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Divine Mystery

Now we are telling you about this eternal life that was with the Father and appeared to us. (CEV) He was with the Father, and then he was revealed to us. (NLT) … we have seen it, and bear witness, … Continue reading

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Face to face with the Savior

The life appeared; we have seen it … (NIV) This life came to earth. We saw him … (Worldwide English) What a great, great passage for Easter season. The Life appeared, was manifested, came to earth. The Greek word used … Continue reading

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What’s the good word?

… this we proclaim concerning the Word of life … (NIV) We are writing to you about this Word of life … (Worldwide English) … of the word of life … (Douay Rheims) So far John has told us that … Continue reading

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Finishing Touch

… verified it with our own hands … (MSG) … our hands have touched … (KJV) A final thought, I think, about this part of the passage. Scholars say part of John’s purpose with writing  First John was to defeat … Continue reading

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Who touched whom?

… and our hands touched this Word. (CEV) … and touched him with our own hands … (NLT) Imagine it … John was writing to us about Jesus, a person he had touched with his own hands. I was talking … Continue reading

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Made you look

… which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at … (NIV) We saw him with our own eyes. We looked at him … (Worldwide English) This interesting juxtaposition of “we saw” and “we looked at” caught … Continue reading

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Behold!

… that which we have seen with our eyes, that which we did behold … (Young’s Literal Translation) … which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon … (KJV) Huh. What about this? That which we … Continue reading

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