Abiding in Knowledge (1 John 5:18-21)
1. We know that whoever is born of God does not sin; but he who has been born of God keeps himself, and the wicked one does not touch him. (1 John 5:18)
A. “whoever is born of God”
B. “does not sin”
C. “keeps himself”
D. “the wicked one does not touch him”
2.We know that we are of God, and the whole world lies under the sway of the wicked one. (1 John 5:19)
3. And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us an understanding, that we may know Him who is true; and we are in Him who is true, in His Son Jesus Christ. This is the true God and eternal life. (1 John 5:20)
4. Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen. (1 John 5:21)
What would you say to someone who says there is no absolute truth?
What are some truths from God’s Word that you know for certain?
Are there places in your life where you have accepted the things or the ways of the world?
What does it mean to abide in Christ?
What false views of God have you accepted?
How can you keep yourself from idols?