Sunday, July 15, 2018

Posted on Jul 14 2018
1 JOHN 4:1-6 Antichrist? Bible Background: We’ve jumped over most of 1 John chapter 2, and all of chapter 3. The writer reinforces Jesus’ commandment to ‘love one another’ (2:7-10); writes some beautiful notes to “fathers, children, young people” about how
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Sunday, July 8, 2018

Posted on Jul 05 2018
1 John 1:5–2:2 God’s Integrity, and Ours! Bible Background: “The Elder” (which is how we identify this writer), now writes about what it means to have life in Christ: It means walking in the light of Christ (vs. the ways of darkness/evil); in fellowship with other
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Sunday, July 1, 2018

Posted on Jun 27 2018
1st John – The Love Letter Bible Background: We don’t know details about the origin of 1,2, or 3 John. The writer might be the person who wrote the Gospel of John; or is at least well-acquainted with that Gospel. Themes that match between this letter and the Gospel: Jesus as
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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Posted on Jun 23 2018
Exodus 20:17=A Fence For the Heart Bible Background: Commandments #9 & #10 prohibit coveting. To covet is to want something badly, which is not rightfully ours. Part of the job of loving our neighbor has to do with respecting their relationships and property. In the alternate way of
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