1 John

Arthur G. Clarke

Part 18 of 21 of the series The Epistles Analysed

INTRODUCTION, 1. 1-4.

  • i. Theme Announced, 1-3.

  • ii. Purpose Affirmed, 4.

1. FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD IN LIGHT, 1. 5 to 2. 29.

  • i. Fellowship conditioned by Consistency, 1. 5 to 2. 11. The Family generally considered.

    • a. Walking in Holiness, 1. 5 to 2. 2.

    • b. Walking in Obedience, 2. 3-6.

    • c. Walking in Love, 2. 7-11.

    ii. Fellowship conditioned by Fidelity, 2. 12-29. The Family severally considered.

    • a. All addressed in Explanation, 12.‘Teknia’

    • b. Members addressed in Explanation, 13. (Fathers - young men - little children), ‘Paidia’

    • c. Members addressed in Exhortation, 14-27.

      • i. Fathers - Knowing the Lord, 14a.

      • ii. Young Men - Overcoming the Enemies, I4b-17. The Wicked One and the World.

      • iii. Little Children - Abiding in the Truth, 18-27. ‘Paidia’.

        • a. The Approaching Peril, 18-19. False Teachers.

        • b. The Afforded Protection, 20. The Anointing Spirit.

        • c. The Affirmed Purpose, 21.

        • d. The test applied, 22-23; cf- 4- 1-6.

        • e. The Advocated Protection, 24-25. The Abiding Word.

        • f. The Affirmed Purpose, 26.

        • g. The Afforded Protection, 27. The Anointing Spirit.

    • d. All addressed in Exhortation, 28-29. ‘Teknia’.

2. FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD IN LOVE, chap. 3-4.

  • i. Relationship bestowed in Love, 3. 1-2

  • ii. Relationship exhibited in Character, 3. 3-24. By the Practice of

    • Righteousness, 3-9.

    • Love, 10-18.

    • Obedience, 19-24.

  • iii. Relationship attested by Doctrine, 4. 1-6. False Teachers. The TEST APPLIED; cf. 2. 22-23.

  • iv. Relationship exhibited in Character, 4. 7-21. Love.

    • a. The Practice of Love, 7-8.

    • b. The Motive of Love, 9-11.

    • c. The Evidence of Love - God indwelling, 12-16.

    • d. The Effect of Love - Fear expelled, 17-18.

    • e. The Motive of Love, 19.

    • f. The Practice of Love, 20-21.

3. FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD IN LIFE, 5. 1-20.

  • i. Possession of the Life, 1-12.

    • a. The Test of it, 1-5.

    • b. The Testimony to it, 6-12.

  • ii. Perceptions of the Life, 13-20.

    • a. Confidence in Prayer, 13-17.

    • b. Certainties of Knowledge, 18-20.

CONCLUSION, 21.

Warning Accentuated.

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1 John

The Churches of Galatia

Commendation for Service

Family Relationships

Reports Section - Gospel Work and other Assembly Activities

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The Spirit of God - The Ministries of the Spirit for the Believer

Zion

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Romans

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Philemon

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Worship and the Christian Priesthood

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Discipline

Church Finance

The Church’s Development and Destiny

Women’s Sphere and Service

Introduction to the Offerings

The Burnt Offering

The Continual Burnt Offering

The Meal Offering & The Drink Offering

The Peace Offering

The Sin Offering

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