Tag: The Gospel Of John

He Must Increase

“So this joy of mine has been made full. He must increase, but I must decrease.” John 3:29-30 John the Baptist’s response to standing and hearing the voice of Jesus, his friend, “the bridegroom’s voice” as he put it, was beautifully expressed in His words. “So this joy of mine has been made full.” Yes, …

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Hearing & Rejoicing In Our Bridegroom’s Voice

“The friend of the bridegroom, who stands and hears him, rejoices greatly because of the bridegroom’s voice. So this joy of mine has been made full” John 3:29 These words from John the Baptist show us how we may have our own joy made full, and maintained at full level. Jesus is our Bridegroom and …

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At Rest In Jesus’ Peace Within

“Peace I leave with you; My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Do not let your heart be troubled, nor let it be fearful” John 14:27 Jesus leaves His peace with us and He gives His peace to us. Let us make sure we are receiving …

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Abiding In His Love

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear” 1 John 4:18 If you have any fear at all presently, I entreat you in the name of Jesus to enter more deeply into His love. There is nothing to fear from Jesus’ love. There is nothing to fear inside Jesus’ love. In …

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We Abide In God

“God is love, and the one who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.” 1 John 4:16 How can we know more surely that God is living in us? Abide in His love. To abide means to remain, to rest, to know where you are, and Who you are with, and …

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God Abides In Us

“Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God, God abides in him, and he in God” 1 John 4:15 While many may see this verse as a glorious description of our moment of salvation, I also see this verse revealing a truth concerning our ongoing life of salvation. That is, as you and I …

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Let Your Joy Be Full

“So this joy of mine has been made full. He must increase, but I must decrease.” John 3:29-30 John the Baptist’s response to standing and hearing the voice of Jesus, his friend, “the bridegroom’s voice” as he put it, was beautifully expressed in His words. “So this joy of mine has been made full.” Yes, …

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