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THE FIRST EPISTLE OF JOHN
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Welcome back and I sure am glad that you're here for today's Daily Bread. As
we study this last chapter of John's first letter, it's clear that John's
intent is to show us that we are God's children in light, in love, and in
life, and that our spiritual connection and belief in His Son Jesus Christ
is what gives us all those things, and eternal life. How can you tell who is
truly His? Let's see what John says.
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that Jesus is the Christ and is born of God, and everyone who loves the
Father, loves also the Son. By this we know that we love the children of
God; when we love God, and keep His commandments. This shows that we love
God; that we keep His commandments, and His commandments are not burdensome.
Because whatever is born of God overcomes the world: and the victory
that overcomes the world, is our faith. Who can overcome the world, other
than he who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?
This is He that came by water and blood,
that is, Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and blood.
And it is the Spirit that bears witness,
because the Spirit is TRUTH.
We're all pretty
familiar with the body and blood of Jesus, from the story of the Last
Supper, but let's investigate this water that John is talking about. In
John's Gospel there's a story about a woman from Samaria (John
4:14). Jesus told her that He is the living water, and that
whoever drinks of the water that He gives will never thirst again, but the
water that He shall give will be a well of water springing up into
everlasting life. Then, while teaching at Capernaum, he told the Jewish
people, Truly I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man, and
drink His blood, you have no life in you, but whoever eats my flesh, and
drinks my blood, has eternal life and I will raise him up at the last day.
For my flesh is indeed meat, and my blood is indeed drink, and he that eats
my flesh and drinks my blood, lives in me, and I in him (John
6:53-56). At the Last Supper Jesus confirmed this again when Jesus gave
the Apostles the cup of wine, (known as the cup of eternal salvation) and
said, this is my blood. Now, you're probably thinking that those last two
things are referring to Jesus' blood, not water. Ah, but read this from
John's account of when Jesus was taken down from the cross: But one of the
soldiers with a spear pierced His side, and forthwith (at once) came there
out blood and water.
And he that saw it bare record, and his record is true: and he knoweth that
he saith true, that ye might believe (John
Water ... Is
necessary for life. HIS water, is necessary for eternal life.
It only makes sense that He came by water and blood
when he took human form as to die for our sins.
Now, at the Last
Supper, Jesus said to eat and drink in His memory. Now, each time when we
eat and drink, we have an opportunity to remember that Jesus blood was shed
for us, and that we continually renew His life in us. many choose to do this
before they eat each meal, they say a lil prayer. Some denominations call
this communion, and it is only offered at certain times. But I ask you, is
it the consecrating of bread and wine that removes your sins, or was it the
act of Jesus dying on the cross, that takes away the sins of the world, once
We've also learned that we need
forgiveness regularly, not once a week or once a month, so why wouldn't
Jesus choose the Last Supper ... A meal. Something that we partake of
daily ... regularly, to use as the perfect occasion to remind
us that He died for us and to confess our sins and be forgiven DAILY.
And what about
Is it OUR works that bring forgiveness? Did not Jesus already pay the price?
To be repentant comes from your heart and our Lord forgives us. To suggest
that in order to be forgiven, one must recite a specific prayer, do some
community service or anything of that nature ... Is like saying that YOU are
in some way working off your sins, or that YOU somehow have a hand in the
forgiveness process and that at the end of all things ... It's saying that
what Jesus did, dying on the cross for you, wasn't enough and that YOUR
works will be the healing factor. TRUTH is ... It is much more SPIRITUAL
than all that. Jesus paid our price and that price is ETERNAL. I would like
to share a spiritual TRUTH with you today which may help you in your
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For there are three that bear record in Heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.
And there are three that bear witness on earth, the Spirit, and the
water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.
WE WERE MADE IN GOD'S IMAGE ...
And God said, Let US make man in OUR image, after OUR likeness ...
... Note that the Bible says "Us" and "Our" when God is talking. That is cuz "OUR" and "US" is God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit. The HOLY TRINITY ... THREE IN
ONE. Soooooo, since we (as humans) were made in His image, we also have three parts but are one.
1 John 5:7-8
For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word (Jesus), and the Holy Ghost: and these THREE ARE ONE. And there are three that bear witness in IN EARTH, the Spirit, and the water, and the blood: and these THREE AGREE IN ONE.
Therefore we, as humans, are made of three parts or depths.
The SPIRIT, WATER AND BLOOD. Let's look into this a lil.
The SPIRIT is the spirit that God assigns to each soul that is born and
that we humans surrender when we die (give up the ghost or spirit). The
WATER is obviously the body since it is made up of mostly water. The BLOOD
is our soul cuz DNA blood samples can be used to identify a specific
Again as it is written ... Abel's BLOOD cried out. In the book of
Genesis, God says ... LET THERE BE ... AND THERE WAS. But if we look
closer at the scripture ...
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth
was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the
deep. And the SPIRIT OF GOD moved upon the face of the waters. And
God said, Let there be light: and there was light.
We see that God made a
command and HIS SPIRIT caused the physical change. IN LIKE MANNER ... Our
assigned SPIRIT and our BODY are subject to our SOUL. I will give you and
example ... You are watching television, happy as a lark and THEN you see
something that saddens ya, your mind tells your spirit that you are sad
and your spirit reacts and the physical body changes. Tears fall from your
eyes and out come the Kleenex. Your soul chose to believe or think
something and said "Let there be" sadness, so your spirit changed and your
body reacted to the spirit. It is a process that occurs cuz of what God
said ... We are made in THEIR image. Our spirit and body are subject unto
our souls. This is an important TRUTH to be aware of cuz it's happening
with or without your being conscience of it. What we choose is what our
spirit will perform and the body will follow. It doesn't matter if it is
good, bad, happy or sad ... The SPIRIT only hears ... "Let there be."
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John continues ...
If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God is greater: for this is
the witness of God which He has testified of His Son. He that believes in
the Son of God has the witness in himself: he that doesn't believe God has
made Him a liar; because he doesn't believe the record that God gave of His
Son. And this is the record, that God has given to us, eternal life, and
this life is in His Son. He that has the Son, has life; and he that has
not the Son of God, has no life.
I've written these
things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God; so you may know
that you have eternal life, and that you may believe in the name of the Son
of God. And this is the confidence that we have
in Him, that, if we ask any thing according to His will, He hears us: And if
we know that He hears us, whatsoever we ask, we know that we have the
petitions that we asked of Him.
If any man sees
his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask, and God shall
give him life for them that sin not unto death. There is a sin unto
death I do not say that he shall pray for it. All unrighteousness is sin:
and there is a sin not unto death.
Let's look at that
last paragraph again in more current terms. If anyone sees his brother
commit a sin that isn't worthy of death, he shall pray for his brother, and
God will forgive him (or her). There is a sin worthy of death however, which
is blasphemy of the
John says ...
I don't say that you should pray for that, because blasphemy of
the Holy Spirit is the only unforgivable sin, and God will not hear. All
wrongdoing is sin, and there are sins that are not worthy of death.
We know that
whoever is born of God doesn't sin; (It is not we that sin but the sinful
nature within us that is why we feel bad after and repent ... We were BORN
INTO the sin of Adam and Eve. It is hereditary.) but he that is begotten of
God (reborn) guards himself, and that wicked one doesn't touch him. And we
know that we are of God, and the whole world lies in wickedness. And we know
that the Son of God is come, and has given us an understanding, that we may
know Him that is true, and we are in Him that is true, even in His Son Jesus
Christ. This is the true God, and eternal life.
Little children, guard yourselves from idols. Amen.
John's beautiful letter. It's no wonder Jesus chose John to reveal the
vision in the book of Revelation. Congratulations on completing yet another
study with Daily Bread. Join us again next time, as we study John's second
epistle and continue on with us in our study of the New Testament. God
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