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1 John 2:18–27 - September 20th, 2019

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read 1 John 2:18–27
  2. Who does John say is coming?
  3. What hour does John say it is?
  4. Why does John say he writes to them?
  5. Who is a liar according to John?
  6. Who is the antichrist according to John?
  7. What promise has been made to us?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence.
  2. What is the 'last hour?' (v. 18)
  3. What does it mean that "they went out from us?" (v. 19)
  4. What does "anointed by the Holy One" mean? (v. 20)
  5. What is the 'antichrist?' (v. 22)
  6. What does John mean when he says, "you have no need that anyone should teach you?" (v. 27)

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How should we live in light of this passage?
  2. How does being a part of a local church help us abide until the end?
  3. How can we protect one another from those trying to deceive us?
  4. Sing Where Will I Be? in response to this Psalm.
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1 John 2:15–17 - June 14th, 2019

COMPREHENSION
What does it say?

  1. Read 1 John 2:15–17
  2. What does John say not to do?
    1. What are the reasons John gives for this?
  3. What does John say about 'the world'?
  4. What contrast does John make with 'the world'?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. Summarize the passage in one sentence.
  2. What is 'the world' according to John?
    1. Why does John warn the readers about it?
  3. What are the 'desires of the flesh' and the 'desires of the eyes' and the 'pride of life'? (1 Jn. 2:16)

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. How are you tempted to love the world?
  2. How are you tempted to love the things in the world?
  3. How does the book of Ecclesiastes reinforce what John is teaching in 1 John?
    1. What have you applied from Ecclesiastes that helps you obey John?
  4. How can we help each other obey John's message?
  5. Sing "All Glory to Christ" to one another and to God.
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