Questions for Fri, Dec 18th (1 John 1-2)
1 John 1-2
1.) Who wrote this book and what other books did he write?
The apostle John who also wrote the Gospel of John, 2 and 3 John and Revelation.
2.) Who is the Word of Life?
3.) What is God described as in this chapter?
God is Light.
4.) Can we claim to have no sin?
No, that would be deceiving ourselves.
5.) What is Jesus faithful and just to do?
He will forgive us our sins and make us righteous.
6.) Why does John write this book?
So that we will not sin.
7.) Who speaks to the Father on our behalf?
Jesus Christ, the Righteous One.
8.) How is Jesus an atoning sacrifice?
He died for us on the cross.
9.) How do people truly know that we are in Jesus?
We will obey His commands and walk as Jesus did.
10.) What was the darkness that was passing and the true light that was already shining?
The darkness is our past sinful behavior and the true light is Christ who we put on.
11.) If we hate we are still in the what?
Hate means you are still in the darkness.
12.) What should we NOT love?
Do not love the world or anything in the world.
13.) What are the types of sin and how do these apply to the sin in the garden and also Jesus's temptation by Satan?
The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes and the pride of life. Gen 3:6: "good for food, pleasing to the eye and gives wisdom." Matt 4: Turn stones to bread, take the splendor of kingdoms if worship the devil, show your importance by having the angels save you."
14.) What is an antichrist and where do some of them come from?
People that oppose Christ and His commands. Some of them come from the church.
15.) Who is a liar?
The man that denies that Jesus is the Christ.
16.) What has been promised to believers?
17.) When Jesus appears how do we want to be?
We may be confident and unashamed.