1 John 1:5-7
B1 This is the message
D1 Have heard from Him
D2 Declare to you
D1 Is light
D2 There is no darkness in Him
B2 This is our statement
D1 We claim--we have fellowship with Him
D2 While we walk in darkness
D1 We are lying
D2 We are not living the truth
B3 This is our action
D1 We walk in the light
D2 Just as He is in the light
D1 We have fellowship with one another
D2 The blood
E1 Of Jesus Christ, His Son
E2 Cleanses us from all sin
B1 From Him=Jesus
B2 Declare=preaching the Gospel
C1 God is the source James 1:17
C2 God created physical light Genesis 1:3
C3 Light is associated with truth and darkness with evil. John 3:20-21, Ephesians 5:13
C4 Light has no darkness, and darkness has no light.
C5 The fullest, most complete, light is God's glory. Psalm 104:2 and 1 Timothy 6:16
C6 Light is a symbol of purity. 1 John 1:5
C7 God's light is so complete that He can see in the darkness. Daniel 2:22
C8 Humans have no light whatever; God has complete light. Jesus came as a light, and to those who believe and trust Him, Jesus gives light. Light is associated with life. John 1:4
C9 What God says (the Scriptures) are described as light, because they are pure truth. Psalm 119:105
C10 Since Jesus gives us light, we are to shine, that is, live our lives according to God's truth as written in the Scriptures. Matthew 5:14
B4 1 John 1:6 deals with hypocrisy.
B5 1 John 1:7 explains what blessings we have if we live a Christian life as Jesus and His Apostles (the 12) taught us.
B1 Does satan have any light? Why or why not?
B2 If God is pure and true, why don't people believe Him?
B3 If God's word is pure and true, why do people twist, redefine words, and misinterpret the Scriptures?
B4 In reference to 1 John 1:6, how can we not be hypocrites? What standard do we follow?
B5 Does God have fellowship with just anybody?
B6 What is the importance of Jesus's blood?