Reading the Bible as the living Word of God

  • Faith
  • Feb 12, 2022
  • | 5 min read

While our modern method of determining truth is to interpret information as either true or false, the Bible takes into account another side of “truth” that may not be so simple. In our final episode of the season, we discuss the concept of truth as a synonym for faithfulness, how the Hebrew terms for truth function in the Bible, and how the Hebraic thought pattern concerning truth enriches the way we view the Word.


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In this episode, we’ll be discussing:

  • What do “true” and “false” mean in the bible?- 3:06
  • Framing truth- 6:13
  • Infallibility and inerrancy in scripture- 10:25
  • Truth as a way of being- 11:21
  • Emet,” “amen,” and “emunah”- 13:18
  • Biblical authors and scientific methods- 14:57
  • “False” and “true” prophets- 21:52
  • Recapitulation of this series’ themes- 29:41
  • Resources to learn more- 34:09


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“Today you will be with me in Paradise.” – Luke 23:39-43

 “He [Jesus] goes into Sheol, or Hades, for three days…” – Matthew 12:40

“The man that builds his house upon the rock…” – Matthew 7:24-27

“That I might test you to know whether or not you love YHWH…” – Deuteronomy 13:1-3

“Nathan, who speaks truly to David… and then later goes on to deceive him on his deathbed…” 2 Samuel 12, 1 Kings 1:24-27

The Biblical Mind’s Bible Literacy Quiz – The Center for Hebraic Thought

The Bible Project

Scripture Labs

The Biblical Mind

Deuteronomic Law: Does God Command Women to Marry Their Rapists?, by Sandra Richter

“The lost coin, the lost sheep, and then the lost son” –  Luke 15

Center for Hebraic Thought

King’s College

The Ten Minute Bible Hour


Additional resources:

The Bible and Fake News, Part 2: The Biblical Idea of Truth