Monthly Archives: October 2020

WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN INTRODUCTION (Lesson XI) 10/19/20 COMMENTARY When examining quotes from the past, we find that the Latin or Greek manuscripts translated into English are hard to understand because … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

We’ve all heard about staying humble. It means not letting something making us big-headed and see ourselves as better than others. But that may be more like humility. So, what is the difference? Humble and humility are two words that … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

I DID IT GOD’S WAY This story touched me as a husband and father; I’m sure it will impact your heart if you are a wife and mother. For Sarah Cochran, infertility brought sadness that took root deep in her … Continue reading

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WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN INTRODUCTION (Lesson X) 10/16/20 The Apostle John Taught The Gnostics taught Jesus is God incarnate, part of the Trinity. (1 Jn. 1:1-2) Denied the Trinity. Said Jesus … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN INTRODUCTION (Lesson IX) 10/15/20 The same things are said of each, and the same characteristics attributed to each. The fundamental resemblance lies in the fact that each … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN INTRODUCTION (Lesson VIII) 10/14/20 William Kelly (1822-1888) also draws attention to the term, “The Word of Life.” It is, indeed, closely connected with the main object of … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN INTRODUCTION (Lesson VII) 10/13/20 James McKnight (1721-1800) reminds us that the Apostle John is not merely describing “the word” but “the Living Word.” It is “the Word … Continue reading

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WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN INTRODUCTION (Lesson VI) 10/12/20 Œcumenius (circa 700-800 AD) believes that the Apostle John wrote this counter to the Jews and Greeks. They claimed that Christianity was a … Continue reading

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It’s been a long time since I played on a schoolyard during recess and heard someone involved in a game accuse another person of not being fair in their scoring. The other person was giving themselves an advantage by changing … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

THE ROAD OF HARD KNOCKS Renee Mercer loved her calling as a pastor’s wife. She was content in the background, serving next to her husband, Dave, a Wesleyan Methodist pastor. They had just celebrated 30 years of “I do’s” and … Continue reading

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