Monthly Archives: April 2021

WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XVIII) 04/16/21 2:3 If we obey what God has told us to do, then we are sure that we know Him. John Stock (1817-1888) … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XVII) 04/15/21 Listen to what Thomas Shepard (1605-1649) said when he asks us to look at John, the Anointed One’s beloved disciple, and close … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XVI) 04/14/21 Michael Eaton (1942-2017) points to five encouraging aspects of John’s teaching here in verses one and two:             …if anyone sins             … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XV) 04/13/21 Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981) discussed earlier about those who show no interest in theology or doctrine in understanding how to live as a … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XIV) 04/12/21 George G. Findlay (1849-1920) looks at some possible contradictions in what John says here. He believes the Apostle John admits that a … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XIII) 04/09/21 Albert Barnes explains that the proper meaning of the Greek verb hilaskomai also occurs in the Gospel of Luke, “God be merciful … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XII) 04/08/21 English Presbyterian puritan minister John Flavel (1627-1691) preached on Jesus in His ministry as our High-Priest. Here he asked some questions: First, … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson XI) 04/07/21 COMMENTARY Clement of Alexandria (150-216 AD) points out that Jesus did not die only for our sins as believers, “but also for … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson X) 04/06/21 Let me explain it this way. Years ago, when asked by a seminary student to explain the Trinity. I started by describing … Continue reading

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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson IX) 04/05/21 John Phillips (1927-2010) says that John would not be telling his readers about an Advocate if there was no need for forgiveness. … Continue reading

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