Difficult Verse 6: John 19.30

When Jesus had received the sour wine, he said, “It is finished,” and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. This is not really a difficult verse – it’s just that there are a number of similar verses in the four gospels, and unless they are all understood it can seem that theContinue reading “Difficult Verse 6: John 19.30”

Difficult Verses 5: 1 John 5.16

Someone emailed me this week asking about the meaning of 1 John 5.16, saying it had always been a puzzling verse to them.  And I agreed – it is a strange verse.  Read it for yourself in the KJV: If any man see his brother sin a sin which is not unto death, he shall ask,Continue reading “Difficult Verses 5: 1 John 5.16”