Tag Archives: I John

This is love

We believe in Jesus Christ… who was crucified, died and was buried, and descended into the grave. I John 4:10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as an atoning … Continue reading

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A city on a hill

Isaiah 2:1-5 This is a prophecy of ‘the last days’ – which began at Pentecost. So it is being fulfilled now! When Isaiah was preaching these words, the city of God was Jerusalem (which is on a hill, though only … Continue reading

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Adopted

We believe in God, the Father Almighty… I John 3:1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! Isn’t it truly amazing that a … Continue reading

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A Father’s love

Luke 15:11-24 “God is love” (I John 4:8) is a great ‘soundbite’, one familiar to most Christians. But what does it actually mean? The young man in this parable wants his inheritance immediately so that he can ‘do his own … Continue reading

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Seeing the glory of God

“And the glory of the LORD will be revealed,                                                               … Continue reading

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The schemes of Satan

Satan the deceiver (Genesis 3:1-7) The first human beings had an uninhibited relationship with God. What could possibly have gone wrong? Something – or someone – caused them to doubt God’s goodness and love. That ‘someone’ was the devil, “the … Continue reading

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A God to be feared

To fear or not to fear? (Matthew 10:28-31) For the unbeliever, death is the ultimate disaster, and something therefore to be avoided at all costs. But Jesus speaks of a fate far worse than death: the judgement of God. (Hebrews … Continue reading

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