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WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER ONE (Lesson XLV) 12/04/20 As a result, says Stock, we can join our Lord in calling Satan a liar and a murderer from the beginning.[1] False … Continue reading

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WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER ONE (Lesson XLIV) 12/03/20 Another current Bible Scholar, James Rosscup, feels that the Church needed to hear John’s message on fellowship because some interpreted the Gospel … Continue reading

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WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER ONE (Lesson XLIII) 12/02/20 Therefore, it must be saints that John is referring to, says Pierce, or such as were connected with them in church communion, … Continue reading

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WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER ONE (Lesson XLII) 12/01/20 Did John come up with this idea of light and darkness on his own? No! He heard what his Master said about … Continue reading

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WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER ONE (Lesson XLI) 11/30/20 As Ben Witherington III (1951-) points out, not only did God say, “Let there be light,” but He IS light.[1] It means … Continue reading

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POINTS TO PONDER

The following words, “There’s the wonder of sunset at evening, the wonder as sunrise I see; but the wonder of wonders that thrills my soul is the wonder that God loves me,”[1] were the opening verse to one of Christian … Continue reading

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SERENDIPITY FOR SATURDAY

HAVE A PEACEFULLY PLEASANT YEAR Are you a happy person? Do you have pleasure, enjoyment, or contentment with your life today? The Hebrew noun ‘esher also means “blessed.” So, when you are happy, you are also blessed. If you’d like … Continue reading

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WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER ONE (Lesson XL) 11/27/20 Paul E. Kretzmann (1883-1965) states that light is the symbol of purity, goodness, and perfection, so, on the other hand, darkness symbolizes … Continue reading

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WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER ONE (Lesson XXXIX) 11/26/20 Greek writers use the noun phōs (“light”) as a metaphor in Greek literature, for delight, deliverance, and victory. They apply it to … Continue reading

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WALKING IN THE LIGHT

NEW TESTAMENT CONTEXTUAL COMMENTARY by Dr. Robert R. Seyda FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN CHAPTER ONE (Lesson XXXVIII) 11/25/20 Ezekiel describes a figure that looked like fire, like a man’s body. From the waist down, he was like fire. From the … Continue reading

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