Our approach in this book is to follow Christ as He uses and opens the Scriptures. Such a journey is worth the undertaking for every Christian. Jesus laid down specific principles of interpretation, basic to any proper interpretation of the Bible. Secondly, when any interpreter over the centuries—as well as today—has ignored or been unaware of the principles of interpretation which Christ Himself laid down, their own interpretations may often have become erroneous and even absurd. How many Christians today could benefit from having practical guidelines for interpreting the Bible that originate with Christ Himself? It goes without saying that every Christian could profit from having such a guide. The author, a minister and Duke graduate, has researched forty-five years how the Bible has been interpreted. This exposed him to both the grievous errors and the brilliance of interpretation made by dedicated Christians. The results have been delivered in this book.