Notes for 4/17/2024 Bible Study

B. Our Conduct, vs. 6-7
1. What it is not to be.
If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. (1:6).

2. What it is to be v. 7
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all sin.
John 14:9
Jesus answered: “Don’t you know me, Philip, even after I have been among you such a long time? Anyone who has seen me has seen the Father. How can you say, ‘Show us the Father’?
II. The Reality of Sin v. 8
If we say we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us.
III. The Remedy for Sin. 1:9–2:2
A. On earth 1:9-10
Verse 9:
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Proverbs 28:13
Whoever conceals their sins does not prosper,
  but the one who confesses and renounces them finds mercy.
Hebrews 10:17 (quoting Jeremiah)
Then he adds: “Their sins and lawless acts
 I will remember no more.”
Verse 10:
If we claim we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word is not in us.

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