August 6, 2012

14 Days with 1 John (verse by verse)

1 John 1:6
If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth;

August 6 – 1 John 3:1-10
Once again in this section, John speaks to the believer’s sin or sinless condition. Do you think Jesus really thought we would never sin again once we became Christians and followers? No, and this is not what John is speaking to either, not sinless perfection but rather striving always to do what is right. As Oswald Chambers puts it: “…it does not mean that we cannot sin; it means that if we obey the life of God in us, we need not sin.” So what are you striving toward?