The three most important rules of real estate are known by many.
The location of real estate is the single most determining factor in the price of a property. Property downtown is more expensive than property in the country because of the location.
Regarding Bible interpretation, there are three similar rules.
The context of a passage is the single most determining factor in the interpretation of the text.
So, when reading the Bible, don’t take a verse and rip it out of its context. Rather, read the surrounding the context to make sure that you understand the verse in the flow of thought. It will protect you from error.