Sermon Bible Study Guides

in 1 John

1 John 2:7–14 - April 12th, 2019

fellowship with christians

Read 1 John 2:7–14

  1. What is the old commandment John is writing to them about? (v. 7–9)
  2. What does John say about those who claim to walk in the light but hate their brother? (v. 9)
    1. Why are the two opposed?
  3. What does it look like to walk in darkness to John?
    1. What are consequences of being in the darkness? (v. 11)
  4. What are the different ways John states for the reason of his writing? (v. 12–17)

Application Questions

  1. How have we been forgiven?
  2. What does it look like to have overcome the evil one? How is this possible? 
  3. What does it mean for the word of God to abide in you?
    1. Why is daily Scripture reading vital for the Christian life?
    2. Share what Scripture you are currently reading with the group.
  4. Sing together of the hope we have in Christ Jesus: "Oh Church Arise".
in 1 John

1 John 2:1–6 - April 5th, 2019

fellowship with christ

Read 1 John 2:1–6

  1. Why is John writing to them? (v. 1)
    1. What happens if someone sins? Who is our advocate? (v. 1)
  2. What does John tell us about Jesus Christ? (v. 1–2)
    1. What does 'propitiation' mean? (v. 2)
  3. How do we know if we know Jesus Christ? (v. 3)
  4. What does John say about those who say they know Jesus Christ but don't keep his commandments? (v. 4)
  5. Who is the love of God perfected in? (v. 5)
  6. How can we know we are in Jesus Christ? (v. 6)

Application Questions

  1. What do we learn about who man is?
  2. What do we learn about who God is?
  3. What do we learn about the connection between obedience and knowing God?
  4. How can we spur one another on in obedience?
  5. How does daily Scripture reading help us obey God?
  6. Sing together of God's love in Christ Jesus: "Behold the Lamb".

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