Monthly Archives: May 2015

May 28- 3 John

So here is a thought spurred on by Sharon.  If 2 John is in fact a letter written to a church, rather than an individual (and I think Sharon makes a good point for this), could 2 John be the … Continue reading

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May 27- 2 John

The issue of “the Lady chosen by God” continues to dominate my thinking about this short book.  A conclusion I have come to is this- this woman could very likely be a pastor or an evangelist.  It is highly likely … Continue reading

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May 26- 1 John 5

“5 Who is it that overcomes the world? Only the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God.”  This verse builds on the verse I talked about yesterday.  I don’t think we do enough of reminding ourselves and others … Continue reading

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May 25- 1 John 4

“4 You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in you is greater than the one who is in the world.”  This is our great hope!  When we feel overcome by what is happening … Continue reading

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May 24- 1 John 3

John sums up the purpose of Christ’s life and death in one masterful sentence- “The reason the Son of God appeared was to destroy the devil’s work.”  Praise God!

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May 23- 1 John 2

Again John refers back to Jesus’ words as recorded in his Gospel.  Jesus said in John 13:34- 34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”  John says here … Continue reading

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May 22- 1 John 1

Jesus says in John 15:9-11- “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love. 10 If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands … Continue reading

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May 21- John 21

I wonder if Peter thought about the fact that Jesus asked him three times if Peter loved him- the same number of times Peter denied Jesus.  The NIV refers to this section of scripture as “Jesus Reinstates Peter.”  I highly doubt … Continue reading

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May 20- John 20

Scripture talks about us having glorified bodies after the resurrection.  I wonder if Jesus’ glorified body had something to do with Mary not recognizing him initially.  Is there going to be something about this glorified body that makes us just … Continue reading

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May 19- John 19

In some respects you have to feel sorry for Pilate.  He was a man caught between a rock and a hard place.  It seems he wanted so badly not to crucify Jesus, but to avoid an insurrection he felt compelled … Continue reading

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