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Blogging Towards Sunday, January 20, 2019

  John 13:31-35; 1 John 1:5-2:11   The best teachers and leaders I’ve known were those that not only spoke but lived what they taught and said. Their coherence between … Continue reading

January 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Sunday, January 13, 2019

  John 15:5-10; 1 John 1:1-4   Socrates at his trial for impiety and corrupting youth in Ancient Athens, for which he was subsequently sentenced to death, is said to … Continue reading

January 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

The Pastoral Letter of 1st John

  First John is written as a sermon and lacks the opening, greeting, thanksgiving and closing greeting that mark most New Testament Epistles (or pastoral letters). The author’s key purpose … Continue reading

January 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

Blogging Towards Epiphany Sunday, January 6, 2019

  Matthew 2:1-23   Today we celebrate Epiphany. It’s the rare year that this twelfth day after Christmas lands on a Sunday. Epiphany is a Greek word meaning revealing or … Continue reading

January 3, 2019 · 1 Comment