Monthly Archives: March 2015

Mar. 28- 3 John

So here is a thought.  I wonder if 2 John and 3 John were written to different people in the same general location at about the same time.  John closes both letters almost identically, “13 I have much to write you, … Continue reading

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Mar. 27- 2 John

Though we do not know for sure who the lady is that John is writing to, we do know one thing-  she is dearly loved and respected.  John writes, “To the lady chosen by God and to her children, whom I … Continue reading

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Mar. 26- 1 John 5

“3 In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. ”  Wow this is really Jesus speaking through John.  John almost parrots the words Jesus used at the last supper.  

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Mar. 25- 1 John 4

This verse hit me between the eyes, this morning- “This is how love is made complete among us so that we will have confidence on the day of judgment: In this world we are like Jesus.” (17) Be like Jesus.  That is how … Continue reading

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Mar. 24- 1 John 3

V. 8 reads, “The one who does what is sinful is of the devil,because the devil has been sinning from the beginning. The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work.” I had never thought about … Continue reading

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Mar. 23- 1 John 2

The part of this chapter where John encourages the children, fathers, and young men really jumped out at me this morning. Thinking about the folks John was writing to, most likely they were going through some real tough times. The … Continue reading

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Mar. 22- 1 John 1

I realized this morning, John’s letter is really a written testimony or witness. He says, “We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the … Continue reading

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Mar. 21- John 21

I want to talk a little more about Peter’s asking about John.  I said in an earlier post that God had granted John long life to care for Mary.  And, it is my belief, God gave him the gift of … Continue reading

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Mar. 20- John 20

I want to talk about Jesus’ exchange with Thomas.  We often here that doubt is a bad thing, yet I do not here Jesus being upset with Thomas about his doubt.  Jesus could have come to the disciples and chided … Continue reading

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Mar. 19- John 19

In reading the account of the crucifixion this morning and the part where Jesus gives his mom to John to be cared for,  I was reminded of something I was once told.  We don’t hear much in scripture about the … Continue reading

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