Perspectives are everywhere. We all have our own and we even catch a few from others as we go through life. We tend to give the whole perspective thing more credibility than the truth more often than not. I wonder why this is? Do we do this in our study of God's Word? What about in our application of the Word of God?
At the heart of this issue is the little "what we know" compared to the BIG "what we think we know but actually don't"! I am always amazed at what I learn from studying God's Word daily. Teaching or preaching through a book for the second or third time always bring new found truth that was not gleaned before. How little is our understanding and great is what we need to grasp. The same is true in all of life. Our perspectives can give us insight while also rob us of much that we end up missing because of them.
Here is a quote that I think really highlights this thought: "