Archive for February, 2012

The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love. 1 John 2:13-2:15

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Week 20:  Feb 12, 2012 Last time we saw how John, after pointing out the inconsistency between the claims and the actions of his opponents, switched to talking about his readers, talking first about  “children” i.e., about all Christians.  Now he continues talking to “Father”  i.e., church leaders,  and then “Young men” which could be [...]

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The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love. 1 John 2:9-2:12

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Week 19:  Feb 5, 2012 Last time we saw how John was expanding on the commandments, in particular that we are to love one another. John now demonstrates his point with another claim from his opponents.  This is not really a new claim; it is similar to those he has already dealt (see 1:6-10), but here [...]

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Santorum and the quote on women

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The dust up over the quote about women in Santorum’s book is an excellent example of why Santorum makes me nervous. The passage from Santorum’s book says, “Sadly, the propaganda campaign launched in the 1960s has taken root. The radical feminists succeeded in undermining the traditional family and convincing women that professional accomplishments are the [...]

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The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love. 1 John 2:7-2:8

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Week 18:  Jan 29, 2012 -          Last time we saw how John was emphasizing that to love God was to Obey God’s commandments.   This naturally raises the question which commandment are we to keep?   Starting in verse 2:7 John answers this question. Study a.      Expansion: Love One Another (2:7:11) i.      The commandment to Love  (2:7-8) [...]

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The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love. 1 John 2:2-2:6

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The Epistles of John: Living in Truth and Love.  1 John 2:2-2:6 Week 17:  Jan  15, 2012  I have fallen a little behind in posting the class, and will try to catch up in the next  few days. When we finished from the last posted class John had interrupted is refutation of the claims of his [...]

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