14 Sermons: Let Us Walk in the Light: 1 John

Eternal Life Has Appeared in Christ

1 John 1:1-4

by John Piper

When God becomes a man, he strips away every pretense of man to be God.

Let Us Walk in the Light of God

1 John 1:5-10

by John Piper

If we are not walking in the light, we have no warrant for believing that our sins are covered.

Jesus Christ Is an Advocate for Sinners

1 John 2:1-2

by John Piper

We must walk in the light if we are to go on experiencing the cleansing of Jesus. And if we sin, we do indeed have an advocate with the Father.

Obedience Confirms Our Standing in God

1 John 2:3-6

by John Piper

You can know that you know Christ if you obey his commands.

The One Who Loves Lives in Light

1 John 2:7-11

by John Piper

Hate is the evidence of blindness to the light of God. Love is the evidence that sight has been given to the blind.

The Strong Need Strength

1 John 2:12-14

by John Piper

Unless there is hope of winning there is no motivation to fight. The apostle John motivates the fight with the confidence of victory.

Do Not Love the World

1 John 2:15-17

by John Piper

Anything that is not God can draw your heart away from God.

Let What You Heard from the Beginning Abide in You

1 John 2:18-27

by John Piper

The Spirit agrees with the apostolic doctrine or it is not the Spirit of God.

Test the Spirits to See Whether They Are of God

1 John 3:24 - 4:6

by John Piper

Hearing the gospel with openness and confessing Christ with loyalty is the work and the gift of the Holy Spirit.

Love One Another for Love Is of God

1 John 4:7-11

by John Piper

The evidence of being indwelt by the Spirit of God is the experience of loving Jesus the way the Father loves him.

God Abides in the One Who Loves and the One Who Confesses

1 John 4:13-16

by John Piper

Six questions to see if you have genuine faith in Christ and love for others.

Perfect Love Casts Out Fear

1 John 4:17-19

by John Piper

A life poured out in love for others yields peace of mind and the hope of a glorious destiny.

His Commandments Are Not Burdensome

1 John 4:20 - 5:5

by John Piper

Faith says to every temptation of the world: NO, BE GONE! I know where true satisfaction is to be found.

He Who Has the Son Has Life

1 John 5:6-13

by John Piper

Nothing is more important than having eternal life.