Every conscientious parent recognizes how difficult it is to exercise his God-given authority when it is tested. The pressure to give in can become overpowering. I am reminded of the mother who wanted to have the last word but couldn’t handle the hassle that resulted whenev … More
John certainly emphasizes the two things which are well-pleasing in God’s sight, the two commandments on obedience to which our relationship to God depends. (1) We must believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ. (2) We must love one another, even as he gave us his commandment. This commandment is found in John 13:34 which says we must love each other with that same selfless, sacrificial, forgiving love with which Jesus Christ loved us.
If a visiting believer was to judge me on how much I am concerned about obeying God’s Word and how much I love others, what kind of a grade would I get. What can I do to improve this grade?
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I John 1:1-4Is your fellowship grounded in God’s Word?
I John 1:5-7What effects your relationships?
I John 1:8-10Sins’ reality and remedy
I John 2:1-6Tests of true knowledge
I John 2:7-11God’s people are to love one another
I John 2:12-14Three categories of believers
I John 2:15-17Worldliness is a matter of the heart
I John 2:18-22The opponent of Christ
I John 2:23-27Jesus and God are one
I John 2:28-29Twisting the Scriptures
I John 3:1-3A clear description of God’s Children
I John 3:4-8Reasons why Jesus died on the cross
I John 3:9-12I have two dogs living in me
I John 3:11-16Don’t be surprised if the world hates you
I John 3:17-18Love is an action, not a feeling
I John 3:19-24Doctrine and love are both needed
I John 4:1-3Don’t believe everything you hear
I John 4:4-6Sure tests for true teaching
I John 4:7-12Love is an action
I John 4:13-21Pretending is not a mark of maturity
I John 5:1-5What must I do to be saved?
I John 5:6-08Proof that Jesus is God
I John 5:09-15Instrument for getting God’s will done on earth
I John 5:16-21Given over to the worship of Idols