1 John 3

1 John 3:19-24

The center of this passage is John’s appeal in verse 23: we should believe in Jesus and love one another. This appeal is flanked on both sides with a motivational basis. Verses 19–22 provide the first motivation: when our conscience condemns us, God is gre... Read More »

1 John 3:11-18

Verse 11 introduces a paragraph providing the grounds for John’s concluding statement in verse 10. In the previous paragraph, John reminds us of who we are: children of God. Our practice proclaims who and what we are. The “message” is another word for th... Read More »

1 John 3:1-10

First John 2:29 is a transitional verse in the letter. Notice the use of the word “begotton” or “born.” Prior to verse 29, that word does not occur in all in the first two chapters, but it occurs ten times from this point forward. John’s focus from t... Read More »

SWBTS Chapel – Huber L. Drumwright (1975)

SWBTS Chapel sermon by Dr. Huber L. Drumwright. Read More »