The Bible is often mislabeled a book or called the “good book”. It’s actually a Library full of books written by vastly different authors to a wide range of audiences. Understanding this will effect greatly how it’s interpreted. I’m often asked “Preacher, do you interpret the Bible symbolically or literarily?” The answer is neither, I interpret it “literarily”.
Hopefully, you find this video helpful. If you’d like to learn more, check out my book Come Alive: Conversations with Scripture, available at Invite Resources.