Bible Verses Explained

Discover the real meaning of popular Bible verses and phrases. Learn the background of the verses as you read them in their context. Deepen your understanding with the help of explanatory footnotes and cross-references.

Matthew 11:28-30 Explained​—“Come to Me, . . . and I Will Give You Rest”

Was Jesus offering immediate relief from all oppression and injustice?

Romans 15:13 Explained​—“May the God of Hope Fill You With All Joy and Peace”

How are the qualities of joy and peace linked to hope and holy spirit?

Philippians 4:6, 7 Explained​—“Do Not Be Anxious About Anything”

What forms of prayer can help worshippers of God relieve worry and receive inner peace?