2 Peter 1:20-21 Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.
Do you understand what this means? It means the bible scriptures should NOT be interpreted to mean what you THINK they mean nor should they be interpreted to mean what you WANT them to mean. They have ONE meaning. Yes, Jesus used parables with duel meanings BUT, He interpreted them for you. These are called “similes”. Yes, the stories of the bible have duel meanings. These are “comparisons” or “pictures” of other events. And, yes, the visions and prophecies in the bible are sometimes hard to figure out their meaning BUT, they too, have only one interpretation. Just like a dream, which is exactly what these are.
Have you ever had a dream that you try so hard to figure out the meaning of it? You read books, search the internet, & ask other people. They ALL have a different interpretation of a particular object or whatever it may be. That causes you confusion as to what the meaning of the dream was when in fact the interpretation lies within the dream itself. You try too hard to search for answers but, the answer was right there all along. The bible is no different. Just like Daniel’s visions. Continue reading