Thoughts on 1 John

FELLOWSHIP A couple of weeks ago on Facebook I saw pictures of a couple at church celebrating their wedding anniversary. Their joy made me think of the life that is being lived in front of the congregation, their dedication to the Lord, attitude towards other people, life, and service. Certain words immediately came to mind… […]

Thoughts on 1 John

  Two recent events influenced me in a profound way. A loss of a dear friend and a wedding anniversary of a family in church. LOVE Why do some losses hurt a lot and some just a little? Answering this question makes me think about relations we have with different people in general and relations between spouses […]

Thoughts on 1 John

“That Which We Have Seen” 1 John 1:1-4 By Kendall Lowe Suppose a man goes to a car dealership looking to purchase a vehicle. He walks around looking at the variety of options in the lot. Then he finds the dealer standing with a clip board in hand. The man goes up to him and […]

John 3:16

John 3:16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.“ That is really hard to wrap your head around right? I mean can you even fathom giving your child to die for even the best, most loved person in the world? I can’t, […]

Galatians 5:22-23

In Paul’s letter to the Galatians (5: 22-23), Paul tells the church: But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. Just previous to these two verses, Paul describes the sinful world. Unrepentant sinners will be judged. The world has not changed since […]

Ephesians 5:28

Ephesians 5:28 In the same way husbands should love their wives as their own bodies. He who loves his wife loves himself. Earlier in the week I wrote one of these devotionals on honoring your parents. It is only fitting that I would now write the devotional on loving your wife. I have been married for […]

Colossians 3:20

Colossians 3:20 Colossians 3:20 is a verse that many parents love to quote. “Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.” This verse in a series of verses on family relationships. This particular admonition needs to be understood in context. The whole series indicates a special set of characteristics that represent a loving caring […]