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White Horse Inn: Conversational Theology

Misunderstood Passages About the Christian Life

What are some of the most misunderstood passages in the Bible? In this episode, Michael Horton, Walter Strickland, and Bob Hiller discuss three of the most Googled verses in the Bible and how these verses are often shared to help motivate people amidst uncertainty, anxiety, and sufferings big and small.


  • Michael Horton is White Horse Inn’s founder and co-host. In addition to serving as a J. Gresham Machen Professor of Systematic Theology and Apologetics at Westminster Seminary California, he is a minister in the United Reformed Churches. He is the author of more than 30 books.
  • Bob Hiller is the Senior Pastor of Community Lutheran Church in Escondido, California. He is also the author of Finding Christ in the Straw.
  • Walter Strickland is Assistant Professor of Systematic and Contextual Theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has contributed to, edited, and authored multiple books in his areas of research interest, which include the African American theological tradition, education theory, and theology of work.


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