Truth, Understanding, Insight


Concepts in God's Word displayed through short quotes.


In the beginning was the Word. John 1:1

3rd Aug 2010, hej.

When John begins his letter, “In the beginning was the word”, he is speaking as a introduction to his gospel about Jesus. His conclusion “there are also many other things which Jesus did”, makes this clear. ... More

The Comforter or Helper. John 14:16

30th Jul 2010, mgh.

In the Gospel of John, there are four references to the 'comforter' ('helper' or 'advocate' Greek: paraklētos) that would come after Jesus' resurrection. John was a Hebrew so he didn't think in Greek. The concept of a Comforter only occurs in John's work and so should be treated with caution and understood in John's context. ... More

It shall bruise your head and you shall bruise his heel. Genesis 3:15

19th Jun 2010, mgh.

The following verse would have to be one of the most challenging verses in the Bible. It needs to be read in its context before it makes any sense. The serpent had spoken to Eve in the Garden of Eden and deceived her by saying “you shall not surely die” if they ate of the tree which God had forbidden them to eat the fruit of. ... More

Even his enemies to be at peace with him

5th Jun 2010, hej.

There is some thought that if we are good, or favoured by God (and the two are not the same thing), that things will be nice for us and we will live in peace. But the wisdom of the scriptures, that people are often not as familiar with as they are with humanistic thinking, is very sobering. ... More

The earth and the works shall be burned up. 2 Peter 3:10

28th May 2010, mgh.

Peter refers to the flood in 2Peter 3:6 and compares it to the world as perishing or being destroyed. ... More

I create new heavens and a new earth. Isaiah 65:17

16th May 2010, hej.

This quotation from Isaiah must be taken in its context. The use of heavens and earth in the Bible is often figurative and used metaphorically. ... More

All things were created by him, and for him. Col 1:16

15th May 2010, hej.

Possibly one of the most misunderstood verses in the New Testament speaks of things created by Christ. Many try and make much more of the idea that Yeshua (Jesus) was a creator than the context warrants, but in doing so they miss Paul's immensely powerful point. ... More

Whole duty of man. Ecclesiastes 12:13

18th Apr 2010, mgh.

Many people seek wisdom. Many more seek knowledge and will study until late at night to pass exams, and keep up a gruelling study regime for years. Some people seek acumen in how to 'get ahead' and self-help books often enjoy huge sales. But what if we are missing the key to it? ... More

In the beginning God created the heaven Gen 1:1

11th Apr 2010, hej.

In the modern scientific world this verse is perhaps the most contentious of the Bible. The reason it is contentious is that few seek to understand its context and what is meant by 'heaven'. ... More

Confess that Jesus is Lord. Rom 10:9

3rd Apr 2010, hej.

"Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved." (Romans 10:9). This verse is often used as a procedure for how people become Christians, but a further examination of the context will show that this is incorrect. ... More