Bible Interpretation

Interpret This With Rev. Ed

Have you ever wondered how a specific Bible verse might be interpreted metaphysically? Interpret This provides greater insight into the hidden meanings of the Bible. Use the search features below to find a verse. If the verse you are looking for is not available, click here to request an interpretation

Luke 4:1-13

I think the essence of this entire passage about the temptation of Jesus is the danger of misusing our spiritual powers, once we are awakened to their presence within us.

2 Corinthians 5:17

This is the heart of what Paul later (v. 18) describes as our "ministry of reconciliation"—the spiritual purpose for which we have come into human form. We are to reconcile the spiritual truth—the Christ—with the realm of human experiences.

Matthew 12:36

I don't think Jesus is speaking of a wholesale Day of Judgment for everyone, all at once. He is sharing the absolute spiritual Truth that choices have consequences, and while those consequences may sometimes be delayed, they cannot be avoided.

Psalm 46

Psalm 46 is a hymn of praise that recognizes the Presence of God in even the most challenging of human situations. It begins with a strong affirmation of absolute spiritual Truth: 

1 Samuel 7

I am not going to copy the entire chapter here. It is a central part of the story of Samuel, the last and greatest of the judges who periodically arose to basically save the Israelites from themselves.

John 3:1-7

I don't see in this passage the sense of exclusivity you commented on in your question. Jesus himself was 'born again' when he was baptized by John the Baptist and, in that process, remembered his true spiritual identity and spiritual purpose.