This was the very design of his manifestation in the flesh. 1. No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. Listen to the Bible. 1 John 1 - NIV: That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched—this we proclaim concerning the Word of life. 4 Whoever says, “I know him,” but does not do what he commands is a liar, and the truth is not in that person. Date of Writing: The Book of 1 John was likely written between A.D. 85-95. 1Jo 3:1 ¶ 1Jo 3:1 - See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. 2Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. Scripture: John 1:43–51. 1  That which was from the beginning, (A) which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, (B) which we have looked at and our hands have touched (C) —this we proclaim concerning the Word of life. Kummel argues that the gospel and the letter are from the same author (Introduction to the New Testament, pp. 2He came to Jesus at night and said, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher who has come from God. Lesson 4: How to Have Fellowship With God (1 John 1:5-10) Lesson 5: The Key to Holiness (1 John 2:1-2) Lesson 6: How to Know that You Know Him (1 John 2:3-6) Lesson 7: The Old New Commandment (1 John 2:7-11) Lesson 8: Encouragement for the Family of God (1 John 2:12-14) Lesson 9: Choose Your Love: the World or the Father? 1. 1Jo 3:1 - See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! 4 God saw that the light was good, and he separated the light from the darkness. 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.. 2 The same was in the beginning with God.. 3 All things were made by him; and without him was not any thing made that was made.. 4 In him was life; and the life was the light of men.. 5 And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not.. 6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. One or two points of an expository character will serve to introduce what else I have to say on these words. 1 John 3:5: But you know that he appeared so that he might take away our sins. The content, style, and vocabulary seem to warrant the conclusion that these three epistles were addressed to the same readers as the Gospel of John. 442-5).Norman Perrin presents a solution that connects the redactor of John with the author of the letter (The New Testament: An Introduction, pp. And that is what we are! Information on 1 John. 1 John 5:14 trust prayer listening Read 1 John 5 online (NIV) And this is the confidence that we have in him, that, if we ask any thing according to his will, he heareth us. And in him is no sin. The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 1 John 3:8. He was with God in the beginning. John was an eyewitness of the reported occurrences though, as he himself writes (John 1:14; John 19:35). The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. NIV, The Charles F. Stanley Life Principles Bible, Imitation Leather, Green and Black Thomas Nelson / 2017 / Imitation Leather $34.99 Retail: $69.99 Save 50% ($35.00) John 3:5. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. But you know that he appeared so that he might take away our sins. o 2 Dear friends, p now we are children of God, q and what we will be has not yet been made known. We know that God’s Word brings truth, healing, sets captives free, restores, redeems, reconciles neighbors, and enemies. New International Version; John 3 John 3. John 3 New International Version Jesus Teaches Nicodemus 1 Now there was a Pharisee, a man named Nicodemus who was a member of the Jewish ruling council. That is a perfectly possible view of the connection and meaning of the text. Son of God, Son of Man, King of Israel. 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