1st John Devotional - Week 7, Day 4
June 15th, 2023
Read: 1 John 4:18-21Review: Living the truth of Jesus in everyday life in John’s day must’ve been very challenging. Life was characterized by ethnic division, hatred, and indifference. Unity and love,...
1st John Devotional - Week 7, Day 3
June 14th, 2023
Read: 1 John 4:15-17Review: Way back in 1964, before I was a real Christian, I could have told you that Jesus is the son of God just as easily as saying Mickey Mantle was the Yankee's star batter. But...
1 John Devotional - Week 7, Day 2
June 13th, 2023
Read: 1 John 4:11-14Review: John commands us to "Love one another" echoing Jesus recorded in his gospel. He should know something about that as he refers to himself as the "the other disciple whom Je...
1st John Devotional - week 7, Day 1
June 12th, 2023
Read: 1 John 4:7-10Review: As a young dancer, my dream was to be on Star Search (Gen X’s version of AGT). I carefully studied tv dancers, comparing myself for progress to see if I had become like them...
1 John Devotional - Week 6, Day 5
June 9th, 2023
Read: 1 John 4:6Review: John says in this verse “We are of God”. The Cambridge Dictionary says about the word “of” that it is “used to show possession, belonging, or origin”. In other words, we are ...
1 John Devotional - Week 6, Day 4
June 8th, 2023
Read: 1 John 4:5Review: We would all agree that in today’s world we are barraged with information from everywhere. The news, social media and opinions from friends and family can be conflicting and co...
1st John Devotional - Week 6, Day 3
June 7th, 2023
Read: 1 John 4:4Review: C.S. Lewis said, “When the whole world is running toward a cliff, he who is running in the opposite direction appears to have lost his mind.” That’s how it is for us who take 1...
1st John Devotional - Week 6, Day 2
June 6th, 2023
Read: 1 John 4:2-3Review: The coming of "Jesus Christ in the flesh", refers to the great Christian doctrine called, "The Incarnation", in which the eternal Son of God became fully human. For Christian...
1st John Devotional - Week 6, Day 1
June 5th, 2023
Read: 1 John 4:1Review: In preparing their agents to spot counterfeit money, the U.S. Secret Service initially trains them to study only legitimate bills. They spend considerable time concentrating on...
1 John Devotional - Week 5, Day 5
June 2nd, 2023
Read: 1 John 3:23-24Review: The apostle John provides a simplified version of God’s will for the Christian life: 1) believe in the name of His Son, Jesus Christ; and 2) love one another as He commande...
1 John Devotional - Week 5, Day 4
June 1st, 2023
Read: 1 John 3:19-22Review: “Michelle, you are not enough! You fail often, you let people down constantly.” My heart’s condemnation at its finest. Condemn is defined: to express complete disapproval o...
1st John Devotional - Week 5, Day 3
May 31st, 2023
Read: 1 John 3: 16-18Review: Commotion swirls the kitchen scene as though a cyclone struck a carnival; favorable smells and people and food and words, all jumbled together in volume. A dinner party.I...