Author Archives: St. John Studies

"Sometimes We Truly Deserve The Switch"

I was at a family gathering recently and I told a tale of my youth.  It may sound appalling by today’s standards but it was true.  As a rambunctious boy, I committed a grievous error by damaging one of my … Continue reading

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"Christ, The Always Gift For All Our Days*"

I have had the pleasure of reading the Bible through a few times, but as you know, it is a complex book.  The Word of God provided a challenge to me [as I am sure, to you].  Some parts remain … Continue reading

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Rock of Ages…

“[He]…will sit on His throne in heavenly glory.  All the nations [everybody] will be gathered before Him, and He will separate the people one from another….Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed … Continue reading

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The Post No One Will Want to Read…

If we are trying to “know God” as J.I. Packer’s book implies [after all, the title is Knowing God] it would be most appropriate to know as many aspects of God as we can.  John Ortberg wrote a book a … Continue reading

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Send in the Judges…

Some Christians do not relish the idea that God is our Divine Judge. J.I. Packer says that “many, it seems, do not.  Speak to them as God as a Father, a friend, a helper, one who loves us despite all … Continue reading

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Living a Life of Grace…

“The grace of God is love freely shown toward guilty sinners, contrary to their merit and indeed in defiance of their demerit.  It is God showing goodness to persons who deserve only severity and had no reason to expect anything … Continue reading

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If We Don’t Understand Grace…

In the process of trying to know God, we have looked at His unchanging nature, His majesty, His wisdom, His Word as truth and in the previous post we have finished looking at His love for us, some would say … Continue reading

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