Monthly Archives: June 2021

Daily email Number 338 – from the Vicar

Welcome to Wednesday, and we have reached the final chapter of John’s 1st letter.  So our passage today is 1 John Chapter 5 verses 1-12.Again there is some reinforcing of the ideas that we are born again by faith (v.1), and that we … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 337 – from the Vicar

We continue with our readings in the apostle John’s first letter, Chapter 4 verses 16b to 21.If John was on that radio panel game where you are not allowed to repeat yourself, he wouldn’t do very well!!He keeps coming back to … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 336 – from the Vicar

I’m back after a lovely week off, and thanks to Derek for manning the fort this last week writing to us all about “Boundaries” – interesting stuff.We return to the 1st letter of John which hopefully we will finish this … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 329 – from the Vicar

This is my last daily email for a short while as we are away next week, and Derek has kindly agreed to take it over during that time.Sometimes you can manage a suitable break in a series, whether in the … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 328 – from the Vicar

Our Bible passage today is 1 John Chapter 4 verses 1 to 6.John returns to another key theme of looking out for false teaching, here described as testing the spirits (v.1).  One of the issues in the early church was what theologians … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 327 – from the Vicar

Our passage today is 1 John Chapter 3 verses 11-24.Here is an extended portion of teaching about the absolute need to love our brothers and sisters, meaning others within the Christian fellowship, and builds on what we have seen already in Ch.2 vs.9-11.  … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 326 – from the Vicar

Today’s passage, 1 John Chapter 3 verses 1 to 10, has great contrasts of wonderful encouragements but also deep challenges.And as I read it I can think of at least 3 more modern worship songs that use words from this passage (Answers … Continue reading

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Daily email Number 325 – from the Vicar

Our Bible passage today is 1 John Chapter 2 verses 18-29, where John is warning his readers about opposition, which might come in the form of persecution but also might come in the form of false teaching.He writes both about the antichrist (singular) and … Continue reading

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