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in 1 John

1 John 1:5-10 - February 15, 2019

God is light 

Read 1 John 1:5–10

  1. Who did John hear this message he proclaims from?
  2. What is a summary of this message?
    1. What does the message mean?
  3. What does verse 6 mean?
    1. How does Jesus’ blood cleanse us?
    2. Who is the ‘him’?
    3. Who might this verse describe? How would we know?
  4. How does v. 7 contrast with the previous verse?
  5. Explain verse 8 in your own words.
    1. How can one be cleansed from all their unrighteousness?

       

  6. Compare verse 8 and 10, what differences are there?

Application Questions

  1. What does it mean to walk in darkness?
  2. What does it mean to walk in the light?
    1. What does it not mean? Do Christians never sin?
  3. Does this describe your life?
    1. How can you help other Christians in the church?
      1. What are you doing now towards this purpose and goal?
in 1 John

1 John 1:1-4 - January 25, 2019

THE word of life

Read 1 John 1:1-4  

  1. What senses or actions does John refer to in these verses?
  2. Is John a reliable witness?

  3. What is the thing that John refers to that he has experienced?

    1. What does this phrase "from the beginning" bring to mind?

  4. What ways does he describe it?
  5. What is it that John is proclaiming to them (v. 2, 3 and 4)?

  6. Why does John say he has written this letter?

  7. What does fellowship mean? What kind of fellowship does John want them to have?

Application:

  1. How is our fellowship with one another based upon our fellowship with God?
    1. What are ways you see gospel-centered fellowship in our church?
  2. What does it look like to walk in joy because of Christ?
    1. What are some ways you're tempted to walk in discontentment?