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1 John 2:13

Mar 27, 2020   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 John, 1 John (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  2 Comments

Friday, 27 March 2020

I write to you, fathers,
Because you have known Him who is from the beginning.
I write to you, young men,
Because you have overcome the wicked one.
I write to you, little children,
Because you have known the Father. 1 John 2:13

John’s poetic offset which began in verse 2:12 now continues with the first of two triplets.Read the rest

1 John 2:12

Mar 26, 2020   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 John, 1 John (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  5 Comments

Thursday, 26 March 2020

I write to you, little children,
Because your sins are forgiven you for His name’s sake. 1 John 2:12

This verse starts an entirely new section of the letter; one which is ordered by repetition, and one which has a decided symmetry. Modern translations tend to offset it in a manner one would recognize as poetic.Read the rest

1 John 2:11

Mar 25, 2020   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 John, 1 John (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  6 Comments

Wednesday, 25 March 2020

But he who hates his brother is in darkness and walks in darkness, and does not know where he is going, because the darkness has blinded his eyes.1 John 2:11

John now builds upon his thought from verse 9. He said there that if one says he is in the light and yet “hates his brother,” he remains in darkness.Read the rest

1 John 2:10

Mar 24, 2020   //   by Charlie Garrett   //   1 John, 1 John (written), Daily Writing, Epistles, Epistles (written), Writings  //  5 Comments

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

He who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him. 1 John 2:10

In an initial read of this sentence, one may immediately say, “I understand. John’s words are clear.” But through a quick evaluation of possibilities of what it could mean, the waters may easily get muddied.Read the rest

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