What we know - 1 John 5:13-21

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1 John 5: 13-21  What we know...

Introduction

 

Rock Solid Christianity

 

“We know”

 

We know #1 (v15)

 

God hears us

 

God answers us

 

An anticipated problem (vs 16-17)

 

 

We know #2 (v18)

Those born of God will not continue to sin

 

 

Jesus will keep them safe from the evil one

We know #3 (v19)

We are children of God

 

 

The world is controlled by the evil one

 

 

We know #4 (v20)

The Son of God has come and given us understanding

 

We are in Him

 

Warning: Keep yourselves from idols (v21)

 

 

Questions:

How has your prayer life encouraged or discouraged you in your faith? How might you be more encouraged through prayer?

How has 1 John helped you understand how Christians relate to sin?

Which of the ‘we knows’ do you need to remind yourself more of?

In what ways are you in danger of having a false idea of who Jesus is?

How has 1 John assured you in your faith? How has it challenged you?

Having looked at 1 John how would you help a fellow believer struggling with assurance?

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