They Neuter the Scriptures with Hermeneutics

This is why some preachers can read the bible all day, and still lie to you, and still refuse to take obedient action, and still tell you its okay to disobey God.

“Hermeneutics, the study of the principles of the interpretation of scripture, is named after the pagan Greek “god” Hermes.

Has anyone who teaches or studies this subject ever considered just ‘who’ this study is named after?

The Oxford Classical Dictionary says Hermes was known for “divination.” “[H]e leads the dead to Hades”…“he was skilled in trickery and deception…[H]e is attested as trickster and thief…but most often he uses his power in mischief, illusion, and mystery…[H]e puts on his feet sandals which erase footprints…Like a magician he knows how to put the enemy camp to sleep.” “Hermes charmed him to sleep with the sound of his flute and cut off his head.” Hermes promoted bestiality and was the messenger for the god Zeus (a type of
Satan).

Hermeneutics, as taught today in liberal Bible colleges, scarcely brings a message from the God of Christianity.

Hermes sends students on a wild goose chase to find Zeus’s interpretation of God’s message, using Greek lexicons, based generally on the writings of the pagan Greeks
(The Oxford Classical Dictionary, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996, p. 690, s.v. Hermes;Elizabeth Hallam, Gods and Goddesses, NY: Macmillan, 1996, p. 132) ” –Shared

I dont have any problems with Greek or any other language. I do have a big problem with interpreting scripture according to pagan idolatry, trickery, and sorcery. We should interpret Scripture with a heart of obedience, simple humility, and the breath of the Holy Spirit.

Do we need to study the scriptures? Yes! Do we need to submit the scriptures to the vain philosophies, systems, and traditions of men? No!

Colossians 2:8

8 Beware lest any man spoil you through philosophy and vain deceit, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.

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