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I John 5:6-13- The testimony of God

It is very interesting to me that God in trinity testifies to the way of salvation. I’d never really thought about that before. John tell us, This is the one who came by water and blood — Jesus Christ. He … Continue reading

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I John 1:1-4 — Proclaiming He who is life

And so we come to the last “long” letter of the New Testament. Or at least the last letter with multiple chapters, anyway. And from the very beginning, you can almost hear the emotion coming from the apostle John who … Continue reading

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2 Corinthians 4 — How not to lose hope

Paul closes this chapter the same way he opens it: with hope.  Here was a man that had experienced so much that it would have been easy for him to lose hope. He had been hard pressed on every side, … Continue reading

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John 17 — What eternal life truly is

A lot of times, we think of eternal life as simply living forever in heavenly bliss.  Certainly we will experience that, but to many people, strangely enough, it’s a life devoid of God. Oh, they have some concept that God … Continue reading

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Matthew 21:1-11; Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:28-44; John 12:12-19 — What would bring us peace

Lots going on in these passages, and as you look at all four gospels, you really get an idea of the frenzy going on due to Jesus’ entrance in Jerusalem.  People are shouting, Hosanna to the Son of David!”  “Blessed is … Continue reading

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John 6:60-71 — The One who gives offense

I wonder what it is exactly that gave the Jews offense as they listened to Jesus.  It’s very possible that they simply didn’t understand what Jesus was saying and were taking his words literally, instead of figuratively as he meant … Continue reading

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Matthew 7:13-14 — When being broadminded is not such a good thing

A common criticism the world has of the Christian is, “Why do you have to be so narrow minded?  Why can you be more broadminded?  Why does Jesus have to be the only way to heaven?” But there are some … Continue reading

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John 5:19-30 — The one who judges…and gives life

Here we catch a glimpse of the relationship between the Father and the Son.  One thing we cannot say, as some cults do, is that the Father is the Son.  They are clearly distinct from each other, though they are … Continue reading

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John 1:1-18 — Light in a darkened world

I once read about a young teenage girl in the United States.  She had perfect grades in high school.  She had a perfect score for the SAT.  She had a perfect score for the University of California acceptance exam.  She … Continue reading

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Psalm 49 — What money can’t buy

As the old saying goes, “Money makes the world go round.”  But the psalmist here reminds us of another more important truth.  “There are some things that money can’t buy.” He writes, No man can redeem the life of another … Continue reading

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