Witness and Proclaim for Fellowship and Joy
1 John 1:1-4
Simple logic & language, but sophisticated discourse!  Proclamation is grounded in witness, results in fellowship, is intended for joy.
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Published June 27th, 2016
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Witness and Proclaim for Fellowship and Joy
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1 John 1:1-4
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Ὃ ἦν ἀπ’ ἀρχῆς,
What was a from the beginning,
ὃ ἀκηκόαμεν,
what we have b heard,
ὃ ἑωράκαμεν
what we have c seen
τοῖς ὀφθαλμοῖς ἡμῶν,
with our eyes,
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ὃ ἐθεασάμεθα
what we d have looked at
καὶ αἱ χεῖρες ἡμῶν
and (with our hands)
ἐψηλάφησαν,
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περὶ τοῦ λόγου τῆς ζωῆς—
concerning the f Word of Life—
καὶ ἡ ζωὴ ἐφανερώθη,
and a the life was manifested,
καὶ ἑωράκαμεν
and we have b seen
καὶ μαρτυροῦμεν
and c testify
καὶ ἀπαγγέλλομεν
and proclaim
ὑμῖν
to you
τὴν ζωὴν τὴν αἰώνιον
d the eternal life,
ἥτις ἦν πρὸς τὸν πατέρα
which was e with the Father
καὶ ἐφανερώθη ἡμῖν—
and was a manifested to us—
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ὃ ἑωράκαμεν
what we have a seen
καὶ ἀκηκόαμεν
and b heard
ἀπαγγέλλομεν ⸀ καὶ ὑμῖν,
we proclaim to you also,
ἵνα καὶ ὑμεῖς κοινωνίαν ἔχητε μεθ’ ἡμῶν·
so that you too may have fellowship with us;
καὶ ἡ κοινωνία δὲ ἡ ἡμετέρα
and indeed our c fellowship
μετὰ τοῦ πατρὸς
is with the Father,
καὶ μετὰ τοῦ υἱοῦ αὐτοῦ
and with His Son
Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ·
Jesus Christ.
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καὶ ταῦτα γράφομεν ⸀ ἡμεῖς
a These things we write,
ἵνα ἡ χαρὰ ἡμῶν ᾖ πεπληρωμένη.
so that our b joy may be made complete.
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