1 JOHN 5:21 / BLOG

“Dear children, keep away from anything that might take God’s place in your hearts.”‭‭1 John‬ ‭5:21‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Psalms 16:4 “Troubles multiply for those who chase after other gods. I will not take in their sacrifices of blood or even speak the names of their gods.” We are to not worship other gods. This could literallyContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:21 / BLOG”

1 JOHN 5:19-20 / BLOG

“We know that we are children of God and that the world around us is under the control of the evil one. And we know that the Son of God has come, and he has given us understanding so that we can know the true God. And now we live in fellowship with the trueContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:19-20 / BLOG”

1 JOHN 5:18 / BLOG

“We know that God’s children do not make a practice of sinning, for God’s Son holds them securely, and the evil one cannot touch them.”‭‭1 John‬ ‭5:18‬ ‭NLT‬‬ We can make choices, but those choices have consequences depending on if they’re good or bad. Now we aren’t controlled by Satan, when we sin it’s yourContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:18 / BLOG”

1 JOHN 5:16-17 / BLOG

“If you see a fellow believer sinning in a way that does not lead to death, you should pray, and God will give that person life. But there is a sin that leads to death, and I am not saying you should pray for those who commit it. All wicked actions are sin, but notContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:16-17 / BLOG”

1 JOHN 5:14-15 / BLOG

“And we are confident that he hears us whenever we ask for anything that pleases him. And since we know he hears us when we make our requests, we also know that he will give us what we ask for.”‭‭1 John‬ ‭5:14-15‬ ‭NLT‬‬ God is not a vending machine that we can just get thingsContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:14-15 / BLOG”

1 JOHN 5:11-13 / BLOG

“And this is what God has testified: He has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have God’s Son does not have life. I have written this to you who believe in the name of the Son of God, so that youContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:11-13 / BLOG”

1 JOHN 5:9-10 / BLOG

“Since we believe human testimony, surely we can believe the greater testimony that comes from God. And God has testified about his Son. All who believe in the Son of God know in their hearts that this testimony is true. Those who don’t believe this are actually calling God a liar because they don’t believeContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:9-10 / BLOG”

1 JOHN 5:6-8 / BLOG

“And Jesus Christ was revealed as God’s Son by his baptism in water and by shedding his blood on the cross—not by water only, but by water and blood. And the Spirit, who is truth, confirms it with his testimony. So we have these three witnesses— the Spirit, the water, and the blood—and all threeContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:6-8 / BLOG”

1 JOHN 5:3-5 / BLOG

“Loving God means keeping his commandments, and his commandments are not burdensome. For every child of God defeats this evil world, and we achieve this victory through our faith. And who can win this battle against the world? Only those who believe that Jesus is the Son of God.”‭‭1 John‬ ‭5:3-5‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Love others, soundsContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:3-5 / BLOG”

1 JOHN 5:1-2

“Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has become a child of God. And everyone who loves the Father loves his children, too. We know we love God’s children if we love God and obey his commandments.”‭‭1 John‬ ‭5:1-2‬ ‭NLT‬‬ Christians today say you only have to believe then you’ll go to heaven, butContinue reading “1 JOHN 5:1-2”