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Prayer

Prayer
Rev. Lynwood F. Mundy
Good morning YHWH. Thank You for Your blessings the past week. I pray that You will continue to bless us all this week and protect us from all evil with the blood of Jesus. Bless the sick, those on operating room tables, the mentally ill and those incarcerated. In Jesus' name. Amen.

Today's Verse of the Day

Today's Verse of the Day is From Zechariah 14:9 KJV Translation:
And the LORD shall be king over all the earth: in that day shall there be oneLORD, and his name one. NKJV Translation:
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Logos Verse of the Day

Connect the Testaments: A Daily Devotional

June 16
Not Perfect?
Ezra 1:1–2:70; 1 John 3:5–10; Psalm 106:1–15

Sometimes sin can discourage us to the point that we loathe ourselves. At first glance, John’s letter seems to encourage this. Addressing a struggling church community, John seems to call for perfection: “And you know that that one was revealed in order that he might take away sins, and in him there is no sin. Everyone who resides in him does not sin. Everyone who sins has neither seen him nor known him” (1 John 3:5–6). Does this mean that people who struggle with sin are unable to know God?

In his letter, John is actually addressing the false idea that was rampant in the community he addressed—that Christ’s sacrifice had covered sin, and therefore it was permissible to keep sinning. This is an issue that Paul addresses in his letter to the Roman Christians: “Should we go on sinning then, that grace may increase? May it never be!” (Rom 6:2). John answers the same way. He’s not saying that any sin indicates an inability to…