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1 John 5:6-12: Water and Blood

Ezekiel 48, Job 17, John 12:12-19, 1 John 5:6-12 1 John 5:6-12: This part of John has caused some confusion over the years. First, remember that John is addressing false teaching by reminding ...
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1 John 5:1-5: Five Ways Love Becomes Practical

Ezekiel 45-47, Job 16, John 12:1-11, 1 John 5:1-5 1 John 5:1-5: John is again interweaving reflections on the necessary connection between doctrinal orthodoxy and moral obedience. He does so in five ways: ...
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1 John 4:7-21: Love and Truth

Ezekiel 42-44, Job 15:17-35, John 11:45-57, 1 John 4:7-21 1 John 4:7-21: John’s style of writing is like a spiral staircase: he turns first one way and then another way as he comes ...
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1 John 4:1-6: How to Test the Spirits

Ezekiel 40-41, Job 15:1-16, John 11:38-44, 1 John 4:1-6 1 John 4:1-6: John has been teaching about how we can be sure about relationship with God. In the last section he concluded by ...
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1 John 3:19-24: Four Ways to Be Sure About Our Salvation

Ezekiel 38-39, Job 14, John 11:17-37, 1 John 3:19-24 1 John 3:19-24: Assurance is a matter of real significance and sometimes real concern: how do I know for sure that I am really ...
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1 John 3:11-18: Love in Action and in Truth

Ezekiel 35-37, Job 13, John 11:1-16, 1 John 3:11-18 1 John 3:11-18: John has these two interweaving themes related to doctrinal orthodoxy and moral obedience to Christ. And here he ...
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