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.
What two important truths are stated in this opening passage of the Bible?
Whom was God talking to?
By adding a promise to the command, God gave an additional incentive for obeying it.
How can you find courage and strength in the face of challenging circumstances and overwhelming obstacles?
Even during the darkest days of their life, how do worshippers of God experience his protective care?
Does this verse simply mean to be silent in church?
How can you show that you trust in God more than in yourself?
Why do the Scriptures compare a soaring eagle to a person who receives strength from God?
Jehovah uses three expressions that assure his loyal worshippers of his support.
What personal name did God choose to give himself?
Does God have a specific plan for each person?
This verse summarizes what God expects of us in three meaningful expressions.
Did Jesus mean that Christians do not need to work for a living?
Jesus did not mean that we should avoid planning for the future.
Was Jesus offering immediate relief from all oppression and injustice?
Did Jesus mean that the Kingdom had already begun ruling?
This scripture reveals details about the life of Jesus Christ before he came to earth as a human.
How did Jehovah God show that he loves each of us and wants us to live forever?
Why must a person who wants to worship Jehovah recognize the vital role of Jesus?
How do Jesus’ words reassure his followers that they can succeed in pleasing God?
Since humans tend to think and act in ways that go against God’s righteous standards, how can we enjoy a good relationship with God now and in the everlasting future?
God extends to all people the opportunity to be saved and gain everlasting life, regardless of their nationality, race, or social status.
Does God force people to change?
How are the qualities of joy and peace linked to hope and holy spirit?
What forms of prayer can help worshippers of God relieve worry and receive inner peace?
What did the apostle Paul mean when he wrote that he would receive strength “for all things”?
How can God help a person overcome fear and courageously do what is right?
How strong is true faith, and how important is it?