Tag Archives: God’s love

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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That’s life

The one who gives life appeared! (CEV) The Word of Life appeared … (MSG) … the Life was manifested … (Young’s Literal Translation) Ah … the one who gives life appeared! Life was manifested. This is such tremendous good news! … 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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Very touching

… our hands did handle … (Young’s Literal Translation) … our hands handled … (Darby Translation) The story is told of a nun – most often it is told of Mother Teresa, but I heard that it had been told … 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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