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1 John 3:19-20 (Semi-transcendence)

Dear Church Family, When C.S. Lewis' wife died, he kept a journal of his grief. Later, these observations were published in a book, A Grief Observed. In that book, Lewis describes how God feels so very distant in times of mourning and loss, something with which most everyone can relate: "Go to [God] when your need is desperate, when all other help is vain, and what do yo...

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1 John: Background

Dear Church Family, In the first installment and introduction to our study of 1 John, we learned that the purpose of this letter was to help believers gain assurance of salvation: "These things I have written to you whobelieve in the name of the Son of God, so that you may know that you haveeternal life" (1 John 5:13). And, we also discovered that the Apostle John intends...

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1 John: Introduction

Dear Church Family, He is risen! I hope that everyone had a good Easter, despite being physically separated from one another and not able to meet because of the precautions taken due to the Coronavirus. While it seems wise and prudent at this time to follow the recommendations to forgo meeting together, I long for the time when we can worship our Savior as a congregation ...

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