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1 John 5:1-5

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INTRODUCTION

Truth 1 - We are Born again by believing Jesus is Savior. (v.1)

Truth 1 - We are Born again by believing Jesus is Savior. (v.1)

Families were often viewed as a unit, hence one could not love one member of a family while despising other members. This verse may also reflect the idea that children bear their parents’ nature.
5:1. Families were often viewed as a unit, hence one could not love one member of a family while despising other members. This verse may also reflect the idea that children bear their parents’ nature.
Craig S. Keener, The IVP Bible Background Commentary: New Testament (Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1993), .

Truth 2 - Everyone Who loves God loves His Children too (v.1)

Truth 3 - We love God children by loving God and doing His commands (v.2)

Truth 4 - We Love God by doing His commands (v.3)

Love is greater than Law

Truth 5 - His commands are not hard to obey because we already won by believing Jesus is the Savior (v.3-5)

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What are God’s commands? They are written on our heart.
Deuteronomy 30:11–14 NLT
11 “This command I am giving you today is not too difficult for you, and it is not beyond your reach. 12 It is not kept in heaven, so distant that you must ask, ‘Who will go up to heaven and bring it down so we can hear it and obey?’ 13 It is not kept beyond the sea, so far away that you must ask, ‘Who will cross the sea to bring it to us so we can hear it and obey?’ 14 No, the message is very close at hand; it is on your lips and in your heart so that you can obey it.
How do I obey His Commands?
“recognize that obedience is a family matter.” Wiersbe
is to recognize that obedience is a family matter.
“ An immature Christian considers the demands of the Bible to be burdensome. He is somewhat like a little child who is learning to obey, and who asks, “Why do I have to do that?” or “Wouldn’t it be better to do this?”
Warren W. Wiersbe, The Bible Exposition Commentary, vol. 2 (Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1996), 523.
understand its spiritual message (). An immature Christian considers the demands of the Bible to be burdensome. He is somewhat like a little child who is learning to obey, and who asks, “Why do I have to do that?” or “Wouldn’t it be better to do this?”
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