Gnostics claimed there was no such thing as sin, therefore it was impossible to sin, for it did not exist. There was no point in seeking not to sin, because there was no such thing as “sin” or “sinning” in the first place.
John strongly contested such thinking. Continue reading 1 John 2: Stop Pretending
This is the deepest purpose of Bible study and prayer – to come to know and experience God’s love for us, Father, Son and Spirit, and to share God’s love with each other. The transformation of the Holy Spirit begins and ends here, in God’s love. Continue reading Gospel of John: Metaphor to Reality
This is a good saying for you and me: conviction, not condemnation, confession, not contempt. Continue reading Gospel of John: Quality of Love