Yearly Archives: 2017

October 12, 2017: Day 53 – II John

It is interesting that we find here in II John, and it is only one chapter, a very direct theological statement geared to speaking against a group of people called the gnostics.  The gnostics didn’t believe that Jesus had actually … Continue reading

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October 11, 2017: Day 52 – I John 5

You may wonder why John wrote these letters.  He answers this question very clearly in vs. 13: “I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you … Continue reading

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October 10, 2017: Day 51 – I John 4

Okay, so it isn’t Chris Tomlin, but it is probably a camp song that we all grew up singing and it is from the Scripture that is found on Day 51 of the 90 Day Challenge.  I haven’t taken the … Continue reading

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October 9, 2017: Day 50 – I John 3

I really feel like I should quote one verse from this chapter and then drop the mic.  But there is so much more that I want to talk to you about like: Why does Cain always get the short end … Continue reading

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October 8, 2017: Day 49 – I John 2

We can’t really read these verses without having the Gospel of John, chapter 13:34 in front of us.  Here Jesus is with his disciples at the last supper and he gives them a “new commandment” (or in the Latin mandatum … Continue reading

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October 7, 2017: Day 48 – I John 1

There isn’t much of an introduction to I John.  It is believed to be written by the same person who wrote the Gospel of John and who wrote Revelation.  So, this person is the beloved disciple, John.  The author does … Continue reading

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October 6, 2017: Day 47 – II Peter 3

There are a number of fascinating things in this Scripture.  Not the least of which makes me think of this song. You find in this song, at the very end, the verse: the earth will soon dissolve like snow.  It … Continue reading

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October 5, 2017: Day 46 – II Peter 2

So here Peter saves his harshest words for those who at one time walked in the faith and now have turned their back on Jesus.  It seems that he is pointing out specifically people who have turned their back on … Continue reading

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October 4, 2017: Day 45 – II Peter 1

This is one of those Scriptures that is sneaky important.  If you look at vss.19-21 you will see that this Scripture is one of those that people use to stress the authority of Scripture.  I am one of those people.  … Continue reading

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October 3, 2017: Day 44 – I Peter 5

We find this Scripture also in James 4:10, but Peter gives us a chance to hear about how God will lift us up.   In this Scripture we read in Peter’s final exhortation that we need to beware because Satan is … Continue reading

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