Kootenai Church: Adult Sunday School - 1 John
John writes to three groups of believers in this letter. Children, young men, and Fathers are at various stages of their Christian life. Each group has qualities and characteristics that demonstrate t
The greatest commandment that Christ gave His disciples was that they love God and their neighbor. This passage drives home the idea that those who are truly in Christ will have a deep abiding love fo
There is a difference between true and false converts. John tells us how to know the difference between the two, and only those that “abide” in Him are His followers. They walk as Jesus walked because
1 John was written to Christians scattered throughout Asia Minor. The saints were being confronted by false teachers bringing another gospel into their midst. John encourages them to proclaim Christ a
The difference between true and false believers is how they live their lives. Is it possible to know whether someone is saved or not by observing how they live? An exposition of 1 John 2:3-4.
To approach God at any age it was done through a mediator. Sin is a very real problem for the saved and the unsaved alike. We take comfort in knowing that Jesus is our Advocate before the Father standing in His presence on our behalf.
Real believers must have a proper view of God and know the reality of sin. That true fellowship with the Father is the result of walking in His Light. An exposition of 1 John 1:5-10.
In these introductory verses, we cover the background to 1 John. Heresy in the form of Gnosticism had infiltrated the early church. John’s response to that was to “proclaim” Christ from his first-hand experience as an Apostle.