The Real Russian Interference in US Politics

The United States, considers itself the final authority as to which regime a country should have and how it should run its affairs.

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1 John 1:4-6

Arlin Sorensen's Thoughts on Scripture

In 1 John 1:4-6 John makes a pretty bold statement about the power of relationships and obedience. “And if you do as I say in this letter, then you, too, will be full of joy, and so will we.” The result of fellowship is fullness of joy. This joy is an abiding sense of optimism and cheerfulness based on who God is, as opposed to happiness, which is a sense of optimism and cheerfulness based on circumstances. John makes clear that Jesus’ intent was to be sure the disciples were full of joy, even as He faced crucifixion on the Cross.  Jesus talked with them about joy in the chapters leading up to His cruel death.

Having joy is definitely possible for us as Christ Followers, but it is not certain.  The reality is that joy is a choice.  It is attacked from many places, but true joy…

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