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in 1 John

1 John 4:7–5:5 - 22 May 2020

OBSERVATION
What does it say?

  1. Read 1 John 4:7–5:5
  2. What are some repeated words/phrases?
  3. How is the love of God made manifest among us? (v. 9)
  4. What is the reason John gives that we ought to love one another? (v. 11)
  5. How do we know that we abide in God? (v. 13)
  6. What commands does John give to them?

INTERPRETATION
What does it mean?

  1. What is 'propitiation'? (4:10)
  2. What is 'the day of judgment'? (4:17)
  3. What does it mean to 'overcome the world'? (5:4–5)
  4. How can we understand this passage through the gospel?

APPLICATION
How should it change us?

  1. What can we learn about God from these passages?
  2. What does it look like for God's love to be perfected in us? (4:17)
  3. How can you grow in love your fellow church members?
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in 1 John

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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