Verse of the Day

1 John 4:20-21If someone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen. And this commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God should love his brother also.

The Book of John

It has been said that the gospel of John is somewhat like a tract. John's aim is to bring his readers to a faith in Jesus Christ and prove, unequivocally, that He is the Son of God (cf. John 20:30-31). The book is, therefore, separated from what are commonly referred to as the Synoptic Gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke). These are synoptic in the sens...
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ACTS (3)

Varying Responses to the Gospel of Jesus Christ The book of Acts records various responses to the gospel of Jesus Christ. When the Apostles of Jesus Christ preached the gospel some illustrated a genuine interest (see Acts 2:12-13; 13:42-43). Many heard the gospel and "believed' (see Acts 4:4; 8:12; 13:48; 16:30-33; 17:34 and 18:8). The same gospel that brought joy to some caused others to be sore troubled (Acts 4:2) and jealous (Acts 13:45). When Felix and Drusilla heard the gospel they replied to Paul saying, "Go your way for this time and when I have a convenient season I will call for you" (Acts 24:24-25). Festus, after hearing the gospel message of Christ being resurrected from the dead and man's responsibilities to obey him said that Paul's much learning had driven him mad (Acts 26:24-25). King Agrippa heard Paul's sermon on Christ and said, "Almost you persuade me to...
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