Author Archives: taylorbennington

About taylorbennington

Pastoral Intern, Grace Church

Aug 25: Experience Truth

Read 3 John 1:1-15 One day we will all die. I’m sure reading that statement might wake you up! But it’s true, isn’t it? One day each and every one of us will take our final breath and enter into … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Aug 24: Let Love Overflow

Read 2 John 1:1-13 Love and truth are discussed frequently in our world today; yet they are seldom practiced. From politicians to business leaders, even to some pastors, it seems like our world is being continually corrupted by deception and … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Aug 23: Confidence in Christ

Read 1 John 5:13-21 John concludes his first letter to the church the way he started it- Christianity is counter cultural. Have you noticed this truth as you’ve been reading this week? The teachings of the Bible are unlike any … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Aug 22: Facing Trial

Read 1 John 4:1-6 Life is filled with trials. One pastor once told me you are either in trial, coming out of trial, or waiting for your next trial to happen. No, this might not be the most optimistic view … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

August 21: God is Love

Read 1 John 3:1-24 I remember my first love. She was beautiful. Everything a man could ever ask for. I even told my mother I was going to marry her one-day. But there was only one problem… she was a … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

August 20: God is Light

Read 1 John 1:5-2:10 I was very blessed. When I was a freshmen in college my roommate and I actually got along! Despite the horror stories I had heard from so many who had gone before me about bad roommate … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

August 19: I Am Witness

Read 1 John 1:1-4 The book of 1 John was written with a clear message: hear it loud and clear, Jesus is the Christ, and a relationship with Him changes everything. This message is counter cultural. It defied the norms … Continue reading

Posted in 1 John, Uncategorized | Leave a comment