Tag Archives: John

The Difficulty of the Gospel – 1 John 4:8

1 John 4:8 – He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. Meditation:  The Good News of Salvation through Jesus Christ is wonderful.  The New Testament is filled with expressions of how the amazing gracious Truth of God took bodily form and lived among mankind.  This amazing fact alone cannot be grasped without […]

Succor – Hebrews 2:18

For in that he himself hath suffered being tempted, he is able to succour them that are tempted. – Hebrews 2:18 Meditation:  Who does not appreciate sympathy, a little succor?  Occasionally everyone needs a listening ear and a caring heart.  Whether it is because of hardship or confusion or simply weariness, we all could use […]

At The Door – Revelation 3:20

Behold, I stand at the door, and knock: if any man hear my voice, and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me. – Revelation 3:20 Meditation:  Brothers and sisters, I acknowledge that the book of Revelation is often one of the most controversial portions […]

Confession Is good For the Soul – ​1 John 1:9

If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness. – ​1 John 1:9 Meditation:  When I considered today’s passages, I sighed in realization that my Savior is better than I can imagine.  He loves me and cares for me despite my failings. […]

Judgment Must Begin – 1 Peter 4:17

For the time is come that judgment must begin at the house of God: and if it first begin at us, what shall the end be of them that obey not the gospel of God? – 1 Peter 4:17 Meditation:  Today’s passage is not the most comforting.  We speak of judgement.  No one really enjoys judgement.  We would just […]

Choose Life – Deuteronomy 30:19

I call heaven and earth to record this day against you, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing: therefore choose life, that both thou and thy seed may live – Deuteronomy 30:19 Meditation:  Every day is filled with choices.  Thanks be to God that He did not leave it up […]

Our Lives For The Brethren – 1 John 3:16

Hereby perceive we the love of God , because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren. – 1 John 3:16 Meditation:  How much do you love God?  Do you love Him enough to go to church?  Do you love Him enough to sing praise […]