Who Are The Ones Who Know The Truth And Listens To Jesus’ Voice?

John 18:37

37 “You are a king then?” Pilate asked.

“You say that I’m a king,” Jesus replied. “I was born for this, and I have come into the world for this: to testify to the truth. Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice.

Being educated and even having a high status in this world doesn’t make one wise or to know the truth about God.

“Everyone who is of the truth” Those who are humble and would submit to God’s conviction are the ones that would be of the truth.

“listens to my voice” We are not here to give our opinion [eisegesis] on the Scriptures but we are to let it tell us what it is saying [exegesis].

Jesus is asking us today, to listen to Him and is not asking you what you think about Him. When we don’t listen, we come up with many different Jesus’s and start walking a path of destruction that will also condemn people to hell just because we didn’t take the time to open our hearts to what the Scripture is actually saying.

When you come to the Bible and mock what it says and think that God doesn’t exist because you don’t hear from Him, stop and think, how you are approaching Him. 

Isaiah 66:2 

2 My hand made all these things, and so they all came into being. This is the Lord’s declaration. I will look favorably on this kind of person: one who is humble, submissive in spirit, and trembles at my word.

How To Safeguard Yourself From Giving The Wrong Interpretation Of A Particular Verse Or Verses.


Eisegesis-Putting your own or bias interpretation into the text of Scripture, making it say what you want it to say.

Exegesis-Extracting the plain meaning of any verse in Scripture without any preconceived notion. Allowing Scripture to give you it’s own meaning through context and other Scripture references.

Remember these rules to safeguard yourself from any errors in Biblical interpretation, which these are rules that I instituted for myself. Before you even open up the Bible always pray by asking the Lord to give you understanding through the Holy Spirit. All wisdom comes from God alone and is given to those who ask.

James 1:5

5 Now if any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without criticizing, and it will be given to him.

1. Define a word in its context since words have more than one meaning, how the author is describing that word and you will get the correct meaning of it.

2. The meaning of a verse always gets defined in its context either in the verse above or the verse below it and also it’s very important to read the whole chapter in reference to the verse to get the full scope of the verse you are trying to understand.

3. Use other references in scripture (scripture interprets scripture) in connection with the theme that you are studying which will give you more clarity and define symbols that are used in some of the verses.

If you always keep these 3 points in mind you will be safe in not giving your own interpretation but you will relate the message of the Bible plainly and understandable.