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When Peace Like a River

When peace like a river attendeth my way, when sorrows like sea billows roll; whatever my lot, thou hast taught me to say, “It is well, it is well with my soul.” In November of 1873, American lawyer and professor … Continue reading

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Christian Manipulation

I had great hopes about doing the most careful study of I John I’ve ever done. I’ve dwelt in the book many times but for some reason have never  given it the comprehensive study it deserves. Now I find I … Continue reading

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I John 2:3-6

If you’ve been dwelling in the writings of Paul for awhile (such as reading my blog studies of Colossians), adjusting to John may take a bit of time. Remember, the Lord chose to write his word through the minds, the … Continue reading

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I John 2:1-2

This brief passage reveals at another reason John writes. Obviously, he is not concerned with logical tidiness. Instead, he is thinking in the normal human way of dealing with several levels of meaning simultaneously. We do this all the time … Continue reading

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I John 1:5-10

With his exciting talk about the very word of life being a “fingertip reality” (a phrase I’ve borrowed from my friend Ray Anderson), John has set us up to hear the words of fellowship and joy. But few of us … Continue reading

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I John 1:1-4

Shall we begin our study of the First Epistle of John? It is a fascinating, sometimes rambling but amazingly insightful book. I remember my introduction to it (not counting the times I had read it for myself as I moved … Continue reading

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Ready to Study I John?

I’m currently working on blog entries on I John, which will begin in a few days. Know of anyone else who might be interested in the kind of study we’ve just shared in Colossians? Why not invite them to join … Continue reading

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