This message exposits 2 Corinthians 5:14-6:2 to show that God desires to change a sinner’s condition, relation, and position by new birth, reconciliation, and justification. All of this flows from Christ’s cross and the message of salvation. Christ’s love is compelling. The Gospel changes everything.
We Will Obey (1 John 2:3-4). By this we know that we have come to know Him, if we keep His commandments. The one who says, “I have come to know Him,” and does not keep His commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. There is no need to multiply […]
Purpose and Content of the Book 3 John focuses on an assembly’s reception of traveling brethren, particularly those who bore testimony to the Name of Jesus Christ. John had written to the assembly as a whole previously, but Diotrephes evidently suppressed the letter and the brethren who carried it. Thus, he had to strategize his […]
The Purpose and Content of 2 John John’s purpose is to exhort his readers (the elect lady, her children, and perhaps an assembly that met at her home) to “walk in truth, just as we have received commandment.” This truth cannot be separated from Christian love. Love is based on truth; truth spawns love. Without […]