Jude Observations

The letter of Jude is not written to any particular person, but to the whole community of Christians. The theme of the book is to warn Christians against deceivers. Another theme of the book is to have a concern for truth and to be joined with holiness. Jude was a faithful servant of Christ. One... Continue Reading →

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3 John Observations

True Love John starts his letter with a greeting, beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth. John is expressing his love for a dear brother. When we express our love for others, it is usually the spark that starts a love in someone else. Love is powerful. Showing someone love can be that little piece... Continue Reading →

2 John Observations

  Who is the lady, John is talking about? This is very important to understand to have a true grasp on this letter. The first option is that he is talking to a lady and her children.  This could be the case since he addressed it to the lady and her child. What we notice... Continue Reading →

1 John 4-5 Observations

Test the spirits to see if they are from God. The apostle was warning the Christians to examine the spirits that had risen. He tells them to use caution. He then urges the disciples to examine the claims that were being made by the spirits, because there were many false prophets. Any spirit that does... Continue Reading →

1 John 3 Observations

1 John 3 Observations We are called children of God. When we believe in God we have the right to be called a child of God.  John 1:12 says that as many as received Him, He gave the right to become children of God. This is only available to those that are born of God.... Continue Reading →

1 John 2 Observations

God is Love   That we might not sin. To understand this, one must go back a few verses to chapter one. In 1 John 1:9-10, John tells us that if we confess our sins, God will forgive us. HE also says that if we say that we do not have sin we are a... Continue Reading →

Resurrection

What if Christ never rose from the dead? What if this was all a hoax? If Christ never rose from the dead then Christianity is false. There are many arguments against the resurrected Christ; however, there are many viable arguments for the resurrected Christ. There is a great deal of documentary and circumstantial evidence proving... Continue Reading →

1 John 1 Observations

When looking at 1 John it is important to understand why the epistle was written. John wrote this letter to body of the family of Christ. We are given this position in the family of Christ when we accept Christ as our savior. Our relationship with God was broken due to the sin in our... Continue Reading →

Gospel – Redemption and Restoration

6 The Lord sent fiery serpents among the people and they bit the people, so that many people of Israel died. 7 So the people came to Moses and said, “We have sinned, because we have spoken against the Lord and you; intercede with the Lord, that He may remove the serpents from us.” And Moses interceded for the people. 8 Then the Lord said to Moses, “[a]Make a fiery serpent, and... Continue Reading →

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