Posts Tagged ‘I John’
Walking in the Light
by Perry Hall What does walking in the light mean? On one side proponents claim walking in darkness happens when the Christian commits even one sin; “sin is darkness, after all.” The opposing side counters, walking in light describes a life-style, not each punctiliar action – “its a walk, not one step.” Contextually, “walking in light”…Read More
The Anointing of the Spirit
Text: I John 2:18-29 I. The other day, one of my boys needed help with a math problem, so I asked him to show me the problem. He brought in his paper on which he was working. A. “No,” I said, “I need to see the original problem in the book.” B. “But I copied just as…Read More
What does I John 5:7-8 mean?
Question: “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are three that bear witness in earth, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.” (I John 5:7-8 KJV). What does verse eight mean?…Read More
How can John not know what we will be like in I John 3:2?
Question: Please explain I John 3:2. I have tried to understand, but can’t. Why doesn’t John know what we shall be? Answer: “Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called children of God! Therefore the world does not know us, because it did not know Him. Beloved,…Read More
Is it true that if there were no literal devil, there would have been no need for Christ to appear?
Question: If there was no literal devil, then there was no need for Christ to appear? True or false? I’m referring to I John 3:8. Answer: “Little children, let no one deceive you. He who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous. He who sins is of the devil, for the devil has…Read More
I John 3:19-24: Our Assurance
by Ethan R. Longhenry “Hereby shall we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our heart before him: because if our heart condemn us, God is greater than our heart, and knoweth all things. Beloved, if our heart condemn us not, we have boldness toward God; and whatsoever we ask we receive…Read More