Author Archive | Renae Brumbaugh Green

I John 5:9 – 10: God’s Testimony

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I John 5:9-10 “We accept man’s testimony, but God’s testimony is greater because it is the testimony of God, which he has given about his Son. Anyone who believes in the Son of God has this testimony in his heart. Anyone who does not believe God has made him out to be a liar, because […]

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1 John 5:6 – 8: Water and Blood; Obedience and Love

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I John 5:6-8 “This is the one who came by water and blood – Jesus Christ. He did not come by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth. For there are three that testify: the Spirit, the water and the blood; and […]

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I John 5:3 – 5: Spiritual Muscles: Heavyweight Champions of the World!

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I John 5:3-5 “This is love for God: to obey his commands. And his commands are not burdensome, for everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. Who is it that overcomes the world? Only he who believes that Jesus is the Son of […]

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1 John 5:1 – 2: Three Marks of a Christian

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I John 5:1-2 “Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the father loves his child as well. This is how we know that we love the children of God: by loving God and carrying out his commands.” Do you ever wonder how you can know if […]

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The Land of the Living?

Well, I’m back. Sort of. For nearly two weeks, I have been in bed with severe bronchitis and laryngitis. The doctor gave me a z-pack and a codine cough suppressant. Needless to say, the codine did its job and I feel like the calendar skipped two weeks. I have a voice now, though it’s still […]

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1 John 4:20 – 21: Love God, Hate My Brother . . .

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I John 4:20-21 “If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For anyone who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot love God, whom he has not seen. And he has given us this command: Whoever loves God must also love his brother.” Can I be […]

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I John 4:19 – First Love

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I John 4:19 “We love because he first loved us.” Do you remember your first love? I do. Well, actually, I remember my first loves. I was in kindergarten, and I had two beaus, Casey and Ray. One day, they told me I had to choose between them, so I gave them a test. After […]

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