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Retired missionary, pastor, seminary professor, Board Certified Chaplain and American Cancer Society Hope Lodge Director.

WALKING IN THE LIGHT

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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NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY By Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER TWO (Lesson VIII) 04/02/21 Rudolf Bultmann (1884-1976) says, the author of this Epistle shows his relationship with the readers by addressing them as “my little children.” … Continue reading

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