Inductive Study of 1 John began with the reading of the letters of John. Below is the link for the observation chart and the overview video from the Bible Project.
- Who: John son of Zebedee (Mk 1:19-20) – the apostle and the author of the Gospel and Revelation
- What: it was a circular letter sent to Christians in a number of places
- When: Probably between A.D. 85 and 90
- Where: from Ephesus
- Why: To reassure Christians in their faith and to counter false teachings (1 John 1:4, 2:1, 12-14, 21, 26; 5:13)
- How: a sermon/letters
Key words and phrases:
- Sin and sins:
Next week: More about the key words found in chapter 1.