Here’s a Thought

Jim Cantelon invites you to start your day with a brief thought from the scriptures. He’s hoping it will catalyze an appetite for daily bible reading. Like his weekly commentary “Cantelon’s Casual Commentary” it is down to earth, approachable, and inspiring.

Read 1 John 5

Key Verse: 1 John 5:12 “He who has the Son has life; he who does not have the Son of God doesn’t not have life.” John says things as they are. He knew that the “whole world” for a period of time was “under the control of the evil one” (v.19). He also knew that Continue reading…

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Read 1 John 4

Key Verse: 1 John 4:21 “And He has given us this command: Whoever loves God must also love his brother.” It was John, in his gospel, who gave us those immortal words of Jesus, “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son…” (John 3:16). Now, in this chapter he says, Continue reading…

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Read 1 John 3

Key Verse: 1 John 3: 19, 20 “This then is how we know that we belong to the truth, and how we set our hearts at rest in HIs presence whenever our hearts condemn us. For God is greater than our hearts, and He knows everything.” Before commenting on this key verse, allow me to Continue reading…

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Read 1 John 2

Key Verse: 1 John 2:17 “The world and its desires pass away, but the man who does the will of God lives forever.” As stated in the introduction, John was concerned about the effect of heretical teaching on his “dear children” (v.1). These heretics (known as “Gnostics”) were spiritual “elitists” who saw the Gospel as Continue reading…

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