06 November 2015

Daily Bible Study—1 John 2:10

He who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him. (1 John 2:10, EMTV)


A1 Outline

B1 Statement

B2 Action

B3 Predicament

A2 Notes

B1 Love is the Greek word agape. It is the love of choice. I Corinthians 13. We have studied this previously.

B2 Abide in the light is living in the light. John 12:46

C1 The light of the Gospel. 2 Corinthians 4:4-6

C2 The light of truth. Psalm 119:105

C3 The light of God's way/style of living. Romans 13:12, Ephesians 5:8

B3 Stumbling

C1 We do not stumble, nor do we cause stumbling if we think and live God's way.

C2 Stumble is to err in doctrine, life style, etc.

C3 Cross references Proverbs 3:21-23, Proverbs 4:19, Jeremiah 18:15 (false teachers encouraging the worship of idols which caused the people to stumble from the truth), Romans 14:21,

A3 Questions

B1 How do we love our fellow Christian?

B2 Are we to love the non-Christian differently than the Christian?

B3 Do times change? Are God's standards different today than 1900 years ago? Malachi 3:6, Hebrews 13:8, James 1:17

B4 If God is to find us "living in the light," what must we do?

B5 What we some ways to love our fellow Christian?

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