Right Meaning

Dear Editor, Getting the right meaning of the scripture is the result of much effort and study. This is clear from the article of Rev. P. G. Immanuel on the “Principles of Interpretation”. Also he writes about the qualifications of an interpreter. To...

Literal Interpretation

Dear revive, I wholeheartedly appreciate the revive team for bringing out such a very useful a relevant issue in October. Rev. Saju Joseph he deals with the different method of writing, its merits and demerits. It is both a guide to sincere interpreters and a warning...

Scholarly Issue

Dear Editor, The October issue of revive was, for Christian ministers like me, exceptionally useful. It provided very simple, vivid and yet exhaustive principles of Biblical interpretation. May I confess that I did not gain so much valuable input even from my formal...

“Ecclesia”

Scripture indicates that the universal church was born on the Day of Pentecost. Many theologians believe the church did not exist in Old Testament times. Matthew 16:18 cites Jesus, “I will build my church”. This indicates that at the moment He spoke these...