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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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The New Covenant – part 2

Adding to the importance of this announcement is the fact that it appears in similar form in Ezekiel 36:23-28 Adding to the importance of this announcement is the fact that it appears in similar form in Ezekiel 36:23-28 23 I … Continue reading

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The New Covenant – part 1

Jeremiah was left behind in Jerusalem when the Babylonians abducted all those who might be of value in rebuilding Israel. Apparently, a mere prophet was not considered a valuable citizen! Jeremiah continued speaking out but he did not counsel rebellion. … Continue reading

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Jesus the Disciplemaker – Part Three

A way of life.   What are the lessons we might learn from this passage and from the questions we have asked?  For ourselves, the secret of the kingdom is to respond appropriately to the Word of God, even if one … Continue reading

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