- The context.
- If something has been left out of the record.
- If some other knowledge of the word of God is assumed.
- If some other knowledge of the time period in which the author spake or wrote is assumed.
No Man Hath Seen God
No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom of the Father, he hath declared
The Spirit Leads Into Temptation
Then was Jesus led up of the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.
Jesus went into the wilderness to be with God and to be instructed. It was a taxing experience and at the time of His exhaustion Satan tries to temp Him.