Love

Regard for good things

Romans 12;17

Respect what is intrinsically proper and honest.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for Romans 12:17.

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Promised comfort

John 14;27

In verses 14:15-31 of John, Jesus promises believers comfort from 5 supernatural blessings that the world does not enjoy: 1) a supernatural Helper (vv. 15-17); 2) a supernatural life (vv. 18,19); 3) a supernatural union (vv. 20-25); 4) a supernatural Teacher (v. 26); and 5) a supernatural peace (vv. 27-31).  The key to all of this is John 14:15 which relates that these supernatural promises are for those who love Jesus Christ, whose love is evidenced by obedience.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, summary notes for John 14:15-31.

No Other Name

No Other Name

This refers to the exclusivity of salvation by faith in Jesus Christ.  There are only two religious paths:  the broad way of works salvation leading to eternal death, and the narrow way of faith in Jesus, leading to eternal life (Matthew 7:13,14). 

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for Acts 4:12.

The Way Which Leads to Life

The Narrow Gate

The narrow gate is by faith, only through Christ, constricted and precise.  It represents true salvation in God’s way that leads to life eternal.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for Matthew 7:13,14.

Your Response

Your response

One’s response to the light in this life is crucial, because at the throne of judgement there will be no opportunity to embrace truth that was formerly spurned (Revelation 20:11-15).  Those who scorn the light of the gospel now will have all light removed from them in eternity.

Commentary from the MacArthur study Bible, notes for Luke 8:18.