Tag Archive: 3 John

Feb 05

Judge not and you shall not be judged. What does this mean? Is it possible?

Judge not and you shall not be judged A verse that many people quote but fewer can find in the Bible is “judge not and you shall not be judged.”  The usual reasoning behind their quotation is that we should never criticize anyone and no one should criticize us. If we keep this ethic, when …

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Oct 07

Two ways we might be baptized as a Christian that we usually don’t think about

James and John’s Request Jesus prepared the disciples for their future by teaching them about his suffering and death.  After one of these times James and John asked him if they could sit at his side in the eternal kingdom. (Mark 10:32-34; Matthew 20:17-19; Luke 18:31-33) Jesus’ question Jesus responded with a question.  He asked …

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Mar 02

Not even the apostles had perfect churches

John’s last years The Apostle John lived a long life. He lived so long that in the last chapter of his Gospel he had to correct the rumor that he would not die but would live until Jesus returned. (John 21:20-23) Near the end of his life he supervised a group of churches near Ephesus …

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