1 John 2:28–29 – Penthouses and Pudding

1 John 2:28–29 (NKJV) 28 And now, little children, abide in Him, that when He appears, we may have confidence and not be ashamed before Him at His coming. 29 If you know that He is righteous, you know that everyone who practices righteousness is born of Him. Where do you live is a common question we ask new found friends or even brief acquaintances we have met at the airport. Our answers might very from the type of house we live in to the city or state. Rarely does it convey our spiritual residence of being in Christ. John has just … Continue reading 1 John 2:28–29 – Penthouses and Pudding

1 John 2:18-27, Antichrists and Anointings…

1 John 2:18–27 18 Little children, it is the last hour; and as you have heard that the Antichrist is coming, even now many antichrists have come, by which we know that it is the last hour. 19 They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us; but they went out that they might be made manifest, that none of them were of us. 20 But you have an anointing from the Holy One, and you know all things. 21 I have not written to you because you do … Continue reading 1 John 2:18-27, Antichrists and Anointings…

1 John 2:15-17, Love and Lust…

1 John 2:15-17 “Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world—the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life—is not of the Father but is of the world. And the world is passing away, and the lust of it; but he who does the will of God abides forever.” I love pizza!!!! I really do. After living in Italy for 3 years, I now have a new understanding of pizza.  … Continue reading 1 John 2:15-17, Love and Lust…

1 John 2.1-2 Part I:Covered Undercover…

1 John 2:1-2 My little children, these things I write to you, so that you may not sin. And if anyone sins, we have an Advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous. 2 And He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the whole world. John writes to those he has relationship whether from proximity, or spiritual heritage. He considers them his progeny in the faith, using this relationship to emphasize the spiritual truths he has just shared and will share.  He has just written 1 John 1:5-10 so that they would … Continue reading 1 John 2.1-2 Part I:Covered Undercover…

1 John 1:5-10, Lightswitch Faith

1 John 1:5-10 This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no darkness at all. 6 If we say that we have fellowship with Him, and walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. 7 But if we walk in the light as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanses us from all sin. 8 If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us. … Continue reading 1 John 1:5-10, Lightswitch Faith

1 John 1:1-4…In the beginning…

1 John 1:1–4 That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, concerning the Word of life—2 the life was manifested, and we have seen, and bear witness, and declare to you that eternal life which was with the Father and was manifested to us—3 that which we have seen and heard we declare to you, that you also may have fellowship with us; and truly our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ. 4 And these things we write to … Continue reading 1 John 1:1-4…In the beginning…