Reading: 1 John 5:20-21 The song “Come Thou Fount” has always been dear to my heart. It is as if the lyrics capture my daily spiritual life. Come Thou Fount of every blessing tune my heart to sing Thy praise. Streams of mercy never ceasing, call for songs of loudest praise…prone to wander, Lord I feel […]

By Gretchen Saffles

Worship God {Day 18}

(Photo by McKenzie Hope Lynn) Reading: 1 John 5:16-19 Yesterday we learned that as children of God, we can come before Him with “cheerful courage” and receive what we ask that is according to His will. We have a distinct privilege as sons and daughters of God to speak to Him just as we are. […]

By Gretchen Saffles

Untouched by the Evil One {Day 17}

Reading: 1 John 5:13-15 My three year old niece has the ability to twist my entire family around her little finger. Her smile, her laugh and her contagious joy make us all weak at the knees. Kate is the only grandchild on our side of the family and is the center of attention at family […]

The “Yes” of God {Day 16}

By Gretchen Saffles

The video above is a great song to go with today’s study! Listen to it while you read, or after you have read and studied to be reminded of what you believe. Reading: 1 John 5:6-12 Fall of 2013, my husband and I packed our bags and flew halfway across the world to India. My […]

By Gretchen Saffles

This I Believe {Day 15}

Good morning! I am so glad you are joining in on our study of 1 John! We are on our last week of the study and it has been amazing to see what God has revealed through His Word. If you are just now joining us, begin your study here. Praying God reveals beautiful truth’s […]

By Gretchen Saffles

Living Inside-Out {Day 14}

Good Morning! I am grateful you are joining our study of 1 John! Catch up on reading’s here. As you study, move through the text slowly to devour and digest God’s Word. Let the Spirit speak to you through Scripture. Your life will never be the same. Reading: 1 John 4:13-21 Have you ever had fear […]

Love Trumps Fear {Day 13}

By Gretchen Saffles

Hello friend! I am so glad you are joining the study today! Catch up past posts for our study of First John here. Grab your coffee and your Bible and let’s dive in. Reading: 1 John 4:7-12 I’ll never forget walking down the aisle to my husband, Greg. My eyes were locked with his and […]

By Gretchen Saffles

Love Compels {Day 12}

Welcome to our study on 1 John! Grab your reading guide here if you are just now joining us: 1 John Reading Guide. Grab a cup of coffee, your Bible and your journal, and let’s dive into God’s Word together. Reading: 1 John 4:1-6 A few months ago I was running some errands and turned […]

By Gretchen Saffles

Promised Help {Day 11}

Today is our 10th day of studying the book of 1 John! Today has been chain-breaking for me, and I pray it is for you as well. If you are just now joining, grab a guide here and catch up on the posts: 1 John Reading Guide. Reading: 1 John 3:19-24 I have a confession. […]

Condemnation VS. Confidence {Day 10}

By Gretchen Saffles

If you are just now joining our study on 1 John, grab your reading guide here: 1 John Reading Guide. Get ready for the Lord to change your life through His abundant, alive Word. Reading: 1 John 3:11-18 “For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one […]

By Gretchen Saffles

Abide in Love {Day 9}

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