1 John 5:13-21. The Apostle John closes with a summation of the entire epistle.
1 John 4:18-5:5. God the Father first loved us. Now, we are free to love others. Loving God and loving others are the fundamental teachings of Scripture.
1 John 4:7-16. Love is culturally vague and based on circumstances. To come back to a biblical understanding of love, we look to the origin, demonstration, and results of God’s love towards people.
1 John 4:1-6. We are called to be discerning Christians in an age of information. But how exactly do we discern the spirits?
1 John 3:11-24. The Apostle John shows us the height of God’s love for us by Jesus laying down his life for us. The basis of God’s love is Jesus’ finished work on the cross, which gives us assurance of his faithfulness to keep our salvation.
1 John 2:28-3:10. The Apostle John shows there is clear evidence of those that love God, have been made part of His family, and do righteous deeds.
1 John 2:18-27. John divides people into two categories: those for Jesus and those against Jesus. Which are you?
1 John 2:12-17. John addresses 3 different types of Christians in the church: the new believer, the maturing believer, and the mature believer.
1 John 2:3-11. Our fellowship with God will naturally flow out to love and concern for other brothers and sisters in Christ. If it does not, you are walking in darkness.
1 John 1:6-2:1. The Apostle John paints a picture for what walking with God looks like. Not a Christian perfection that is sinless, but being a child of God’s kingdom.