Monthly Archives: April 2015

Apr. 28- 3 John

Reading this letter I really don’t think I would want to be in Diotrephes’ shoes!  John implies that this guy is influencing many in the church, but he himself may not be of God.  From personal experience, this kind of stuff … Continue reading

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Apr. 27- 2 John

As I read this short letter this morning, a lot of questions came to mind.  We have discussed the issue of who this letter might have been written to.  The thing I noticed this morning is John says this lady … Continue reading

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Apr. 26- 1 John 5

Sometimes we struggle to be the person God wants us to be.  John gives us reassurance that this struggle is not in vain.  VV. 3-5 read, “In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are … Continue reading

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Apr. 25- I John 4

John’s tie between love of God and love of Christian brothers and sisters continues.  V. 12  is especially poignant this morning- “No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is … Continue reading

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Apr. 24- 1 John 3

As you work your way through 1 John, the tie to love of God and love of fellow Christians is made stronger and stronger by John.  That being said, why is it that so many Christians show contempt for fellow … Continue reading

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Apr. 23- 1 John 2

I this chapter John writes about all the pressures believers in Christ face.  He notes some have left the faith.  I am sure Christians were wondering what if this happens to me?  John’s answer to this is simple- v. 24, … Continue reading

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Apr. 22- 1 John 1

In this there is some interesting logic John uses to stress the importance of confession of sin.  In verse 6 he says, “If we claim to have fellowship with him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not … Continue reading

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Apr. 21- John 21

Again, John refers to himself as “this disciple.”  So it adds credibility to what we have talked about earlier about the disciple that knew the high priest.

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Apr. 20- John 20

I was talking with someone recently about John as possibly the “other disciple” in chapter 18 that was known by the high priest.  Who that disciple is is not clear.  However, in this chapter John definitely refers to himself as … Continue reading

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Apr. 19- John 19

Every time I think of the scene before Pilate I think of this big crowd of people yelling, “Crucify him.  Crucify him.”  But John notes in v. 6, “As soon as the chief priests and their officials saw him, they … Continue reading

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