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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.

Genesis 1:1 Explained​—“In the Beginning God Created the Heavens and the Earth”

What two important truths are stated in this opening passage of the Bible?

Mark 1:15 Explained​—“The Kingdom of God Is at Hand”

Did Jesus mean that the Kingdom had already begun ruling?

Romans 10:13 Explained​—“Call Upon the Name of the Lord”

God extends to all people the opportunity to be saved and gain everlasting life, regardless of their nationality, race, or social status.