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FELLOWSHIP WITH GOD AND HIS CHILDREN
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Charts from Jensen's Survey of the NT - used by permission
Another Overview Chart - 1 John - Charles Swindoll


BASIS OF FELLOWSHIP BEHAVIOR OF FELLOWSHIP
Conditions of
Fellowship
Cautions of
Fellowship
Fellowship
Characteristics
Fellowship 
Consequences
Meaning of 
Fellowship
1 Jn 1:1-2:27
Manifestations of
Fellowship
1 Jn 2:28-5:21
Abiding in
God's Light
Abding in 
God's Love
Written in Ephesus
circa 90 AD

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GOSPEL OF JOHN 1 JOHN
Written to
arouse faith
John 20:31
Written to
establish assurance of faith
1 John 5:13
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OUTLINE OF 1 JOHN 3 -

   III. Assurance Through the Conflict of Faith, 1 John 2:18-4:6 
         A. The conflict between truth and error, 1 John 2:18-28 
             1. The crisis faced by the believer, 1 John 2:18-19 
             2. The resources of the believer, 1 John 2:20-21 
             3. The criterion of a true believer, 1 John 2:22-25 
             4. The summary of the teaching, 1 John 2:26-28 
         B. The conflict between the children of God and children of the devil, 1 John 2:29-3:12 
             1. The sign of the child of God, 1 John 2:29-3:3 
                  a. The practice of righteousness, 1 John 2:29 
                  b. The realization of present sonship, 1 John 3:1-2a 
                  c. The purifying effect of the future hope, 1 John 3:2b-3 
             2. The revelation from the practice of sin, 1 John 3:4-8a 
                  a. The implications of the practice of sin, 1 John 3:4-5 
                  b. The revelation of the two classes, 1 John 3:6-8a 
             3. The deliverance from the practice of sin, 1 John 3:8b-9 
             4. The sign of the children of God and children of the devil, 1 John 3:10-12 
         C. The conflict between love and hate,1 John 3:13-24 
             1. The evidential value of love and hate, 1 John 3:13-15 
             2. The manifestation of love and hate, 1 John 3:16-18 
                  a. The example and obligation of love, 1 John 3:16 
                  b. The revelation of the lack of love, 1 John 3:17 
                  c. The exhortation to practice true love, 1 John 3:18 
             3. The assurances from the presence of love, 1 John 3:19-24 
                  a. The assurance of being in the truth, 1 John 3:19-20 
                  b. The assurance of answered prayer, 1 John 3:1-22 
                  c. The assurance of union with Christ, 1 John 3:23-24 


HENRY ALFORD

James Rosscup writes that "This was the great work in the life of the versatile Dean of Canterbury. An outcome of this production was the New Testament for English Readers (4 vols.). Alford was a Calvinist, conservative and premillennial, though not dispensational. He takes a literal interpretation of the thousand years in Rev. 20 and has a famous quote there, is strong on sovereign election as in Ro 8:29, 30 and 1Pe 1:2, but, unfortunately, holds to baptismal regeneration in such texts as Titus 3:5 and John 3:5. He shows a great knowledge of the Greek text and faces problems of both a doctrinal and textual nature." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works)

John Piper writes ""When I’m stumped with a...grammatical or syntactical or logical [question] in Paul, I go to Henry Alford. Henry Alford...comes closer more consistently than any other human commentator to asking my kinds of questions."

Charles Haddon Spurgeon writes that this text "is an invaluable aid to the critical study of the text of the New Testament. You will find in it the ripened results of a matured scholarship, the harvesting of a judgment, generally highly impartial, always worthy of respect, which has gleaned from the most important fields of Biblical research, both modern and ancient, at home and abroad. You will not look here for any spirituality of thought or tenderness of feeling; you will find the learned Dean does not forget to do full justice to his own views, and is quite able to express himself vigorously against his opponents; but for what it professes to be, it is an exceedingly able and successful work. The later issues are by far the most desirable, as the author has considerably revised the work in the fourth edition. What I have said of his Greek Testament applies equally to Alford’s New Testament for English Readers,* which is also a standard work." (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students, Vol. 4: Commenting and Commentaries; Lectures Addressed to the students of the Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle)

ANONYMOUS

Spurgeon comments: "Upon two chapters only, but thoroughly good, and full of sweetness and light." (Commenting and Commentaries)

PAUL APPLE

JACK ARNOLD

WILLIAM BARCLAY

James Rosscup: This is a lucid and well-organized exposition of the epistles with many helpful lists on different facets of truth John can have in mind at different points as on “light” and “darkness” in I John 1:5. There is stimulating background material and warm application. (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An annotated bibliography of selected works).

D Edmond Hiebert - Prints the author's own translation. A series of popular studies whose strong point is word study. Contains good illustrative material. Part of the author's interpretation follows a liberal position. Barclay holds that Christ's descent into Hades gave those who there heard Him a second chance.

Comment: I appreciate Barclay's unique insights on Greek words, but clearly his teaching about a "second chance" is NOT sound doctrine! Be an Acts 17:11 Berean with Barclay. See discussion of his orthodoxy especially the article "The Enigmatic William Barclay".

ALBERT BARNES

James Rosscup writes that Barnes "includes 16 volumes on the Old Testament, 11 on the New Testament. The New Testament part of this old work was first published in 1832–1851. Various authors contributed. It is evangelical and amillennial...Often the explanations of verses are very worthwhile." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works)

C H Spurgeon "Albert Barnes is a learned and able divine, but his productions are unequal in value, the gospels are of comparatively little worth, but his other comments are extremely useful for Sunday-school teachers and persons with a narrow range of reading, endowed with enough good sense to discriminate between good and evil....Placed by the side of the great masters, Barnes is a lesser light, but taking his work for what it is and professes to be, no minister can afford to be without it, and this is no small praise for works which were only intended for Sunday-school teachers." (Spurgeon, C. H. Lectures to my Students, Vol. 4: Commenting and Commentaries; Lectures Addressed to the students of the Pastors' College, Metropolitan Tabernacle)

BRIAN BELL

CHRIS BENFIELD

JOHANN BENGEL

James Rosscup writes "This work (Gnomon), originally issued in 1742, has considerable comment on the Greek, flavoring the effort with judicious details about the spiritual life. It has much that helps, but has been surpassed by many other commentaries since its day." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works)

BIBLE GATEWAY

BIBLICAL ILLUSTRATOR

BRIAN BILL

HUGH BINNING (1627-1653)

  • Spurgeon says this is "Milk for babes and meat for men; calls to backsliders and comforts for mourners." (Commenting and commentaries)

1 John - Fellowship with God (See list of 28 messages)

JIM BOMKAMP

A E BROOKE

James Rosscup: This ICC work rates with Westcott as one of the top two detailed older commentaries of a technical nature based on the Greek text. (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An annotated bibliography of selected works).

Hiebert's critique - Greek text. Long recognized as a classic commentary on the Johannine epistles. First published in 1883. Bruce has updated the introductory material and provided a summary of the discoveries and developments since Westcott's time.

JOHN CALVIN

James Rosscup - Calvin was not only a great theologian but also a great expositor, and his insight into Scripture contributed to his grasp of doctrinal truth. His commentaries are deep in spiritual understanding, usually helpful on problem passages, and refreshing in a devotional sense to the really interested reader. He usually offers good help on a passage. The present work skips Judges, Ruth, Samuel, Kings, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, Job, Ecclesiastes, Song of Solomon, II and III John and Revelation. Calvin is amillennial on long-range prophecy, but in other respects usually has very contributive perception on passages and doctrinal values edifying to the believer. He also can be very wordy, but the serious and patient glean much. 

CAMBRIDGE GREEK TESTAMENT

Cyril Barber - This....1886 commentary from the Cambridge Greek Testament series readily interacts with critical issues raised by the publication of the NT texts of Tischendorf and Tregelles. Plummer then treats these letters in a most commendable way, providing some unique insights into the thought of the apostle and the nuances of the original text. (The Minister's Library, Volume 2)

James Rosscup writes "Though old, this is a good study from the Greek text which will be helpful in any more advanced study of the epistles. There are other works more highly recommended, however." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works)

ROBERT CANDLISH

Spurgeon commenting on this commentary wrote "We set great store by these lectures. A man hardly needs anything beyond Candlish. He is devout, candid, prudent and forcible." (Commenting and commentaries)

Cyril Barber - A true classic. Rich in insights, it makes rewarding reading. When we consider that these studies were really sermons delivered to the congregation of which Candlish was the pastor, it would be encouraging to see laypeople buying and reading this work today. Reprinted from the 1877 edition. Recommended. (The Minister's Library, Volume 2)

ALAN CARR

D A CARSON

"Virtually all sides agree that John lays down three tests: (1) true believers must believe that Jesus truly is the Christ come in the flesh, and this belief must work itself out in (2) righteousness and (3) love." - D A Carson

RICH CATHERS - HAS FREQUENT ILLUSTRATIONS

ADAM CLARKE

James Rosscup - This old, conservative Wesleyan Methodist work is good devotionally and aggressive for righteous living. Laypeople can find it still valuable today. It is Arminian in viewpoint and thus helpful, for example, in showing the reader how this approach deals with texts involving the eternal security question. The work contains much background material from many sources on all books of the Bible.

Spurgeon - Adam Clarke is the great annotator of our Wesleyan friends; and they have no reason to be ashamed of him, for he takes rank among the chief of expositors. His mind was evidently fascinated by the singularities of learning, and hence his commentary is rather too much of an old curiosity shop, but it is filled with valuable rarities, such as none but a great man could have collected....If you have a copy of Adam Clarke, and exercise discretion in reading it, you will derive immense advantage from it, for frequently by a sort of side-light he brings out the meaning of the text in an astonishingly novel manner. I do not wonder that Adam Clarke still stands, notwithstanding his peculiarities, a prince among commentators. I do not find him so helpful as Gill, but still, from his side of the question, with which I have personally no sympathy, he is an important writer, and deserves to be studied by every reader of the Scriptures.

STEVEN COLE - Excellent exposition

THOMAS CONSTABLE

HENRY COWLES

W A CRISWELL

RON DANIEL

J N DARBY

DEVOTIONAL WRITINGS EPISTLE OF FIRST JOHN - F B Meyer, Theodore Epp, Andrew Murray, J C Philpot, C H Spurgeon, Octavius Winslow, Oswald Chambers

JOHN DUMMELOW

J LIGON DUNCAN

E-CATENA

CHARLES ELLICOTT

THEODORE EPP

EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE COMMENTARY - William Alexander

EXPOSITORY BIBLE

EXPOSITOR'S DICTIONARY

EXPOSITOR'S GREEK TESTAMENT - DAVID SMITH

Hiebert - Greek text. Important for linguistic study of the epistles. Defends Johannine authorship. The viewpoint is essentially conservative.

Rosscup - This is a thorough exegesis of the Greek text. It is considered to be one of the standard tools for exegetical study.

RICK EZELL

GEORGE FINDLAY

A C GAEBELEIN

GENE GETZ - short videos discussing principles associated with the respective passages being studied.

  • 1 John 2:28-3:3;The Second Coming: To sincerely anticipate seeing Jesus Christ face to face, we must live in daily fellowship with God and with one another.Video
  • 1 John 3:4-15; True Spirituality: If we are born again and understand God's will for our lives, we will not continue to live a sinful lifestyle. Video
  • 1 John 3:16-23; Loving as Christ Loved: To grow in our love for one another, we must follow Christ's example. Video
  • 1 John 3:24-4:6;The God-Man: We must never allow ourselves to be influenced by those who fail to teach that Jesus Christ was and is the God-man. Video

JOHN GILL

BRUCE GOETTSCHE

GOSPEL COALITION

GOTQUESTIONS

L M GRANT

DAVID GUZIK

W. HALL HARRIS III

JAMES HASTINGS Great Texts of the Bibl

ROBERT HAWKER

MATTHEW HENRY

D EDMOND HIEBERT

James Rosscup has the following note on Hiebert's book The Epistles of John An Expositional Commentary. Note that the links below are to Hiebert's articles in Bibliotheca Sacra which form the basis for his formal published work. Thus Rosscup writes that Hiebert's work "is one of the best medium-length (here 371-pp.) explanations that is serious and clear to deal with most key matters, not pass them by. Hiebert sees ways to have assurance of real salvation, and 1Jn 5:13 as a key for the whole epistle, not confining its focus to details in 1Jn 5:1-12 or 1Jn 5:11,12 (251–52). He views 1Jn 5:16 as a case of a saved person praying for another saved person who receives “life” in the sense of restoration and promotion of his spiritual welfare (260). He usually takes a stand on what a phrase means, gives reasons, and is plain. His comments in the main body, his extensive bibliography (351–60), and frequent footnote references to good sources all exemplify his earnest attempt to give readers light." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works)

Cyril Barber (also referring to the book as does Rosscup) - Hiebert, a Mennonite NT scholar, delves into the letters of John to exact from them the truths that underscore the Christian life and find expression in the kind of walk that pleases the Lord. While he uses the text of the KJV for the benefit of his readers, he works from the original Greek text for his exposition, combining sound exegesis with devotional comments on the text. Here is a volume that is illustrative of the best evangelicalism has to offer. Recommended. (The Minister's Library, Volume 3)

F B HOLE

HOLMAN STUDY BIBLE

DAVID HOLWICK

H A IRONSIDE

James Rosscup - He is staunchly evangelical, showing good broad surveys based on diligent study, practical turns, even choice illustrations. In prophecy he is premillennial dispensational....Many preachers have found that Ironside works, read along with heavier books on details of exegesis, help them see the sweep of the message and prime their spirits for practical relevance.

IVP COMMENTARY

James Rosscup writes "A lucid 168-pp., crisp exposition with some application in a flow for popular, general use. In a number of verses the book helps, at others it frustrates due to passing by views and reasons, or lacks sufficient comments. Much generalizing leaves an impression that in order to be seen as saved one must live an ideally perfect life (cf. 43), yet at other points one reads that Christians sin (45). The work has a healthy clarity that real grace, distinct from cheap so-called (but not genuine) grace (51) elicits confession of sin and seeking obedience to God. Such a life with God helps one’s assurance to be a properly experienced reality, as in 1Jn 2:3 (51), even this by grace. Some statements are quite helpful, as “righteous conduct does not make us God’s children. Rather, such conduct is the consequence or expression of a relationship that already exists” after rebirth (87). Many issues are left in a blur, for instance “God’s seed remains” (1Jn 3:9)." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works)

JAMIESON, FAUSSET, AND BROWN

S LEWIS JOHNSON - Dr Johnson was a professor at Dallas Theological Seminary for many years and his sermons are highly esteemed by other conservative expositors. He is always worth consulting.

WILLIAM KELLY

GUY KING

James Rosscup writes that although it is "Only 127 pages long, this book is like King’s other expositions in that it is rich in phraseology, sermonic ideas and illustrations. It is a good, brief work to recommend to laymen and also good for the preacher or teacher’s heart." (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works)

STEVE KRELOFF

LANGE'S COMMENTARY

ROBERT LAW

DAVID LEGGE

JOHN JAMES LIAS (1887)

Cyril Barber - One of the finest exegetical and expository works for preachers. Provides an excellent basis for a series of sermons. Deserves a place in the library of every minister and lay preacher. (The Minister's Library - Volume 2)

Hiebert's critique - A full, conservative exposition of 1 John by a British preacher and scholar. At the bottom of each page, in smaller type, is added a homiletical treatment of the epistle. (Nice addition!)

JOHN MACARTHUR

IAN MACKERVOY

ALEXANDER MACLAREN

BRYN MACPHAIL

HENRY MAHAN SERMONS & COMMENTARY FIRST JOHN

THOMAS MANTON

J VERNON MCGEE

ROBERT MURRAY M'CHEYNE

HEINRICH MEYER

MONERGISM

JAMES MORGAN (1866)

Spurgeon comments: "Dr. Candlish says that this is a work “of great practical interest and value,” and that had it appeared at an earlier date, “he might have abstained from issuing” his own Lectures on this Epistle. We are glad to possess both works." (Commenting and Commentaries)

ROB MORGAN Sermons on 1 John - Often Has Excellent Illustrations

HENRY MORRIS

AUGUSTUS NEANDER (1852)

Spurgeon says "Mrs. Conant (who translated it from German) in her preface says: “The treasures of genius and learning which enrich his more scientific works, here seem vivified by a new element, and melt, under the fervor of his inner spiritual life, into a glowing stream of eloquent practical instruction.” (Commenting and commentaries)The First Epistle of John, Practically Explained

ROBERT NEIGHBOUR

NET BIBLE

OUR DAILY BREAD - Devotionals

JOSEPH PARKER

Rosscup: This work, later called Preaching Through the Bible (Baker Book House), is rich in its applications and exhortations, though often not particularly helpful for the reader who is looking for exposition that stays right with the text. Treatment of the texts is sermonic. (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An annotated bibliography of selected works)

PASTOR LIFE

PETER PETT

SAMUEL EYLES PIERCE (1835)

Spurgeon says "This devout author was highly Calvinistic, but withal full of spiritual power and unction. He loved the deep things of God, and wrote upon them in a gracious manner.” (Commenting and commentaries)

JOHN PIPER

MATTHEW POOLE English Annotations Commentary 1 John

PRECEPT MINISTRIES

PULPIT COMMENTARY

ROBERT RAYBURN

REFORMATION STUDY BIBLE STUDY NOTES 1 John 

A T ROBERTSON

DON ROBINSON

J C RYLE

ROB SALVATO

JOHNNY SANDERS 

HENRY SAWTELLE (1888)

Hiebert's critique - A conservative interpretation by a Baptist scholar of the past century. Offers a careful unfolding of the original for the English reader. 84 pages but print small so in effect well over 100 pages compared to usual text size. Easy to follow verse by verse and phrase by phrase exposition.

SERMON BIBLE

CHARLES SIMEON

CHUCK SMITH

HAMILTON SMITH

JAMES SMITH HANDFULS OF PURpOSE 1 JOHN

  • The Following are Available on 1 John Handfuls of Purpose
  • The Joyful Life 1 John 1:4 
  • The Firm Foundation Upon Which Rests The Diivine Forgiveness 1 John 1:9 
  • The Victorious Life 1 John 2:1 
  • The Knowing Life 1 John 5:13 
  • Love's Four Prepositions 1 John 4:16, 1 John 4:9, 1 John 4:12, 1 John 4:17 
  • The History And Development Of Love 1 John 4:8-9, 1 John 4:17, 1 John 2:5 
  • Love 1 John 4:7-9, 1 John 4:11 
  • Why Believers Should Love One Another 1 John 4:19 
  • God 1 John 4:24, 1 John 1:5, 1 John 4:8, 1 John 4:16 
  • Sin 1 John 
  • The New Birth Its Evidences And Result 1 John 
  • Abiding In Christ 1 John 
  • Eternal Life 1 John 
  • Manifested 1 John 

SPEAKER'S COMMENTARY

R C SPROUL - Devotionals from Tabletalk

C H SPURGEON

RAY STEDMAN Maintaining Righteousness - Maintaining Love

SAM STORMS

THIRD MILLENNIUM - STUDY NOTES

DEREK THOMAS

DAVID THOMPSON - short sermon transcripts

TODAY IN THE WORD

JOHN TRAPP

BOB UTLEY

MARVIN VINCENT

B F WESTCOTT

James Rosscup writes "This work has long been ranked by many as the best older effort on the Greek text. It is detailed, thorough, and very useful for its incisive, definitive statements on problem areas as well as grammatical matters (Commentaries for Biblical Expositors: An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works

CALVIN WITTMAN

STEVE ZEISLER

GEORGE ZELLER - Middletown Bible

SERMONS BY VERSE

Behold What Manner of Love! W. Jones 1 John 3:1
How to Fertilize Love Charles Wesley Naylor 1 John 3:1
Second Sunday After Trinity Exhortation to Brotherly Love Martin Luther 1 John 3:1
Vanity of Human Glory John Henry Newman 1 John 3:1
Whereby We Cry, Abba, Father Hugh Binning 1 John 3:1
A Christian's High Condition and Hope J. N. Pearson, M. A. 1 John 3:1-6
Adopting Love of the Father John Eadie, D. D. 1 John 3:1-6
Children of God Newman Smyth. 1 John 3:1-6
Children of God D. Wilcox. 1 John 3:1-6
Christians Unknown W. H. Lewis, D. D. 1 John 3:1-6
God's Adoptive Love J. Morgan, D. D. 1 John 3:1-6
Slighted by the World Scraggs. 1 John 3:1-6
Sons of God S. E. Pierce. 1 John 3:1-6
The Dignity of Human Nature and its Consequent Obligations Charles Lowell. 1 John 3:1-6
The Divine Birth -- the Family Likeness R. S. Candlish, D. D. 1 John 3:1-6
The Father J. J. Eastmead. 1 John 3:1-6
The Father's Love and the Children's Blessedness M. G. Pearce. 1 John 3:1-6
The Hidden Life C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:1-6
The Love that Calls Us Sons A. Maclaren, D. D. 1 John 3:1-6
The Manner of Love Bestowed Upon Us W. Mudge, B. A. 1 John 3:1-6
The Present Relationship and Future Prospects of the Faithful H. P. Bower. 1 John 3:1-6
The Privileges of the Good Samuel Roberts, M. A. 1 John 3:1-6
The Sons of God T. Manton, D. D. 1 John 3:1-6
The Spiritual Sonship   1 John 3:1-6
The Wonderful Love of God as Displayed in Human Redemption W. Lloyd. 1 John 3:1-6
The World Does not Know Christ C. Stanford, D. D. 1 John 3:1-6
The World Knoweth Us Not T. Manton, D. D. 1 John 3:1-6
What Manner of Love A. H. M. H. Aitken. 1 John 3:1-6
Righteousness and Sin in Relation to Children of God R. Finlayson 1 John 3:1-12
A Present Religion C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:2
By and By C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:2
Future Blessedness T. Manton, D. D. 1 John 3:2
Future Life J. A. Alexander, D. D. 1 John 3:2
Future State of Christians N. Emmons, D. D. 1 John 3:2
Heaven A. P. Peabody. 1 John 3:2
Life and Character in God A. R. Cocke, D. D. 1 John 3:2
Love's Ultimate Intentions C. Clemance, D. D. 1 John 3:2
Man's Capability of Future Glory and Blessedness J. Hawes, D. D. 1 John 3:2
Now Sons, Though Sufferers S. Martin. 1 John 3:2
Of the Happiness of Good Men in the Future State Abp. Tillotson. 1 John 3:2
Our Ignorance and Our Knowledge of the Future State H. Melvill, B. D. 1 John 3:2
Our Imperfect Knowledge of the Future H. W. Beecher. 1 John 3:2
Our Knowledge of Heaven Small G. Payson. 1 John 3:2
Progress of Manhood J. Parker, D. D. 1 John 3:2
Sonship the Foreshadowing of Heaven M. R. Vincent, D. D. 1 John 3:2
The Beatific Vision C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:2
The Blessed Vision of Christ Quoted by Dr. Hanford. 1 John 3:2
The Eternal Future Clear Only in Christ John Ker, D. D. 1 John 3:2
The Final Transguration R. W. Hamilton, LL. D. 1 John 3:2
The Glory of Divine Sonship J. H. Hill. 1 John 3:2
The Manifestations of Christ G. Calthrop, M. A. 1 John 3:2
The Possessions and Prospects of Believers W. M. Statham, M. A. 1 John 3:2
The Present and the Future of Christian Life D. E. Ford. 1 John 3:2
The Present Condition and Future Prospects of Believers W. Welsh. 1 John 3:2
The Purifying Hope Charles Kingsley 1 John 3:2
The Spirituality of the Beatific Vision W. Reeves, M. A. 1 John 3:2
The Transforming Power of the Revelation of God T. T. Munger. 1 John 3:2
The Two Transfigurations T. G. Selby. 1 John 3:2
The Unrevealed Future of the Sons of God A. Maclaren, D. D. 1 John 3:2
Transfiguration by Sight of Christ   1 John 3:2
Transformations   1 John 3:2
What We Shall Be Canon Scott Holland. 1 John 3:2
The Present and the Future of the Good W. Jones 1 John 3:2, 3
A Purifying Hope James Wells. 1 John 3:3
Christian Hope Geo. Robson. 1 John 3:3
Christian Hope Influencing Present Christian Life W. M. Taylor. 1 John 3:3
Hope Making Pure J. W. Earnshaw. 1 John 3:3
Purification by Hope C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:3
Purifying Hope J. H. Hughes. 1 John 3:3
Purifying Power of Hope Geo. Cooper, D. D. 1 John 3:3
The Christian's Hope T. Manton, D. D. 1 John 3:3
The Christian's Hope D. Dickson, D. D. 1 John 3:3
The Christian's Hope Bp. S. S. Harris. 1 John 3:3
The Christian's Hope and its Fruits A. Jenour, M. A. 1 John 3:3
The Christian's Hope and its Results R. P. Buddicom, M. A. 1 John 3:3
The Divine Hope Perfecting the Sinless Family Likeness R. S. Candlish, D. D. 1 John 3:3
The Great Hope of the Sons of God, and its Influence on Life E. L. Hull, B. A. 1 John 3:3
The Hope of Future Glory Excites to Holiness R. South, D. D. 1 John 3:3
The Influence of the Christian Hope on the Christian Character C. Vince. 1 John 3:3
The Lost Purity Restored H. Bushell, D. D. 1 John 3:3
The Pattern of Purity R. Sibbes. 1 John 3:3
The Practical Influence of the Believer's Hope Edward Craig, M. A. 1 John 3:3
The Purifying Effect of Hope in Christ H. J. Hastings, M. A. 1 John 3:3
The Purifying Hope Christian Treasury 1 John 3:3
The Purifying Influence of Hope A. Maclaren, D. D. 1 John 3:3
The Purifying Power of Hope G. E. Jelf, M. A. 1 John 3:3
The Self Purifying Hope Family Churchman 1 John 3:3
Nature of Sin N. Emmons, D. D. 1 John 3:4-5
Sin E. S. Pierce. 1 John 3:4-5
Sin Bp. Ryle. 1 John 3:4-5
Sin Bp. Ryle. 1 John 3:4-5
Sin T. Boston, D. D. 1 John 3:4-5
Sin and its Removal J. Morgan, D. D. 1 John 3:4-5
Sin and Penalty C. Stanford, D. D. 1 John 3:4-5
Sin the Transgression of the Law T. Manton, D. D. 1 John 3:4-5
Sin, the Transgression of the Law D. Savile. 1 John 3:4-5
Sins, Small and Great J. Trapp. 1 John 3:4-5
The Evil of Sin T. Manton, D. D. 1 John 3:4-5
The Knowledge of Sin Necessary to Repentance John Venn, M. A. 1 John 3:4-5
The Law of God C. Watson, D. D. 1 John 3:4-5
The Lawless Nature of Sin Bp. S. Wilberforce. 1 John 3:4-5
The Lawless Nature of Sin D. N. Sheldon,, D. D. 1 John 3:4-5
The Nature of Sin Bp. S. Wilberforce. 1 John 3:4-5
The Perpetual Obligation of the Moral Law Isaac Watts, D. D. 1 John 3:4-5
What is Sin J. J. Lias, M. A. 1 John 3:4-5
What is Sin L. Abbott, D. D. 1 John 3:4-5
What Sin Is James Cranbrook. 1 John 3:4-5
Dissuasives from Sin W. Jones 1 John 3:4-6
And for Sin Condemned Sin in the Flesh Hugh Binning 1 John 3:5
The Personal History and Character of Christ Archdeacon Hannah. 1 John 3:5
The Secret of Sinlessness R. S. Candlish, D. D. 1 John 3:5
Abiding in Christ the Remedy Against Sin   1 John 3:6
Centrifugal and Centripetal Forces J. A. Beet, D. D. 1 John 3:6
Christian Purity J. A. Beet, D. D. 1 John 3:6
Counteracting Sin J. A. Beet, D. D. 1 John 3:6
The Inadmissibility of Sin G. G. Findlay, B. A. 1 John 3:6
The Secret of Sinlessness R. S. Candlish, D. D. 1 John 3:6
On Imitation of the Obedience of Christ D. Stevenson. 1 John 3:7
Practical Righteousness Alexander Maclaren 1 John 3:7
Sin and its Destruction J. Morgan, D. D. 1 John 3:7
The Importance of Works A. Williams, M. A. 1 John 3:7
The Secret of Sinlessness R. S. Candlish, D. D. 1 John 3:7
Children of the Devil G. Fisk, LL. B. 1 John 3:8
Christ a Destroyer C. Bradley, M. A. 1 John 3:8
Satan's Works Destroyed J. Jowett, M. A. 1 John 3:8
The Design of Christ's Incarnation R. South, D. D. 1 John 3:8
The End of Christ's Coming John Wesley 1 John 3:8
The Existence of the Devil and the Origin of Evil W. Barnes. 1 John 3:8
The First Promise Accomplished   1 John 3:8
The Purpose of the Incarnation Bp. Brownrigg. 1 John 3:8
The Works of the Devil Destroyed C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:8
Cannot J. Seymour. 1 John 3:9
Cannot Sin J. B. Figgis, M. A. 1 John 3:9
Cannot Sin Bp. Westcott. 1 John 3:9
Sin Natural to the Regenerate Nature C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:9
Sins of the Regenerate S. Charnock. 1 John 3:9
Sonship Exclusive of Sin J. Morgan, D. D. 1 John 3:9
The Failings of Christians   1 John 3:9
The Great Privilege of Those that are Born of God John Wesley 1 John 3:9
The Sins of the Regenerate Bp. Hackett. 1 John 3:9
The Usurper Deposed and the Conqueror Vanquished W. Lupton. 1 John 3:9
Connexion of Doing Righteousness with Brotherly Love as Proving a Divine Birth R. S. Candlish, D. D. 1 John 3:10
Self-Manifestation   1 John 3:10
The Distinguishing Character of a Good and a Bad Man J. Tillotson, D. D. 1 John 3:10
The Manifestation of Character W. Jay. 1 John 3:10
Two Classes of Men J. Morgan, D. D. 1 John 3:10
The Growth and Power of Sin Alexander Maclaren 1 John 3:12
The World's Hatred of the Godly J. Morgan, D. D. 1 John 3:12
The World Hating the Church G. J. Cornish, M. A. 1 John 3:13
The World's Hatred -- God's Love R. S. Candlish, D. D. 1 John 3:13
The Sign of Brotherly Love R. Finlayson 1 John 3:13-24
Brotherly Love J. Vaughan, M. A. 1 John 3:14
Brotherly Love Wanting J. Morgan, D. D. 1 John 3:14
Christian Love A. K. H. Boyd, D. D. 1 John 3:14
Christian Love L. Abbott, D. D. 1 John 3:14
Christian Love an Evidence of Christian Life C. Stanford, D. D. 1 John 3:14
Life Proved by Love C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:14
Love the Evidence of Life W. Jones 1 John 3:14
Love to the Brethren a Ground of Assurance R. Davies. 1 John 3:14
Love to the Brethren a Test of Piety J. B. Marsden, M. A. 1 John 3:14
Loving the Pictures of God R. M. McCheyne. 1 John 3:14
Passing from Death to Life by Love Alex. Dick. 1 John 3:14
The Way of Life H. J. Wilmot-Buxton 1 John 3:14
The World Contrary to the Christian J. Morgan, D. D. 1 John 3:14
Sin Measured by the Disposition, not by the Act T. D. Woolsey. 1 John 3:15
Who is a Murderer C. Moinet, M. A. 1 John 3:15
The Death of Christ for His People Charles Haddon Spurgeon 1 John 3:16
The Meaning of Sin, and the Revelation of the True Self J. H. Beibitz 1 John 3:16
Lofty Ideals Perilous Unless Applied Bp. Wm. Alexander. 1 John 3:16-18
The Exhibition and Obligation of True Love W. Jones 1 John 3:16-18
The Sacrifice of Love Lyman Abbott, D. D. 1 John 3:16-18
Charity in Deed Better than in Thought C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:17-21
Charity to the Poor H. Stebbing, D. D. 1 John 3:17-21
Deceptive Friendliness R. Abercrombie, M. A. 1 John 3:17-21
On Christian Beneficence John Smyth, D. D. 1 John 3:17-21
Righteousness Essential to the Answer of a Good Conscience in Ourselves and Before God R. S. Candlish, D. D. 1 John 3:17-21
Shutting Up Compassion W. Brock. 1 John 3:17-21
The Duty of Charitable Distribution John Brown, D. D. 1 John 3:17-21
A Further Account of the Nature and Measure of Conscience R. South, D. D. 1 John 3:19-22
A Good Life the Surest Title to a Good Conscience D. Waterland, D. D. 1 John 3:19-22
All Things Known to God R. South, D. D. 1 John 3:19-22
An Account of the Nature and Measures of Conscience R. South, D. D. 1 John 3:19-22
An Approving Heart -- Confidence in Prayer C. G. Finney. 1 John 3:19-22
Conscience and God as Judges J. M. Ludlow. 1 John 3:19-22
Conscience Condemning or Acquitting C. Peters. M. A. 1 John 3:19-22
Hearts of Sinners Known to God N. Emmons, D. D. 1 John 3:19-22
Heartsease J. M. Gibbon. 1 John 3:19-22
Reason the Judge of Religions Actions S. Clarke, D. D. 1 John 3:19-22
Self-Acquittal, and the Confidence it Produces Essex Remembrancer 1 John 3:19-22
Self-Condemnation Essex Remembrancer 1 John 3:19-22
Self-Condemnation W. Whitfield. 1 John 3:19-22
The Connection Between Faith and the State of the Heart A. L. R. Foote, D. D. 1 John 3:19-22
The Judicial Function of Conscience W. Jones 1 John 3:19-22
The Lower Courts C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:19-22
The Nature and Advantages of a Good Conscience T. Natt, B. D. 1 John 3:19-22
Truth Bp. Temple. 1 John 3:19-22
What is the Verdict C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:19-22
Answers to Prayer J. Vaughan, M. A. 1 John 3:22-24
Faith a Work J. M. Gibbon. 1 John 3:22-24
God's One Commandment M. F. Sadler, M. A. 1 John 3:22-24
On the Importance of Faith in Christ and Love to Christians Essex Remembrancer 1 John 3:22-24
Righteousness Essential to Our Pleasing God and to His Hearing Us R. S. Candlish, D. D. 1 John 3:22-24
The Conditions of Power in Prayer C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:22-24
The Warrant of Faith C. H. Spurgeon. 1 John 3:22-24
Of the Manner and Importance of the Spirit's Indwelling John Flavel. 1 John 3:24
Our Abiding in God by Obedience R. S. Candlish, D. D. 1 John 3:24
The Abiding Witness Canon Garbett. 1 John 3:24
The First Fruits of the Spirit John Wesley 1 John 3:24
The Indwelling of God W. Jay. 1 John 3:24

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