Tag: exegesis

Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 4: Lord of the Worlds)

Quran

There is an interesting phrase that occurs dozens of times in the Qur’an. The phrase, which is used when referring to God, is ‘Lord of the Worlds’. When I read the Qur’an for the first time, my immediate reaction to this interesting phrase was… Continue Reading “Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 4: Lord of the Worlds)”

Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 3: Life as a Game)

Man reading Qur'an

In this series of posts about the religion of Islam, I am sharing thoughts that have occurred to me while reading the Qur’an. Today, I’d like to refer to instances where the word ‘game’ is used in the Qur’an. This is of particular interest… Continue Reading “Understanding the Qur’an (Episode 3: Life as a Game)”

A Reflection on John 3:16

Jesus on the cross

Greetings, friends. Quite often, when I’m reading Scripture, I have a ‘wow’ moment when a passage speaks to me in a way it didn’t previously. Today I’d like to share a new understanding I came to of perhaps the most quoted verse in the… Continue Reading “A Reflection on John 3:16”