Life in the Light – Pt. 4 – The Family of God

10.23.16 – Dave Riddle

Key Passages:

  • 1 John 2:24-29, 3:1-9

The importance of permanence:

  • 1 John 2:24
  • Permanence = remaining
  • Greek – meno: in reference to a state or condition, to remain as one, to not become another or different.

Remaining is:

  • Bilateral
    • 1 John 2:27
  • Confidence
    • 1 John 2:25
    • 1 John 2:28
    • Greek – parresia: free and fearless confidence. Cheerful courage; boldness.
  • Instruction
    • 1 John 2:27
  • Transformation
    • 1 John 2:29

Transformed by the Triune God!

  • 1 John 3:1
  • Loved by the Father
    • John 3:16
  • Freed through the Son
    • 1 John 3:8
  • Filled with the Spirit
    • 1 John 3:9

Two Important Realities

  1. Incompatibility
  • 1 John 3:6-9
  1. Identity
  • 1 John 3:10