DavidA_2008_031Have you ever had a moment in your life when suddenly some concept has become deeper, wider, and clearer?   My understanding of the first verse of today’s first reading, “We love because he first loved us,” was such a moment.

It was in my first year of Seminary in a class on the New Testament in Greek.  We were reading the First Letter of John, and had come to Chapter 4.

For most of us The King James Version was deeply imbedded in our minds. Read More