I John 2:12-14

These verses are at first difficult to understand.  John addresses what looks to be three groups of people and commends/exhorts them for three different aspects of Christianity that are true of each.  He then repeats the process while slightly altering the commendations.  Why he does this at this point in the letter and who exactly […]

I John 1:5-10

John discusses the first of two major themes about the nature of God – God is light.  John shows how this truth about God has ramifications for those who claim to be His. 5-7  John says the message we have heard from Him – the Word of Life (Christ) – is that God is light.  […]