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(Rev. You hate all those who behave wickedly.” And it adds: “Jehovah detests violent and deceptive people.”. Both statements of this sentence are entirely congruent (identical) as from God's viewpoint. (chap. (a) How will Jehovah deal with wicked people? The phrase "know God" uses the Greek root word ginosko. Light and love found their upmost development on the cross of Calvary. He provided the ransom sacrifice of Jesus Christ, opening the way for obedient humans to be freed from sin and death inherited from Adam. Current Book: 1 John Select a chapter: Chapter 1 Chapter 2: Chapter 3 Chapter 4: Chapter 5 HOME TOP: Dead links, typos, or … 3:1, 13) History has demonstrated beyond any doubt the truthfulness of what the Bible says: “I well know, O Jehovah, that man’s way does not belong to him. By the epistle we learn that towards the end of the first century heretics arose among the Christians who denied the divine sonship of Christ (chap. 1 John 4. 17. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. 10, 11. Night. 1 Juan 4:8 Spanish: La Biblia de las Américas El que no ama no conoce a Dios, porque Dios es amor. The first to cite from John's First Epistle is Polycarp of Smyrna (around 70 to 155 AC) who himself knew John personally. Verse 1. Add Bookmark. Click the Bible for the all new StudyLight.org!! . Contents, style and language of these two books are very similar. Downloads Male Voice (MP3) Female Voice (MP3) Entire Book (PDF) Text Settings. Tons more resources, better tools, NIV84 and easier navigation. But God recommends his own love to us in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.” (Rom. 2:18-23), the incarnation of the Eternal Son (chap. John calls these opponents of the Christian faith "antichrists" (chap. The enemies of Jehovah will vanish like glorious pastures; they will vanish like smoke.”​—Ps. 1 John 3. (a) What has God’s Kingdom been doing since its establishment? Many researchers, however, take the recipients to be among the Christians in Minor Asia; but the epistle bears a universal character. The first verses of the Epistle show a certain parallelism with the opening statements of John's gospel. He that loveth not, knoweth not God If a man loves not the children of God, those that are born of him, he does not know, so as to love God, the Father of them; for to pretend love to God, the begetter of them, whom he sees not, and not love those who are begotten by him, and are visible objects of respect, is a contradiction, and cannot be reconciled: see ( 1 John 4:20) . Would you like to read this article in %%? THE WATCHTOWER—STUDY EDITION November 2015, Share John 1:4-5. 9. What is God’s dominant quality, and how does knowing this make you feel about him? 2:1.12.28; 3:7.18; 4:4; 5:21; Greek teknion: properly "dear child") and "little children" (chap. 5. The love is in this respect, not that we have loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as a propitiatory sacrifice for our sins.”​—1 John 4:9, 10. All Rightes Reserved, Larry Pierce, Winterbourne, Ontario. It is probably not possible to state whether the Epistle or the Gospel of John has been written first. Subject and contents of the epistle are summarized in the following words: "And this is the record that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. At the same time he refers to the tests by which one can recognize whether someone has true life of God. 7, 8. 4:1-3) and the necessity of a life of faith in practical righteousness and brotherly love. What purpose is served by God’s temporary permission of wickedness? It does not belong to man who is walking even to direct his step.” (Jer. The first speaks of God's holiness, truth and righteousness and the second of His grace and mercy. 1 John 3:22 - and whatever we ask we receive from Him, because we keep His commandments and do the things that are pleasing in His sight. Although the First Epistle of John does not bear any author's name it was never seriously doubted that the apostle John is the author of this epistle as well as of the fourth gospel. (See opening image.). Jehovah Is the God of Love, Publication download options (Gen. 3:1-5) Though Jehovah permitted Satan to try to prove his side of the issue, such permission was temporary. The Bible tells us: “He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. Verse 17 . They were fully revealed in Christ, the Son of God: "Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ" "One who is poor does not have any possessions. These difficulties disappear, however, if one understands the "divine logic" behind these absolute statements. Click the Bible to visit the new StudyLight.org being developed!! The repeated expression of "I write unto you" indicates the book to be an epistle or letter however unique and special (compare chap. 13 Although we are imperfect, we can ‘follow Jehovah’s way.’ We can also  have a close personal relationship with Jehovah because of his great act of love. The following statements we find in First John only: "God is light" (chap. What is the Messianic Kingdom, and to whom has Jehovah entrusted Kingdom rulership? This brief sentence imparted to John, even during the mere time which he took in writing it, more delight than the whole world can impart. Bibliography Information Gill, John. Sepia. Search examples: John 3:16 "Love of God" peace AND mercy. The apostle stresses invariability and certainty of the Christian message by the repeated expression "from the beginning" (chap. (b) How will Jehovah reward rightly disposed people? Since then, there has been a gathering of the remaining ones who will rule with Jesus in heaven as well as of “a great crowd” of people who will survive this system’s end and be ushered into the new world. Home > Study Desk. The wide recognition in the early church does also confirm the above. John also shows tests for the practical life of the Christians who are distressed by false teachers. Unspotted from the World (James 1.27) 'Today's Little Lift' from Jim Bullington. 1 John 4:8. For rightly disposed  and obedient humans, favorable judgment will result in a truly blessed future that will go on and on throughout all eternity. If we turn the sentence round it becomes evident: "One who has no possessions is poor.". 1 John 2. Bookmarks. (chap. 3:2.21; 4:1.7.11) testify the affection connecting the author with the recipients of the epistle. [⇑ See verse text ⇑] In the second sentence of this section, John adds the comment that those who don't love have no fellowship with God. The first speaks of God's holiness, truth and righteousness and the second of His grace and mercy. 1. What has the Messianic Kingdom been doing that convinces you that it is God’s loving arrangement for mankind? He could use what has happened in mankind’s history as the just reason to remove such rebels quickly, not allowing them to establish wickedness once again. He that loveth not, knoweth not God If a man loves not the children of God, those that are born of him, he does not know, so as to love God, the Father of them; for to pretend love to God, the begetter of them, whom he sees not, and not love those who are begotten by him, and are visible objects of respect, is a contradiction, and cannot be reconciled: see ( 1 John 4:20) . But all the transgressors will be destroyed; the future of wicked people will be cut off.” (Ps. 1 John 4. This logic is simply explained in the following two examples: The second part of the sentence contains one of many possible evidences and to turn the sentence round would be non-sensical: "Who cannot speak is dead". 2:13.18; Greek paidion: "little child") is striking. For hardly would anyone die for a righteous man; though perhaps for a good man  someone may dare to die.  |  This is how you can recognize the Spirit of God: Every spirit that acknowledges that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is from God, but every spirit that does not acknowledge Jesus is not from God. 3 Imagine what life would be like if God did not have love for mankind. Jesus truly cares for his subjects and reflects God’s marvelous qualities, especially love. 3 John. 21:4) What a marvelous future awaits all of us who truly appreciate Jehovah’s love and obey him as our Ruler! How grateful we should be that by his death, Jesus also paid the ransom price needed to redeem mankind and open the way to everlasting life in God’s promised new world! Contrast the rulership of Jesus with that of sinful human rulers. What are some of the many ways in which Jehovah has displayed his great love? The words of the psalmist do already point to it: "Mercy and truth are met together; righteousness and peace have kissed each other." 3. What great act of love has Jehovah performed in behalf of sinners? It provides permanent testimony that only God’s rule can be successful. 1 John 4:8-11 New International Version (NIV). It is rather a fundamental statement on the nature of a man born of God who is, therefore, able to live a life according to God. Both characteristics of God stand always in total agreement to each other. The first verses of the Epistle show a certain parallelism with the opening statements of John's gospel. TERMS OF USE Many a reader has difficulties with this abstract way of presenting and considering as they cannot bring these abstract statements in line with their practical experiences. (Rev. Revelation. 1:5) and "God is love" (chap. 1 Juan 4:8 Spanish: La Nueva Biblia de los Hispanos El que no ama no conoce a Dios, porque Dios es amor. What does 1 John 4:8 mean? Terms such as. The apostle does not mean to say that it has been manifested in no other way, but that this was so prominent an instance of his love, that all the other manifestations of it seemed absorbed and lost in this. 2. 5 Just in the past 100 years, over 100 million people have been killed in the wars of the nations. Click the Bible for the all new StudyLight.org!! Thus only will the genuineness of our confession be seen. 1 John 5. Default. But there also the light of God's holiness and righteousness shone in its fullest brightness when Christ the Son of God became the propitiation for our sins. 9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. As a loving Father, God was no doubt pained at the unrighteous treatment that Jesus received while on earth. One example is: "Whosoever is born of God doth not commit sin." Choose a verse from '1 John 4' to begin your 'Verse-by-Verse' study of God's Word using the more than 100 commentaries available on StudyLight.org Read verse in English Standard Version How wonderful it is to know that the Creator of the universe and of all living things is a God of love! 6 In addition to showing how futile human rule is, God’s temporary permission of wickedness serves another long-range purpose. 2 The warm, benevolent affection that God has for his creatures assures us that all his purposes for the human family will be fulfilled in the best possible way and will result in the greatest benefit to all who come under his rulership. For my yoke is kindly, and my load is light.” (Matt. 6:9, 10) What blessings the fulfillment of such prayers will bring to obedient mankind! In what way will God’s love affect the future of those who are rightly disposed and obedient? There is no middle road for John between light and darkness, truth and lie, life and death. 18. “Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am mild-tempered and lowly in heart, and you will find refreshment for yourselves. 11:28-30) What loving assurance that is! 37:37, 38) “The blameless one” comes to know Jehovah and his Son and obediently does God’s will. For example John writes: "Whosoever abides in him sins not: whosoever sins has not seen him, neither known him" (chap. The exhortation contained in this verse is, on the one hand, a deduction from the foregoing (especially from 1 John 3:16-17); but, on the other hand, it forms the basis of the further development. He tells them that Christ the Eternal Son of God, the eternal life Himself, has come and that those who believe on Him receive eternal life and the sonship of God. God lovingly sent his willing Son to earth (See paragraph 13). 6. 8:31) At their resurrection, Jesus’ 144,000 heavenly joint heirs take with them the experience of human life. 1 John 4:8(NASB) Verse Thoughts. JEHOVAH’S inspired written Word, the Bible, tells us that “God is love.” It says not merely that love is one of his many admirable qualities but that “God is love.” (1 John 4:8) It is his dominant quality, his most important one. 4 When rebelling against Jehovah’s rule, the Devil influenced the first human pair to do the same. The author calls himself an eyewitness of Jesus' life (chapter 1:1-3) and expresses himself with the authority of a respected, elder spiritual leader. 4. He challenged the rightfulness and righteousness of God’s universal sovereignty. Theme. The first epistle does not mention any addressees. Besides love, what does Jehovah’s personality at times allow for, and why? The aim of the epistle is expressed in chapter 5:13: "These things have I written unto you that believe on the name of the Son of God; that ye may know that ye have eternal life, and that ye may believe on the name of the Son of God.". 37:9, 10, 20. Dirt isn’t always obvious. The Apostle John deals with his various main subjects (life eternal, brotherly love, practical righteousness) at times more than once in an extremely simple way of expression but with great solemnity. Οὐκ ἔγνω, knoweth not) Is not born of God, and knoweth not God.— ὁ Θεὸς ἀγάπη ἐστὶν, God is love) ἀγάπη, without the article, as in 1 John 4:16. The biblical writers frequently wrote from a perspective that seems a bit odd to us, especially as we adapt and conform to the world around us. on StudyLight.org Home > Commentaries > Coffman Commentaries > 1 John. Home > Study Desk. The following statements we find in First John only: "God is light" (chap. In him — Or, through him, as Beza understands it; was life — He was the living and powerful Word, which was the source of life to every living creature, as well as of being to all that exists. Such a person takes seriously the words of 1 John 2:17: “The world is passing away and so is its desire, but the one who does the will of God remains forever.” As the world’s end draws near, it is urgent that we “hope in Jehovah and follow his way.”​—Ps. Thus this epistle has rightly been called a continuation of the gospel of John (of chapters 1 to 19) especially. How amazing to realise the outpouring of His unique love.. flows through us, to … 1:1; 2:7.13.14.24; 3:11; compare with 2 John 1:5-6). The former things have passed away.” (Rev. Print. Footnotes. “I am convinced,” wrote Paul, “that neither death nor life nor angels nor governments nor things now here nor things to come nor powers nor height nor depth nor any other creation will be able to separate us from God’s love that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”​—Rom. As a student, graduate or team member of MIUD you have at your disposal a large collection of online Bible study tools and resources. Most researchers date the epistle towards the end of the first century that is between 90 and 100 AC (the Gospel of John is dated at around the same time). (Rev. It also shows the features of this life in its practical realisation in the believers: righteousness and brotherly love. 14 Jesus maintained his integrity and upheld Jehovah’s sovereignty under the severest of tests, dying as a faithful servant of his Father. 37:29) Such upright ones “will find exquisite delight in the abundance of peace.” (Ps. John does not describe the practical life of every individual Christian (which life, sad to say, often differs from this) but he lays down divine principles (see paragraph 3.a. 4:8.16). 1 John 3:11 - For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another; on StudyLight.org Modern criticism tends to suggest that the epistle was written either by a "presbyter called John" or by a student of the apostle John. 9 While Jehovah reveals himself as the God of love, he also expresses hatred for what is bad. 136:25. 1.Johannes 4 Lutherbibel 2017 Der Geist der Wahrheit und der Geist des Irrtums 1 Ihr Lieben, glaubt nicht einem jeden Geist, sondern prüft die Geister, ob sie von Gott sind; denn viele falsche Propheten sind hinausgegangen in die Welt. Let your will take place, as in heaven, also on earth.” (Matt. ", Here both parts of the sentence are identical in contents. Jehovah does not just possess love​—he is the personification of it. 1:4; 2:1.7.8.12.13.14.21.26; 5:13). They were fully revealed in Christ, the Son of God: "Grace and truth came by Jesus Christ" (John 1:17). 1 John 3:10 - By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother. Terms such as light and darkness, life and death, truth and lie as well as the only begotten son are typical for both books. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. Sometimes it hides behind a young boy’s ears; ask any mother! The practice of our lives of faith has to agree with our confession. In our own Milky Way galaxy, one of those stars is our sun, without which the multitude of life forms on earth would  not exist. God’s Word promises: “Evil men will be done away with, but those hoping in Jehovah will possess the earth. A printed copy of this work can be ordered from: The Baptist Standard Bearer, 1 Iron Oaks Dr, Paris, AR, 72855. As does the Epistle of James this Epistle does not contain a perceptible logical structure of thoughts. We will always be able to count on it. In contrast to the Apostle Paul, John does not describe the believer's position in Christ and the privileges of the church of God (ecclesia) but life eternal in the children of God and the relations among the family of God. 11 On the other hand, God’s Word also promises: “The righteous will possess the earth, and they will live forever on it.” (Ps. God is Love. Jude. His love is everlasting. Table of Contents. These attacks on Christology and the Christian ethic were stages of Gnosticism in its various shades which spread more and more during the 2nd century. 14:1) The Kingdom was the main theme of Jesus’ teaching, and he taught his disciples to pray: “Our Father in the heavens, let your name be sanctified. For example, note the magnificence of the universe. Chapter 4 . Sometimes it masquerades as wholesome and clean. For example, Psalm 5:4-6 says of Jehovah: “You are not a God who takes pleasure in wickedness . Greetings and other personal messages are missing also. 12. Who can be viewed as “the blameless one”? What is required of those making up this group? The next article will examine such questions. One Hundred Years Under Kingdom Rulership. PRIVACY POLICY, https://assetsnffrgf-a.akamaihd.net/assets/m/2015841/univ/art/2015841_univ_sqr_xl.jpg, THE WATCHTOWER—STUDY EDITION November 2015, https://assetsnffrgf-a.akamaihd.net/assets/a/w/E/20151115/wpub/w_E_20151115_lg.jpg, Share For example, out of love Jehovah “has set a day on which he purposes to judge the inhabited earth in righteousness by a man whom he has appointed,” Jesus Christ. 37:34. In effect, Satan claimed that his rule would be better than that of the Creator. 2:7; 3:13) and "beloved" (chap. 12 Jehovah’s Word tells us: “Take note of the blameless one, and keep the upright one in sight, for the future of that man will be peaceful. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. Contents, style and language of these two books are very similar. Both characteristics of God stand always in total agreement to each other. For humans, he made a beautiful paradise garden and gave them perfect minds and bodies capable of living forever. 18 Bible prophecy shows that God’s heavenly Kingdom was established when Christ’s presence began in 1914. What is God’s dominant quality, and how does knowing this make you feel about him? More resources, better tools and easier navigation Test drive it and tell us about your experience. 1 John 4:8. JEHOVAH’S inspired written Word, the Bible, tells us that “God is love.” It says not merely that love is one of his many admirable qualities but that “God is love.” (1 John 4:8) It is his dominant quality, his most important one. (Prov. . (Acts 17:31) We can be confident that this will come to pass. The difficult statements of First John are always sentences of the second type. The beautiful prologue (1 John 1:1-4) is like the one in John's gospel, having the profoundest dimensions and embryonically stating the theme as: "God manifested in Jesus Christ, that man may have fellowship with the Father through the Son. Probably every Christian has a problem with these words when thinking of his practical life. Related Content previous next. True love proves itself by deed. View Downloads. 10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. God is love - See on 1 John 4:8; (note). Why did Jehovah permit rebellion against his righteous rule? 8 On earth, Jehovah created everything for the benefit of his creatures designed for earthly life. Copyright © 2021 Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania. The miserable record of mankind shows that neither humans nor Satan can provide what we need in the way of good rulership. . The First Epistle of John shows the revelation of this life in those who believe in the Son of God. What a beautiful truth it is.. to know that God is love, and that the love that we are called to manifest in our lives, has its source in the divine love of God. 7:10, 16, 17) “Come to me, all you who are toiling and loaded down, and I will refresh you,” said Jesus. τεκνία] Impressive address before the exhortation. 37:11) This will come to pass because our loving God always does what is in the best interests of his faithful servants. The New John Gill's Exposition of the Entire Bible Modernised and adapted for the computer by Larry Pierce of Online Bible. 2:3.5.18.20.21.29; 3:2.5.14.15; 5:2.13.15.18.19.20). Jehovah has already placed this government in the hands of his Son, who loves mankind and is superbly qualified to rule. The logic of such a sentence is that it does not bear any similarity to a Christian's practical state. 1 John 1, William Barclay's Daily Study Bible, One of over 110 Bible commentaries freely available, this commentary, as set of 17 volumes on the New Testament, the result of Barclay's dedicated work (Read Revelation 4:11.) 1 John 3:18. He that dwelleth in love - he who is full of love to God and man is full of God, for God is love; and where such love is, there is God, for he is the fountain and maintainer of it. 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