Monthly Archives: July 2014

Devotional for August 3, 2014 – God is love                  

Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible Background                                                                                                                                      This week we wrap up our series on 1 John with the familiar and comforting words that “God is love.”  Sometimes we take this wholly for granted.  In the atmosphere … Continue reading

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God in the Flesh

Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background So, we have to “test the spirits”. What does that mean, exactly, and why is it necessary? Let’s start with the first. Not every idiot who says they are … Continue reading

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Devotional for July 20, 2014 –  If we say we have no sin…

Written by Jenn Richter Bible Background           The recipients of the first epistle of John were dealing with a serious division in their community, fueled by the infant cries of Gnosticism. This school of thought, which wouldn’t become fully fleshed … Continue reading

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Written by Mark C. Pederson, Pastor, Trinity Lutheran Church Theme Background John and community seem to be linked together.  It is a Johanine community which writes the book of Revelation.  Obviously these letters of 1st 2nd and 3rd John are … Continue reading

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