1st John – An Introduction – 06/23/19

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A Study of 1st John
Confident Fellowship with Christ
Introduction
1 John 1:1-4

A. Establishing Authorship:

1. External Evidence:

2. Internal Evidence:

B. The Recipients:

C. Reason for writing:

1. The Polemic Purpose:

a.

b.

2. Practical Purpose – 1 John 1:4, 2:1, 2:26, and 5:13.

I. __________________ for Genuine Fellowship – 1 Jn. 1-2:11

A. Biblical Understanding of _______________ – 1 Jn. 1:1-4 Jn. 5:40; 10:10; 20:31

1. The Word of Life is a _______________ – 1 Jn. 1:1 Matt. 10:5–42; Lk.1:31; 24:39; Jn. 1:1, 14; 13:12–17; 14–16; 20:30-31; 21:24-25; Acts 4:20; Rom. 1:3; Gal. 1:6-7 4:4; Phil 2:6-8; Col 2:9; Heb. 1:1–3; 2:14; 4:15; 1 Tim. 3:16; Rev. 19:13.

2. The Word of Life is ______________– 1 Jn. 1:2

3. The Word of Life is ______________ – 1 Jn. 1:3

4. The Word of Life is our ____________ 1 Jn 1:4