How to Know That You Know Him (1 John 2:3-6) - 6/27/21
Updated: Jul 4
Recall the three essentials from 2:1-2:
God's Goal: is PERFECTION, no sin.
God's Grace: there is PAYMENT for sin.
God's Goodness: we have POWER over sin.
-There are three major applications of this Scripture (2:3-6).
ARE YOU SATISFIED WITH YOUR LIFE? (Cf. Phil. 1:6)
I. The Will of God Ought to be Your DESIRE (vv. 3-4)
"If we keep his commandments."
A Desire for Spiritual Growth.
An Understanding of the Standard.
Honest Examination and Sincere Effort.
II. The Word of God Ought to be Your DIRECTION (v. 5)
III. A Walk with God Ought to be Your DELIGHT (v. 6)
Joyful Participation in the Things of God.
Excited Anticipation for the Things of God.
SAVED PEOPLE HAVE A HEART FOR GOD! DO YOU?