Eternal Life

7563 - You May Know

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Studying through the First Letter of John the word ‘know’ is used 33 times. Spend a few moments in this study and you will understand that the Apostle John has in mind the objective of bringing these first century Christians to a firm assurance of their faith in Jesus Christ. Of course 1 John is written so Christians of any century can be convinced that they truly abide in Christ and are on the way to heaven.

One of the reasons for John’s concern over the Church was the large number of false teaches who were teaching heresy in the last part of the first century. This was a very real threat to the Church. As God prompted those who wrote the New Testament books, seven of the nine authors gave warning of these false teachers and their erroneous doctrines.
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7436 - Eternal Life - Obedience - 1 John 2:17

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Today we want to contemplate “eternal life.” The verse which prompts this thought is 1 John 2:17.

“The world and its desires pass away, but the man who does the will of God lives forever.”
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