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First John, chapter 5, part 3

In 1 John 5:6 we read that Christ “came by water and blood.” He came by water when He was born of a virgin. He came by blood when He was crucified, shed his blood for the sin of… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/03-2018/first-john-chapter-5-part-3/

First John chapter 5, part 2

The next few verses contain an addition from the 15th or 16th century and were not part of John’s original text. This addition is found at the end of 1 John 5:7 and the beginning… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/03-2018/first-john-5-part-2/

First John, chapter 5, part 1

At the end of 1 John 4, the apostle makes it clear that being a son of God is evidenced, not by race or even by religion but by one’s heart of love. The purpose of sonship, after… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/03-2018/first-john-chapter-5-part-1/

First John, chapter 4, part 4

1 John 4:12-14 says, 12 No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us. 13 By this we know that we abide in Him and… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/03-2018/first-john-chapter-4-part-4/

First John, chapter 4, part 3

1 John 4:7, 8 says, 7 Beloved, let us love [agapao] one another, for love [agape] is from God; and everyone who loves is born [gennao, “begotten”] of God and knows God. 8 The… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/02-2018/first-john-chapter-4-part-3/

First John, chapter 4, part 2

The first three verses in 1 John 4 speak of spirits that are either of Christ or of antichrist. In other words the origin of the antichrist spirit goes back to the first sin, when… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/02-2018/first-john-chapter-4-part-2/

First John, chapter 4, part 1

1 John 4:1 says, 1 Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits to see whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world. There… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-4-part-1/

First John, chapter 3, part 8

John speaks of love in contrast to murderous motives, using Jesus as the prime Example. 1 John 3:16 says, 16 We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-3-part-8/

First John, chapter 3, part 7

1 John 3:14, 15 says, 14 We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death. 15 Everyone who hates his… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-3-part-7/

First John, chapter 3, part 6

The message from the beginning is “that we should love one another” (1 John 3:11). This has been preached “from the beginning,” the apostle says, because it is a consistent… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-3-part-6/

First John, chapter 3, part 5

1 John 3:10, 11 says, 10 By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious; anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-3-part-5/

First John, chapter 3, part 4

John said that if we truly have this hope of becoming children of God, we will purify ourselves—not to be justified, but because we are justified. Purification, or sanctification,… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-3-part-4/

First John, chapter 3, part 3

In our spiritual journey, we must all leave Egypt at Passover and come to Horeb for Pentecost before we can enter the Promised Land at Tabernacles. This sequence involves three… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-3-part-31/

First John, chapter 3, part 2

1 John 3:2 says, 2 Beloved, now we are children of God, and it has not appeared as yet what we will be. We know that, when He appears, we will be like Him, because we will see… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-3-part-3/

First John, chapter 3, part 1

The third chapter of John’s first letter gives us the characteristics of fellowship and how we obtain it. He begins in 1 John 3:1, 1 See how great a love the Father has bestowed… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-3-part-1/

First John, chapter 2, part 9

1 John 2:26 says, 26 These things I have written to you concerning those who are trying to deceive you. Who was trying to deceive them? What was the issue? What was the lie?… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-2-part-9/

First John, chapter 2, part 8

The anointing that we have received as believers, insofar as its quality, is the same anointing that Jesus received. This is not to say that the body of Christ is the same as the… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-2-part-8/

First John, chapter 2, part 7

What about antichrist today? Were all the prophecies of antichrist fulfilled when the chief priests usurped the throne of Jesus in the first century? No. When antichrist… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-2-part-7/

First John, chapter 2, part 6

The confusion and misunderstanding about antichrist is widespread because most people have not understood that antichrist is a usurper of the throne of Christ and that this was… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-2-part-6/

First John, chapter 2, part 5

1 John 2:17 says, 17 And the world is passing away, and also its lusts; but the one who does the will of God abides forever. We have already reconciled the apparent… https://www.gods-kingdom-ministries.net/daily-weblogs/2018/01-2018/first-john-chapter-2-part-5/