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Word up

The Word that gives life … (CEV) The Word of Life appeared … (MSG) He is the Word of life … (NLT) John calls Jesus “the Word.” His Gospel begins, “In the beginning was the Word. The Word was with … 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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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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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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See? I told you

… that which we have seen with our eyes … (Young’s Literal Translation) But wait. There’s more … Yes, we can see Jesus in the people who surround us, those we’re given a chance to serve, because He said when … Continue reading

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See here

We saw him with our own eyes … (NLT) We get that John saw Jesus with his own eyes. I hope by now you get that I believe the more time we spend alone with Jesus, pursuing Him, the better … Continue reading

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Do you see what I see?

… our own eyes have seen … (CEV) We saw him with our own eyes … (NLT) … we have seen with our eyes … (KJV) Not only, John says, did we hear Jesus with our own ears, we saw … Continue reading

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