When Should You Interpret a Passage of Scripture Symbolically?

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Published on 04/19/2024

Greg answers questions about interpreting Scripture symbolically, distinguishing between the Lord’s discipline and suffering, how to get over a fear of talking about your faith, and whether Jesus was separated from the other persons of the Trinity on the cross.


  • When should I interpret a passage of Scripture symbolically? (01:00)
  • What are your thoughts on the discipline of the Lord (Hebrews 12:4–11) vs. suffering we should push back on? (18:00)
  • How can people get over their irrational fear of talking to others about their faith? (31:00)
  • Is there any indication in the Bible that Jesus was separated from the other two persons of the Trinity as a result of the sin of humanity being placed on him? (46:00)

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