2018 February

Jude 1

Introduction Jude: Jude is worried about people who claim to be part of Christ’s followers but who do not live by God’s Word. This epistle is an exhortation to the Christians to contend for the true f... Read More »

3 John

Introduction 3 John: The Third Letter of John was written by “the Elder” to a church leader named Gaius. The writer praises Gaius because of his help to other Christians, and warns against a man named... Read More »

2 John

Introduction 2 John: The Second Letter of John was written by “the Elder” to “the dear Lady and to her children,” probably meaning a local church and its members. The brief message is an appeal to lov... Read More »

1 John 5:1-21

Introduction 1 John 5:1-21: He that believes is a child of God. God’s children will ultimately prevail over the corrupt forces of this world because they have faith in Jesus Christ. This faith is an a... Read More »

1 John 4:1-21

Introduction 1 John 4:1-21: God is love. When we replace fear with love, trust in God comes naturally. As we share the good news of God’s presence with us—even in our greatest suffering—we become one ... Read More »

1 John 3:1-24

Introduction 1 John 3:1-24: Followers of Christ know the extraordinary love of God towards mankind through Jesus. They are to show this love to others by helping them. Their love for each other shows ... Read More »

1 John 2:18-29

Introduction 1 John 2:18-29: Today’s reading says that true followers of Jesus will not be misled by false teachings. They are exhorted to persevere in what they have received, and to continue to foll... Read More »

1 John 2:1-17

Introduction 1 John 2:1-17: This passage is an exhortation not to sin. Yet, by the hope of mercy through Christ, encourages those who may have fallen. He who knows God keeps his commandments; he who p... Read More »

1 John 1:1-10

Introduction 1 John 1:1-10: A false teaching that Jesus was not a human being, but just appeared to be a human being was being propagated. This letter was written to affirm that Jesus was indeed human... Read More »

Romans 12:1-21

Introduction Romans 12:1-21: Paul calls the followers of Christ in Rome to offer their bodies as a “living sacrifice,” transforming the way they think so that they may know the will of God. They also ... Read More »

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