Lesson 1 – 1 John 1:1-10 (KJV)

Life, Fellowship, & Forgiveness of Sins

1My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous:

2 And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.

3 And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.

4 He that saith, I know him, and keepeth not his commandments, is a liar, and the truth is not in him.

5 But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him.

6 He that saith he abideth in him ought himself also so to walk, even as he walked.

7 Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which ye have heard from the beginning.

8 Again, a new commandment I write unto you, which thing is true in him and in you: because the darkness is past, and the true light now shineth.

9 He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now.

10 He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.

11 But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.

Podcast Episode Teaching Advice:

Important Doctrines Being Taught:

#1 Jesus Christ was with God the Father from the beginning, He has no beginning.

#2 Jesus Christ was a real man.

#3 Jesus Christ is life.

#4 God is light and there is not darkness in Him.

#5 Man’s actions or deeds, not his profession, prove who he has fellowship with.

#6 All men have sinned.

Comprehension Questions:

#1 What did John see with his eyes and touch with his hands?

The Word of Life.

#2 What was John bearing witness of that was with God the Father?

Eternal life.

#3 What did John want others to have that he had?

Fellowship with God the Father, and the Son, Jesus Christ

#4 What did John want others to be full of?


#5 What did John say God was?

Light (Righteousness/Good)

#6 What did John say was not in God?

Darkness (Unrighteousness/Evil)

#7 What did John say people do when they say they have fellowship with God, but walk in darkness?

They Lie and Do not the truth.

#8 What did Joh say was the way to know if the blood of Jesus had cleansed them from all sin?

They walk in the light. (The live according to the law of God.)

#9 What did John say Jesus would do to those that would confess their sins?

He would forgive and cleanse them of their sins.

#10 What did John say people make God when they refuse to admit their sins?

The make God a liar. (Or call called a liar.)

True or False Questions:

#1 John did not know Jesus. 


#2 God can not be trusted.


#3 That that continue to live lives of sin without conviction and confession are liars.


#4 The way a person knows their sins are forgiven by God is by seeing if they asked God for forgiveness.


#5 There are some people who have not sinned and do not need Jesus to save them.