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Los Lunas Cornerstone

Church of the Nazarene

Blog posts August 2022

Denying Christ (1 John 2:18-28)

    About two and a half years ago Jonny and I had coffee with cult members. I actually spoke about that coffee meeting in a message, and it still sticks with me as a fascinating and odd meeting. Did you know that when we were meeting with those cult members, we were actually having coffee with …

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Love the World...? (1 John 2:15-17)

    Do not love the world, nor the things in the world.

    This echoes the words that Jesus prayed for His disciples, including John in John 17:14-16, when He told them that they were in the world, just as He was in the world, but not of the world. This command takes this idea that discip…

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Knowing Him (1 John 2:12-14)

    Up to this point in 1 John, John has made it a point to let the Christians he was writing to know that they must be honest and humble about their sin, they must truly turn from a life of sin and not have anything to do with the darkness if they are going to truly be in the light of the Fathe…

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Love [Obey] (1 John 2:9-11)

    It is difficult, if not impossible to imagine that Christians who know Jesus’ command to love each other would openly advocate and practice hatred for other Christians. Yet that is exactly what had happened in the church, even as early as when John wrote this letter to Christians in general.…

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