Of God by his Son the Word, or from Christ by his apostles. The Syriac version renders it, "this is the Gospel"; which is good news from a far country, a. Then, the meaning is, that God is such a light, that no darkness belongs to him. It hence follows, that he hates an evil conscience, pollution, and wickedness. If we love God, our lives must be good. We must not continue to *sin. We must live as Jesus lived. We must live right and good lives because God is good. 5. 1 John This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all. Here light does not mean God Himself, as in verse 5, but the sphere in which God lives and operates. The idea is more where we walk than how we walk. Had John. This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say that we have. Later, John added “so that you may not sin” () and “so that you may know that you have eternal life” (). John wanted his readers to experience true.
Verses – To conquer the false teachers who denied the existence or importance of sin, John affirms its reality. This affirmation of sin's reality. John gives us several ways to detect whether people really have met God who is Light and belong to His fellowship. B. What do we really believe? (1 John ). Memory Text: "This is the message which we have heard from Him and declare to you, that God is light and in Him is no Darkness at all" (1 John , NKJV). Key.
First John takes us one step further in understanding the relationship between faith and works or, to use John's terms, between knowledge of God and obedience. 1 John –10 — New Living Translation (NLT) · 5 This is the message we heard from Jesus and now declare to you: God is light, and there is no darkness in him at. Rather, it describes a pattern of life that imitates God's character (), depend on God's mercy for cleansing from sin (, 9; ), obeys God's commands. The main dispute with respect to this verse relates to John c (“the Word was God”). One minority translation is "the Word was divine." This is based on the. Some people teach that 1 John contains “Tests of Life” and if you pass these tests, then you can know that you have life. But this is not at all why John wrote. # Or “no darkness at all can find any place in him.” Although we do not have these exact words in any of the four Gospels, it is clear that John and the.
Of God by his Son the Word, or from Christ by his apostles. The Syriac version renders it, "this is the Gospel"; which is good news from a far country, a. 1. Be not deceived, it is impossible for a man to walk in darkness and have fellowship with God, for God is light. · 2. If you will walk in the light as He is in. This message begins with the idea that God is entirely goodness and truth, with no evil or falsehood. This is phrased in terms of light and darkness, common.
We lie and do not practice the truth: God has no darkness at all (1 John ). Therefore, if one claims to be in fellowship with God (a relationship of common. This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all. 1 John (NASB). John here says that "God is light" - φῶς phōs - not the light, or a light, but light itself; that is, he is himself all light, and is the source and fountain of.
1 John — Theme of Part 1 – The Test of Fellowship Stott: “It is His nature to reveal Himself, as it is the property of light to shine; and the. John · General Idea: Jesus Christ is the Word, the eternal, always-existing, One and only true God who created everything and gave us life. · The Poetry of. 1 John Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God. Take comfort, believer, from that declaration. You have accepted Jesus as the Christ. An exposition of the 1 John and a look at how the apostle anchors hisloved ones faith, and their assurance, in the advocacy and propitiation of Jesus.