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Introduction This is Part 1 of 6 in a series on 1 John. Unless otherwise noted, Scripture quotes are from the Holy Bible (New International Version), Zondervon1984. Commentaries studied include The Epistles of John by James Montgomery Boice (Zondervan, 1979), The Tests of Life (A Study of The First Epistle of St. John by Rev.Continue reading “The Apostle John’s First Letter: Part 1”
The Importance of Developing Understanding Introduction: Part 1 introduced two fascinating incidents in which Jesus used questions to thwart attempts of Jewish authorities to make trouble for Him. In the first incident Jewish leaders demand Jesus tell them who gave Him authority for what He is doing. In the second the authorities asked if itContinue reading “Jesus Asks Questions: Part 2”
Introduction Jesus often asked questions. Good questions cause people to think. As recorded in the Gospels, in interactions with people, Jesus asked at least one question about 75% of the time. Examining the questions He asked and the circumstances under which He asked them reveals an innovative use of questions to accomplish His purpose. JesusContinue reading “Jesus Asks Questions: Part 1”
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