to go to hell. Christ died for our sins, was buried, and rose from the grave three days later (1 Cor. 15:3-4). He gives eternal life freely to anyone who simply believes in Him for it. No one can be saved by doing good works. Salvation is by grace alone through faith alone in Christ alone (Eph. 2:8-9).

    "Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that believeth on me hath everlasting life" (John 6:47).

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    James chapter 2, because some people think it's about heaven and hell, but it is not. Those that think it is, then believe in works for salvation which actually leads to hell.  But James chapter 2 is about things like helping others, and other topics.  Romans chapter 4 is about heaven and hell, and it makes it very clear that you cannot add any works to getting into heaven and avoiding hell.  Here are the facts:  Death leads to heaven or hell.  The Lord Jesus Christ is God, who died on the cross and shed His blood to pay for all of our sins in full, and then Jesus was buried, and then Jesus resurrected from the dead.  Nothing you could do will ever pay for any of your sins.  Jesus already paid for all of our sins with His death on the cross and His shed blood, and then Jesus resurrected from the dead.  So the only way to get into heaven and avoid hell, is by believing in the Lord Jesus Christ, without adding any of your own works.  See Romans 4:5.  It is too late for you to be saved, after death.

  • 1 month ago

    Gen_40:8  And they said unto him, We have dreamed a dream, and there is no interpreter of it. And Joseph said unto them, Do not interpretations belong to God? tell me them, I pray you.

    INTERPRETATIONS belong to God not to men. Therefore every verse that human being are interpreting, is subject, and authorized, for satan to interfere with.

    A person who interprets a verse, via their own intellect, and then tries to tell others what the meaning of that verse is, has most certainly misinterpreted the verse that plainly teaches "Interpretations belong to God"

    So any verse that human being are misinterpreting, it is because they utter fail to understand and believe the verse that teaches "Interpretations belong to God"

    Interpretations of the Word of God by humans, is BAD.

    God revealing to whom God reveals, is Good.

    Woe to this generation because of human interpretations, why do you think we have so many different denomination? Why do you think there are hundreds of versions of the Bible? Because this generation takes it upon their own self, to try to interpret the Word of God, claiming that they know what a verse means, and then tries to teach others Their meanings. No wonder the Body of Christ is so divided today.

  • 1 month ago

    All I know is anyone could change their life today if they allow God to come into their life and make God leader of their life. For if they do they will become a winner in life, experience true happiness, experience long lasting success all they have to do is make the best choice of their life right now and start a close relationship with God by them praying to God everyday for his help in every decision of their life everyday and in every situation of their life everyday for I guarantee if they do this everyday then their life will get better, they will have more peace, they will be more successful, they will have more happiness, and all their dreams will come true that’s because when they pray to God then God will make all good things possible for them and they must not forget to read the “Holy Bible” everyday and a great place for them to start in the holy Bible is (Psalms 1) and everyday after that read a chapter in Psalms till they finish all the chapters in Psalms then after that start on (Proverbs 1) then everyday after that read a chapter in Proverbs till they finish all the chapters in Proverbs and after that read every chapter of the Holy Bible until they finish it for it will change their life in the most amazing way

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    "Jesus wept."

    -John 11:35

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