Archive for October, 2011

The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love. 2 John 4-7a

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Week Eight:  Oct 30, 2011 This week we began the body of the letter.  As is common, John starts with some positive statements aimed at framing the discussion of the problem, which begins in verse 7. Study II. Body a.      Living In Truth and Love (4-6) 4 – I was overjoyed to find some of [...]

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The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love. 2 John 3

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Week Seven:  Oct 23, 2011 While this class follows the text very closely, there is no preset schedule, nor any particular number of verses that we need to cover each week.  Instead I encourage discussion and leave room for the Holy Spirit to take the class, where He needs to take it.  This was one [...]

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The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love. 2 John 1-2

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Week Six:  Oct 16, 2011 This week we finished the study in 3 John in an earlier post.  Here we will start 2 John. 2 John Outline The structure of 2 John is very close to a typical 1st century letter, and thus there is pretty broad agreement on the outline by scholars. I.Opening a.      [...]

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The Cult Question

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With Romney as the front-runner, the question of his Mormon religion continues to be an issue and came to the forefront recently when a Perry supporter labeled Mormons a cult, which was then followed by calls for Perry to repudiate these comments. This is an issue, which if not handled correctly, could blow up in [...]

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The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love. 3 John 11a -15

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Week Five:  Oct 9, 2011 This week we finished the study in 3 John picking up in verse 11b.   We also started 2 John, but I will start that in another post. II.  Body b.      Commendation of Demetrius (11,12) 11b – The person who does what is good is from God. The person who does [...]

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The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love. 3 John 10-11a

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Week Four:  Oct 2, 2011 This week we continue the study in 3 John picking up in verse 10. I.  Body a.      Criticism of Diotrephes (9,10) 10* – For this reason, when I come I will remind him of what he is doing1 in spreading false charges against us. And not content with that, he [...]

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