I John 5:6-12

John continues his thought from verse 5 (we overcome the world when we believe that Jesus is the Son of God) by launching into an explanation of why we can believe that Jesus is the Son of God and the assurance that comes from that belief.  It is reasonable to believe in Jesus because of […]

I John 2:3-6

In 2:3-11, John lists and discusses three tests of the faith that he says must be true of the believer.  The follower of Jesus will keep His commandments (3-5a); walk in the same manner as He walked (5b-6); and love other believers (7-11).  If these three things are not true of him, a person cannot […]