IN THE LIGHT “Week Two: 1 John 2:3-11”May 9, 2021 / Vaughn Forest Church
3 We know that we have come to know him if we keep his commands. 4 Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person. 1 John 2:3-4
(1) Jesus’ is Obedience.
Acts of Service
Words of Affirmation
5 But if anyone obeys his word, love for God is truly made complete in them. This is how we know we are in him: 6 Whoever claims to live in him must live as Jesus did. – 1 John 2:5-6
(2) Submitting my aligns my which changes my .
7 Dear friends, I am not writing you a new command but an old one, which you have had since the beginning. This old command is the message you have heard. 8 Yet I am writing you a new command; its truth is seen in him and in you, because the darkness is passing and the true light is already shining. – 1 John 2:7-8
(3) Loving and Loving has always been the point.
9 Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness. 10 Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble. – 1 John 2:9-10
(4) The our fellowship is with one another the our light can shine.
11 But anyone who hates a brother or sister is in the darkness and walks around in the darkness. They do not know where they are going, because the darkness has blinded them. – 1 John 2:11
(5) Lacking right fellowship judgement.