Category Archives: 1 John

Why?

Matt 27:46; Ps 22:1-31 In the midst of turmoil and tragedy, this may be the question that resonates most in people’s hearts. Why does something like _____ take place? Why must we live among people who appear to have such … Continue reading

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Are You Sure?

1 John 5:13-21 Have you heard the one about the man who was unsure about his salvation, so he went behind his house and pound a stake in the ground? Why, you may ask; it was for his future doubts … Continue reading

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Faith is the Victory

1 John 5:1-5 Throughout history, there have been many would-be conquerors of the world; Alexander the Great, Genghis Khan, Darius I, Napoleon Bonaparte, Julius Caesar, Attila the Hun, and others. Their desire for world dominance was never satisfied, and yet … Continue reading

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Test the Spirits

1 John 4:1-19 There was a part of my life when I spent a lot of time, money, and energy testing the spirits. At that particular time it was what I knew and I jumped in headlong with gusto. There’s … Continue reading

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Love One Another

1 John 3:11-18 Loving People! It’s what distinguishes a child of God from a child of the devil (1 John 3:10). Now that’s a horrible designation to bestow upon a person, isn’t it? But that’s John for you, describing the … Continue reading

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I Love You Papa

1 John 3:1-3 Being a parent can be a daunting task. Well, task is not the right word but daunting seems to hit the nail on the head – sometimes. Actually, I love being a father and consider it a … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Led Astray

1 John 2:18-27 A Wolf found great difficulty in getting at the sheep owing to the vigilance of the shepherd and his dogs. But one day it found the skin of a sheep that had been flayed and thrown aside, … Continue reading

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