1 John 5:13-21 “Confident in Jesus”

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John's First Epistle here comes to its conclusion, emphasizing yet again that recipients of the Apostolic faith have every reason for confidence.  He even states that he wrote the letter…

1 John 5:1-12 “We Overcome by Believing”

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1 John 4:7-21 “The Confidence to Love”

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False prophets had shaken the faith of the Christians that had received this letter.  But the Apostle John reminds them that they had every confidence.  God had displayed the love…

1 John 4:1-6 “Testing the Spirits”

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Though Christians commonly think we need to move beyond having doctrinal differences, John informs us that this is an impossible task.  We are in the last hour (2:18), so we…

1 John 3:11-24 “Comforted by Our Love for the Church”

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1 John 2:28-3:10 “Abiding as God’s Children”

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1 John 2:18-27 “Hold Fast in this Last Hour”

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1 John 2:7-17 “The Light Changes Your Life”

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1 John 2:1-6 “Obedience to Your Savior”

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1 John 1:5-10 “Living in the Truth”

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John is especially concerned that his audience, which has been battered by false teaching, walks in truth and light.  Whereas many assume that this is all about obedience to the…