Thoughts on 1 John

“Love Being Hated” 1 John 3:13 by Kendall Lowe If there is anything I wish was different about Christianity and it’s place in the world, it would be the way the world looks at us. For much of the world we are a joke. Christians are equated to snobs and judgmental old people. We are […]

Thoughts on 1 John

Why, I am Just a Human! When I think of what is involved in the devotion to the life of fellowship with God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ I realize how much I “miss the mark”. Should I feel like I am a liar, a hypocrite and not worthy of being in the […]

Thoughts on 1 John

1 John 2:1-2 “My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have an advocate with the Father—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. 2 He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but also for the sins of the whole […]

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, […]