Online bible study through 1 john randy white ministries. Written late in the 1st century, the apostle john wrote the book to provide boundaries on our beliefs about christ. Online bible study through 1 john the book of 1st john is a book of great encouragement and teaching for the believer. We can be assured of the authenticity of our faith if we enjoy fellowship with god based on the truth about jesus. In verses 12, john says that all who receive jesus, who believe in his name, become children of god. Echoing jesus, 1 john says that in eternity past, jesus was with the father and came to reveal to us that our fellowship is with the father 1 john 1.
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. Dec 11, 2016 watch our overview video on the letters of john, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. John the disciple wrote this book, not john the baptist. This workbook was designed for bible class study, family study, or personal study. Bible study introduction to the book of 1 john learn religions. The apostle john begins with the purpose of writing this letter by stating, i am writing these things to you so that you may not sin. Certainly john s epistles are the last which he wrote. John 1 indepth versebyverse bible study and commentary of john chapter 1 in plain english. Study guide for 1 john 1 by david guzik blue letter bible.
Certainly johns epistles are the last which he wrote. Watch our overview video on the letters of john, which breaks down the literary design of the book and its flow of thought. These small group studies of 1 john contain outlines, crossreferences, bible study discussion questions, and applications. Christians are challenged to hold tightly to the truth and live in a way that reflects the love of jesus. In an age of sinful pleasures, as well as sophisticated justifications for indulging those pleasures, 1 john commends a living, practical faith that strengthens followers of jesus christ to overcome temptation by love. Studies in john will take you systematically through the book of john, and bring you to a crucial point of decision regarding historys most influential figure. Book of first john overview insight for living ministries. Thus, the bible is telling us that when god brought the creation into existence, the word was already existing. The book of 1 john contains some of the bibles most beautiful descriptions of god and his unfailing love. For 30 days, i will post a scripture reading goal for the day plus questions designed to learn factual information about the days verses plus lifeapplication questions designed to help you understand how these scriptures can guide you throughout your days. John 112 the bible project this video provides a visual introduction and overview of the book of john.
This begins the study in the most spiritual book in the entire bible, the book of john. It can be done alone as a daily devotional or in a small womans group. The gospel of john was written by john, one of jesus twelve apostles. Discussing and sharing your insights with others is a rewarding, fun way to study the bible. The gospel of john, also called book of john, is an eyewitness account written by someone very close to jesus. This 12week study is designed to be completed in 12 weeks by studying 20 minutes a day, for five days a week. The content, style, and vocabulary seem to warrant the conclusion that these three epistles were addressed to the same readers as the gospel of john. The questions contain minimal human commentary, but instead urge students to study to understand scripture. The best inductive studies for kids, these handson books help teach the basic skills of bible study for a lifetime of discovering gods word. Even among the twelve, john was one of the three apostles along with peter and james who were the closest to jesus. Book of 1 john read, study bible verses online bible study tools. Studies from 1st, 2nd, and 3rd john bible study guide.
A free bible version and commentary johns first letter in easyenglish. Although the first epistle of john does not bear any authors name it was never seriously doubted that the apostle john is the author of this epistle as well as of the fourth gospel. General introduction overview suppose you are heavily involved in some cause or movement. Contents, style and language of these two books are very similar. Or, in the words of john, if we love one another, god abides in us, and his love is perfected in us 1 john 4. John calls followers of jesus to share in gods own life and love by. The book of 1 john provides simple yet profound teaching on what it means to know god and to live in relationship with him. Each of the 21 weekly lessons in this gospel of john bible study is designed to challenge you to learn the truths presented. Jesus in the spotlight john chapters 110 9780736901192 by kay arthur, cyndy shearer. Some expositors consider the epistles of john to be the final books written in the bible. Be sure to answer the bible study questions yourself before leading this study, and consider how jesus has brought life and light to you. This study is designed with four sections which are to be done simultaneously.
Gospel of john versebyverse bible study and indepth commentary of the book of john in plain english for everyone to understand. The word in the beginning was the word, and the word was with god, and the word was god. That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touchedthis we proclaim concerning the word of life. One of the key themes of the gospel of john is how no one understands jesus. Various names have been connected with these heresies. As you delve into this study, youll see how and why multitudes of people misunderstood jesus during his earthly life, and the countless ways we struggle to fully understand him today. John also wrote five books of the bible john, 1 3 john, and revelation, which is more. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the father, jesus christ the righteous. The book of john is not like the book of matthew, mark, or luke which cover the same period of time. The purpose of the letter was probably to help the church avoid error in its teaching. In the beginning is an unmistakable reference to genesis 1.
Tom constables expository notes on 1 john this is also available in the net. Visit our library of inductive bible studies for more in depth inductive studies on this and other books of the bible you can use in your small group. Study scripture verses with commentary, concordances, and use highlighting, underlining, take notes in the bible. The father heart of god study guide a week curriculum including small group and. Bible study lesson sheets these are lessons designed for either a class or personal study. Mar 03, 2018 the book of john bible study chapter 1.
The letters of 1, 2, 3 john living room minter, kelly on. Subsequently, those who walk with jesus become more and. This is one of my own personal favorites of all the sixtysix books of the bible. First john bible study outlinecontents by chapter and verse. Includes the complete text of the new king james version of first, second and third john, along with the epistle of jude, with questions for each section of these books color cover. A study in the book of 1 john 9781434712486 by lenya heitzig. Observations on this first portion of the book, which is one long sentence in the original manuscript. Free new testament study guides and bible class books. An introduction to the book of 1 john an argument for the book of 1 john. Although the first epistle of john does not bear any authors name it was never seriously doubted that the apostle john is. Home bible studies 1, 2, and 3 john studies 1 john 1. This summary of the book of 1 john provides information about the title, authors, date of writing, chronology, theme, theology, outline, a brief overview, and the chapters of the book of 1 john.
John in 30 days beginner bible study and reading plan a. John began with the beginning the eternal god, who was. The fruit of fellowship with christ i write these things to you who believe in the name of the son of god so that you may know that you have eternal life. Bible reading schedule for 1 john lesson 1 i john 1.
The bible book of john with full chapters, footnotes and bible commentary to aid your bible search, reading, and study. View chuck swindoll s chart of first john, which divides the book into major sections and highlights themes and key verses. John bible book with full chapters king james version. Use highlighting, underlining, and take notes while you study the bible. This seminarylevel study retains its depth and uses an engaging interactive format. Here is a summary and commentary on first john chapter two.902 1359 924 858 211 212 227 144 1492 1208 923 333 933 773 154 1423 857 1416 1063 4 1214 689 998 1018 877 1150 1358 722 1063 1046 18 1279