God is Love | 1 John 4:7-8  1 John 4:7-8 says "Those who are loved by God, let his love continually pour from you to one another, because God is love. Everyone who loves is fathered by God and experiences an intimate knowledge of him. The one who doesn’t...

Last week I shared about the dangers of false prophets from 1 John 4:1-3 and emphasized the importance of being rooted in the Word. 1 John 4:4 follows with, "You, dear children, are from God and have overcome them, because the one who is in...

Last week I shared from 1 John 3:11 which says, "The beautiful message you’ve heard right from the start is that we should walk in self-sacrificing love toward one another." In the following verse, verse 12, John briefly covers the story of Cain and Abel which...

Happy New Year! I hope you had a wonderful holiday season and are excited about 2019! I enjoyed taking the first week off from blogging and social media and now I'm ready to dive back in! What better way to start the New Year than with...

Being that we are so close to Christmas, I wanted to take a break from 1 John and instead share a passage that I know I have shared before, but want to share again. Isaiah 9:6 says, "For to us a child is born, to us...

Have you ever heard someone said, "I don't deserve to go through XYZ?" He or she could be talking about any number of things like infertility or cancer? Personally I always want to respond with "What you actually deserve is death on the cross." Because...