Even Warren Wiersbe Likes to “S.W.I.M.”

February 18, 2009 at 12:21 pm | Posted in John, Quotes | 6 Comments
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There is not space in these studies to plumb the depths, but I have tried to present the basic teachings of this marvelous book. The Gospel of John is simple enough for a child to wade in, but deep enough for the scholar and the most seasoned saint to swim in.

Warren W. Wiersbe

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