Who wrote it?: The Apostle John
To Whom: Gentle Christians
When: Around 82-90 AD.
It’s always about Jesus Christ! Always!
The Logos of Zoe! 1 John 1:1
John writes Jesus is God! The Logos: With God and Was God,
All things were made. The light of men. The Word became flesh. Gospel of John 1:1-14.
By God’s Word the Heaven’s existed. 2 Peter 3:5,
The Sword of the Lord; God’s Word. Eph. 6:17.
The Life! Eternal Life. 1 john 1:2. The Way, Truth & Life John 14:6.
Anything But Christ: Cults.
Christ + _______ religion.
The Heart’s Passion of the Church: Proclaim the Truth, Fellowship, Joy! 1 John 1:3.-4.
God is Light no darkness : 1 John 1:5.
Root > Fruit: 1 John 1:6-7. not “works > self-righteousness”
No Change, No Change.
New Creation > New Actions: 2 Cr. 5;17-21.
Not Counting Men’s Sins Against them. 2 Cor. 5:19. That’s the goal !
Imputation: 2 Cr. 5:21. A Legal Transaction.
A Prerequisite for Heaven is you MUST be a sinner. 1 John. 1:8-10.
“Not perfect but not bad: is not repenting”.
If you reject Jesus there is no more sacrifice for sin. Hbr. 10:26-30.
Turn and Trust Your life to Jesus Christ continually.