Archive for June, 2014

What I learned from 1 John

June 29th, 2014

I have really enjoyed reading 1 John over the last month or so. I read through it one chapter a day and then went back to the start again a number of times. As I read I just felt the Holy Spirit prompting me to see certain things that I needed to be reminded of […]

Faith in the Son of God

June 26th, 2014

In my next post from 1 John we are looking at 1 John 5:1-12. This section is titled, “Faith in the Son of God” in the NLT. Verse 1 says, “Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has become a child of God. And everyone who loves the Father loves his children, too”. There […]

Love one another again

June 23rd, 2014

Today I am up to 1 John 4:7-18 in my devotions. John is again talking about loving one another. This is the third time in his letter that he touches on this idea. I am starting to think that loving one another is a big part of the Christian life! Verses 7 says, “Dear friends, […]

Discerning false prophets

June 20th, 2014

In todays reading from 1 John 4 it talks about discerning or testing false prophets. The first verse again sets the scene… “Dear friends, do not believe everyone who claims to speak by the Spirit. You must test them to see if the spirit they have comes from God. For there are many false prophets […]

Keep loving one another

June 19th, 2014

In todays reading 1 John 3:11-24, John encourages us to keep loving one another. This is the second time in this book that he has spoken about loving each other. John again reminds us that this “is the message you have heard from the beginning: We should love one another” (v11). He goes on to […]