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Read with the Saints

Phillip the evangelist - Rembrandt, The Baptism of the Eunuch, 1626, Museum Catharijne convent, Utrecht - Wikipedia By T.M. Moore - Posted at The Fellowship of Ailbe : We all need a little help from our friends. Reading God’s Word (6) So Philip ran to him, and heard him reading the prophet Isaiah, and said, “Do you understand what you are reading?” And he said, “How can I, unless someone guides me?” And he asked Philip to come up and sit with him. Acts 8.30, 31 Interpretation gone mad The doctrine of the priesthood of all believers is one of the more glorious aspects of the legacy of the Protestant Reformation. It is also one of the more dismal. This doctrine teaches that all believers, having direct access to God through faith and the Holy Spirit, are able to understand the teaching of Scripture and gain the benefit God intends. This should encourage us in right reading of the Word of God. We can understand the Bible; we can learn the mind of God; we can be transformed by t