Guilty of isogesis?

Last week I was introduced to a new concept by my pastor.  We had a brief meeting to catch up, and talk about ministry.  This concept can be talked about with two words exogesis and isogesis.

Exogesis is ‘calling out’ meaning from within a Bible passage.  And is perfectly acceptable.   Isogesis, is putting or injecting meaning into a Bible passage.  Perhaps saying something is saying something when it is not.  Does that make sense?

I thought about some of my studies on Scripture.  And yes, perhaps sometimes I have been guilty of isogesis.  Guilty of trying to say something new with the Scriptures.  For that I apologize.  But sometimes my writings have been simply intellectual musings which I feel I need not apologize for.  Sometimes, I have a revelation of sorts that I write.

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