Tag Archives: Jesus

Who says this? Mainly racists

“I am not a racist.” Who says that? It seems to me the folks who are mad at the NFL protesters say it. They want to make it clear: they aren’t mad because they are racists. One of those outraged … Continue reading

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Light reading

We came to the end of our passage! We managed to lectio divina our way through 1 John 1:1-4 before the Easter season ran out — Which is OK, because I am going on vacation and won’t be able to … Continue reading

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It makes you happy, too

We are writing these things so that you may fully share our joy. (NLT) … and these things we write to you, that your joy may be full. (Young’s Literal Translation) We excused John for writing this epistle so that … Continue reading

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Because it makes me happy

We are writing to tell you these things, because this makes us truly happy. (CEV) We write this to make our joy complete. (NIV) Oh, nice. John wrote these things to you so he, John, would be happy. Not so … Continue reading

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Fellowship divine

We proclaim to you what we ourselves have actually seen and heard so that you may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ. (NLT) Jesus prayed in John 17 that … Continue reading

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Jesus’ prayer — answered!

We proclaim to you what we ourselves have actually seen and heard so that you may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son, Jesus Christ. (NLT) We’re going to take this verse … Continue reading

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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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