The Berean Expositor
Volume 38 - Page 113 of 249
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the Apostle uses in his logical enforcement of the doctrine that is according to godliness.
We cannot arrive at the sense of a passage if we ignore the sequences, the links, the steps
that lead on from one conclusion to another. Even the title of Christ "The Word" means
much more than an articulate sound, logos implies a reason as well as word, Christ is the
logical account of God. He is the Divine Reason and Purpose made manifest. Ultimately
we can only arrive at the "sense" of God and His Redeeming Love through Christ, but in
a lesser degree we arrive at this "sense" through the mediation of the language that is
employed to express ideas.
We must now turn our attention more particularly to the Scriptures under three
headings, Revelation, Translation and Interpretation. This we hope to do in subsequent