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Devotional Thought : 1 John 3:16

November 10, 2020

“This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.” 1 John 3:16TV programming is almost a thing of the past. People are now able to choose what program they want to watch and when they…

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Devotional Thought : 1 John 3:1

December 12, 2008

“How great is the love the Father has lavished on us.” 1 John 3:1 As a child, I watched, I Dream of Jeannie. Larry Hagman played Major Nelson who found a genie that could grant wishes with the blink of an eye. Nelson could have wished for material possessions, riches, fame yet he chose not…

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Devotional Thought : 1 John 5:4

November 5, 2008

This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. 1 John 5:4 Often, it seems like faith is such a weak and foolish thing, yet we know, “God chose the foolish things of the world to shame the wise; God chose the weak things of the world to shame the strong” (1…

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Devotional Thought : 1 John 4:17

October 29, 2008

In this world we are like Jesus. 1 John 4:17 How can this possibly be true? How can fallen people be like Jesus? The verse is in the context of Christians having confidence on the Day of Judgment. God has so completely dealt with our sins that our standing before him is the same as…

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Devotional Thought : 1 John 3:12

October 22, 2008

“Do not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own actions were evil and his brother’s were righteous” 1 John 3:12. The story of Cain is concise and found early in Genesis: “The Lord looked with favor on Abel and his…

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