The Stranger in Your Gates
 

Present Truth in Deuteronomy - MALAYALAM / October 24, 2021

Why is the “Golden Rule” so often referenced but so rarely practiced? What is the real answer to racism and discrimination? Why did God have to tell the Israelites so often to treat the foreigners well? How do we demonstrate that we are truly inclusive? How are we part of God’s demonstration that in his universe the other is always more important?

 
To Love The Lord Your God
 

Present Truth in Deuteronomy - MALAYALAM / October 17, 2021

On what basis are we called to love God? Why did Jesus choose to cite Deuteronomy in summing up the “Law of Love”? How are our minds involved in the process of love, or is it only how we feel? How is love demonstrated? What is the danger in believing that it’s not necessary to think when it comes to matters of religion?

 
The Everlasting Covenant
 

Present Truth in Deuteronomy - MALAYALAM / October 10, 2021

While the “rainbow covenant” certainly is a kind promise by God, how does this look after the killing of everyone on earth except for eight people? How does this promise fit in with the other “covenants” made by God? How do we view this promise for “all future generations” today? How does all this fit into the great controversy perspective?

 
Moses' History Lesson
 

Present Truth in Deuteronomy - MALAYALAM / October 03, 2021

How were the Israelites meant to respond to Moses’ recounting of their history? Is it true that the only thing we learn from history is that we don’t learn from history? Why did Israel make so many mistakes in their relationship with God? What were the underlying causes? How are we to respond to this historical narrative? What lessons do we learn? How does God look?

 
Preamble to Deuteronomy
 

Present Truth in Deuteronomy - MALAYALAM / September 26, 2021

What is the immediate context of the book of Deuteronomy? Why is this particularly important? How does this fit into the great controversy, with the Devil’s charges and God’s answers? What are the significant lessons for us in a book that seems to be about many laws and requirements, and Israel’s frequent failures? What are our take-aways?

 
Living by the Word of God
 

How to Interpret Scripture - MALAYALAM / June 21, 2020

This week, we will study what it means to live by the Word of God and under its divine authority.

 
Dealing With Difficult Passages
 

How to Interpret Scripture - MALAYALAM / June 14, 2020

We will take a look this week, not so much at difficult texts per se, but at what might be the reasons for these challenges and how, as faithful seekers of truth from the Word of God, we can work through them.

 
The Bible and Prophecy
 

How to Interpret Scripture - MALAYALAM / June 07, 2020

This week, we will study the pillars of historicist prophetic interpretation.

 
The Bible as History
 

How to Interpret Scripture - MALAYALAM / May 31, 2020

Some of the key issues in history is portrayed in the Bible. Some of the archaeological evidence too helps us substantiate history as expressed in the Bible.

 
Creation: Genesis as Foundation—Part 2
 

How to Interpret Scripture - MALAYALAM / May 24, 2020

The first chapters of Genesis are foundational for the rest of Scripture. The major teachings or doctrines of the Bible have their source in these chapters.

 
Creation: Genesis as Foundation—Part 1
 

How to Interpret Scripture - MALAYALAM / May 17, 2020

The first chapters of Genesis are foundational for the rest of Scripture. The major teachings or doctrines of the Bible have their source in these chapters.

 
Language, Text, and Context
 

How to Interpret Scripture - MALAYALAM / May 10, 2020

The Lord chose to write the scriptures in human language, making His thoughts and ideas visible through human words.

 
Why Is Interpretation Needed?
 

How to Interpret Scripture - MALAYALAM / May 03, 2020

Any text without a context quickly becomes a pretext for one’s own agenda and ideas. Hence, there is a great need for us not just to read the Bible but to interpret it correctly.

 
By Scripture Alone - Sola Scriptura
 

How to Interpret Scripture - MALAYALAM / April 26, 2020

Sola Scriptura implies some fundamental principles of biblical interpretation that are indispensable for a proper understanding of God’s Word. We must maintain the Bible as the ultimate doctrinal authority.

 
The Bible - the Authoritative Source of Our Theology
 

How to Interpret Scripture - MALAYALAM / April 19, 2020

The role of Scripture can vary greatly from church to church. We will explore this complex subject by studying five different influential sources that impact our interpretation of Scripture: tradition, experience, culture, reason, and the Bible itself.