1 John 3:1 – November 12, 2018

See what love the Father has bestowed on us that we may be called the children of God. Yet so we are. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 1 John 3:1 NABRE      This First Letter of John is substantial, it is a teaching about Christian faith and love. It describes the qualities of those who truly belong to God and have fellowship with Father and Son.…

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More than All Others – Love

This week we begin a new series we are calling, “more than all others.” Jesus when speaking about a poor widow who gave only two coins to the offertory, said she gave more than all others. It is a great honor and respect from Jesus and it is the approach we should have in all we do for the kingdom of God. We are not trying to create a competition, or even do a comparison…

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1 John 4:19 – October 27, 2018

We love because he first loved us. 1 John 4:19 NABRE      John in his first letter provides detail calling us to love one another. Then he goes into a deeper meditation on what love is, where it originates and how it must be expressed. Love originates in God, because God is love, and love is manifested above all in the gift of God’s Son who dies for us. We must love one another, in fact…

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