1John Exposition

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The Love God Hates – 1 John 2:15-17

The Love God Hates 24 March 2019 PM – 1 John 2:15-17 – 1Jn2019 – Scott Childs Introduction: Read text. “Love not the world!” That makes no sense if it were addressed to unbelievers. Until a person is saved, he is addicted to the world. John is writing to Christians to warn them that loving […]

A Commandment: Old & New – 1 John 2:7-11

A Commandment: Old & New 10 March 2019 PM – 1 John 2:7-11 – 1Jn2019 – Scott Childs Introduction: John Fawcett lived from 1740-1817. He spent 54 years as the pastor of a poor Baptist church in Wainsgate, England. His preaching and writings blessed many, including King George III. He penned the following hymn about […]

Fellowship Known – 1 John 2:3-6

Fellowship Known 3 March 2019 PM – 1 John 2:3-6 – 1Jn2019 – Scott Childs Introduction: A few weeks back, Gerhard’s grandparents visited from the UK. I met them, but I cannot say that I got to know them. I did not really have any fellowship with them. I do have fellowship, however, with Gerhard. […]

Fellowship Defended – 1 John 2:1-2

Fellowship Defended 24 February 2019 PM – 1 John 2:1-2 – 1Jn2019 – Scott Childs Introduction: If you really know God as your loving heavenly Father, you should consider companionship with Him your greatest treasure. I heard of a father who had to be away from home for about seven months. On his return, he […]

Fellowship Maintained – 1 John 1:8-10

Fellowship Maintained 17 February 2019 PM – 1 John 1:8-10 – 1Jn2019 – Scott Childs Introduction: If you go camping and start a fire, that fire will always burn out if you do not maintain it by adding wood. The same principle is true in fellowship with God; it must be maintained. Transition: We gain […]

Fellowship Gained – 1 John 1:7

Fellowship Gained 10 February 2019 PM – 1 John 1:7 – 1Jn2019 – Scott Childs Introduction: None of us would ever be allowed to barge into the Prime Minister’s office without knocking, pull up a chair and say, “Hi, I came to fellowship with you over a cup of tea.” Guards would prevent such a […]

Fellowship Claimed – 1 John 1:6

Fellowship Claimed 3 February 2019 PM – 1 John 1:6 – 1Jn2019 – Scott Childs Introduction: When I was a boy, I sometimes helped my uncle pull weeds out of his bean field. His son often help too, but he always wore gloves to keep his hands clean. I thought that was odd, but he […]

John’s Message – 1 John 1:5

John’s Message 27 January 2019 PM – 1 John 1:5 – 1Jn2019 – Scott Childs Introduction: As a boy, during summer holiday, I often went to a week of Bible Camp. One of the games we sometimes played was a Treasure Hunt. We were given one clue that led to another clue, then to another […]