Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 26, 2021
"Hereby we do know that we do know Him." John is saying, not
only can we know God, but we can know that we know Him, and it
is this knowing that we know that is called assurance.
Storms had ravaged the ships; the Pinta had lost her rudder; the
food was getting wormy, and the crew was threatening mutiny.
Conditions could hardly have been worse, for there was darkness,
danger, hunger, panic, and exhaustion. All of these stared them in
the face, and yet the Admiral of the