Today we are rounding out our study of 1 John with chapter 5. And, as always, you can find all of mine and Daniel’s 1 John posts here. We’ve been talking a lot about loving our siblings. John has made it pretty clear how God wants us to treat one another (because remember, love is… Continue reading Receive and Believe
I want to piggyback a little off of yesterday’s post which you can find here on not judging others’ walks with Jesus based on our own. Going over what I wanted to say with Jeremy, he reminded me of Romans chapter 14. The whole chapter is about the dangers of criticism. Starting at the very… Continue reading Servants of the Same Master
This past week in our Tuesday morning coffee session, Daniel and I went over 1 John chapter 2. (If you want to read his take on chapter 1, click here.) The first thing that jumped out at me in verse 1 was McKnight’s use of the word “Illuminator” for the Greek paraklētos, where the word… Continue reading He in Us and We in Him
What is your favorite version of the Bible to read? My go-to is the NLT, New Living Translation. It’s easy to read, easy to understand….and easy to gloss over when I’m distracted. My friend Daniel put me onto a new translation of the New Testament. And while it probably won’t ever be my “take to… Continue reading Made Apparent
At my house there’s a toolbox Full of wrenches and screws, A hammer, some screwdrivers- All things I can use. When I have things to fix Or maintain in my home, I have what it takes To get any job done. But I have other tools That I use every day That enhance my life… Continue reading My Toolbox
What is “normal”? Merriam-Webster says, “conforming to a type, standard, or regular pattern : characterized by that which is considered usual, typical, or routine.” Corri’s brain thinks of it as something that we are consistently comfortable with, what we expect to happen or to be. Contrarily, “new” is defined as “having recently come into existence;… Continue reading Normal, New, or Never?
I just wanted to post a few verse images that I have been thinking about this morning. No commentary. Just scripture. Maybe one of them is one that you needed today.