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God loved us this much

It’s one of the best-known and most memorized verses in all of Scripture:

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.

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Biblical Meditation

To Glorify and Enjoy God

Above:  St. John the Baptist Preaching, by Mattia Preti

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Advent

Devotion for the Fourth Sunday of Advent (Year D)

Above:  St. John the Baptist Preaching, by Mattia Preti

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To Glorify and Enjoy God

DECEMBER 18, 2016

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December

John 3:22-36

This is the final instalment in our study of the first three chapters of John’s Gospel. (I’ve written on chapters 4 and 5 previously; you can search the archives if you want to continue the tour.) It’s a longer passage, but it deals mostly with two related ideas that we’ve met back in chapter 1: a comparison between John the Baptist and Jesus, and the importance of accepting Jesus as having been sent from God. 1,034 more words

John

John 3:8-16

Last week, we saw Nicodemus secretly meet Jesus by night – he was still in the dark as to who Jesus was, but he was intrigued. 1,362 more words

John

The serpent and the cross

And just as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in him may have eternal life. 656 more words

Biblical Meditation

Born anew?

“Born-again Christian.” Many believers use the phrase to describe themselves, based on the story in John 3. Many detractors, however, use the phrase as a synonym for “backward-thinking, ultra-conservative religious nut.” 679 more words

Theological Musing