Jesus has messages for the churches, writing to the pastors (the spiritual authority) to share with those churches (2:7). Jesus addresses these pastors in regard to the city to which He called them. At
Jesus had natural brothers and sisters, siblings from his parents, Joseph and Mary. One is James, the leader of the Jerusalem church. Another is Jude, whom we believe to have written this book of the New
This short letter contains several wonderful gems. One of my favorites is in verse 5-8, which is helping to support traveling missionaries on their journey, becoming fellow workers for spreading the truth.
Amplified version of verse 6 says, “This is the commandment, as you have heard from the beginning, that you continue to walk in love [guided by it and following it].” John understood that our behavior
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John continues to speak of the love of God and a relationship with Him that causes us to live our lives according to His life and His ways. When we are lined up with God’s ways, and we ask Him for