Monthly Archives: November 2015
In 2 John the apostle seems to write about who the church should not support. Here in 3 John he writes about who the church should support.
I may have mentioned this before, but I thought about it again this morning. I wonder if John is a bit cryptic in this letter because the persecution of the early church was beginning, and he didn’t want it easily … Continue reading
v. 13- “I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.” This statement makes me think that part of John’s reason for writing … Continue reading
v. 6- “This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.” I love the phrase “we might live through him.” This carries with it … Continue reading
v. 22- “…receive from him anything we ask, because we keep his commands and do what pleases him.” We have been talking in our prayer Bible study about “keys to effective prayer.” One of those keys is following Jesus’ commands. … Continue reading
V. 19- 9 They went out from us, but they did not really belong to us. For if they had belonged to us, they would have remained with us; but their going showed that none of them belonged to us.” This … Continue reading
I just realized this morning that 1 John 1:1 captures the whole of the incarnation in one simple sentence.
As I read the exchange between Jesus and Peter, I can’t help but think that one of the reasons Jesus asked Peter three times if he loved him is because it took three times for it to really sink in … Continue reading
As you read the kast couple of verses of this chapter you get the feeling John’s gospel is ending. However then comes chapter 21. I wonder if that chapter was added later, but I have not read anything that would … Continue reading