” . . . the disciple whom Jesus loved . . . this is the disciple who is bearing witness about these things, and who has written these things, and we know that his testimony is true.” (John 21:20, 24). 563 more words
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by Roger Lilley
This study looks at the apostle John’s writings and seeks to show who he was, what he wrote, and why. This study assumes no, or little, prior knowledge of the New Testament, its characters, or its teachings, but it does assume that the reader owns or has access to a copy of the New Testament and wishes to acquaint themselves more fully with the teachings of its authors. 1,414 more words
Lesson 1 – Ephesians 1: 1-14
Richly blessed in Christ Jesus
There is a lot to know about the historical and political setting that faced the church at Ephesus when this epistle arrived, but if you’re like me, once you decide to study a book you just want to dig into the actual text; so we’ll put the historical, political, geographic and biblical settings on hold for a while and just start reading. 473 more words
Polycarp (69 – 156)
On this day in 156 marks the death of Polycarp.
He was a disciple of the Apostle John. When the soldiers came to arrest him he fed them. 683 more words
The sixty-six books of the Old and New Testaments contain a wealth of truth about the progress of redemption throughout history. In fact, Genesis to Revelation is one grand story about the Triune God redeeming creation in Christ by the person and work of the Holy Spirit. 724 more words