Plinio lived for a while in Paris, returned to Brazil, and was telling Marina about his experiences. Suddenly, Stefano interrupted him, said it wasn’t quite that way, and started his own little discourse about the city. Just one little detail: he’d never traveled outside of Brazil.
If we accept the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater, because this is the testimony of God that he has testified concerning his Son.
1 John 5:9 NET Continue reading
We talk about our currency, the Real, without mentioning its creator, Fernando Henrique Cardoso. Many have already forgotten to whom we owe Brazil’s economic stability through the implantation of the Real Plan in 1994. But, even forgetting, the Real still spends just as well.
Everyone who practices sin also practices lawlessness; indeed, sin is lawlessness. And you know that Jesus was revealed to take away sins, and in him there is no sin.
1 João 3.4-7 NET Continue reading
Separated from his readers by distance, John sees a threat to their faith and to the joy they have in Christ. He decides to write to them, in order to warn them about the danger of another Jesus and help them continue firm in the truth.
Thus we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete.
1 John 1:4 NET Continue reading
When teaching recently on these three short letters, I considered them together in terms of their theme. Continue reading