The books in this series are purposefully practical, working systematically through suggested preaching or Bible study series. Preaching outlines and Bible study questions are included for each passage. This book is aimed at equipping preachers, small group study leaders, student workers, youth workers and other Bible teachers.
“First, the declaration that God is light and totally devoid of darkness means that God is true and the one who has made ‘the truth’ known.” (Page 52)
“a circular letter intended for believers in specific congregations with whom the author had a close relationship” (Page 28)
“The use of the word in 2:28 in apposition to ‘unashamed’ (used only in” (Page 102)
“First, the world with its desires, its values and its point of view is diametrically opposed to God. Second, the world with its desires, values and point of view is totally opposed by God and is therefore passing away. Third, given the nature and the future of the world, those who have come to love God and desire to do His will must of necessity resist the pull of the world and stand firm for God.” (Page 82)
“For John’s first readers and for the subsequent generations, fellowship with God through Jesus Christ takes place only by hearing and believing the apostolic gospel. That is why the Life appeared and why the Life must be proclaimed.” (Pages 43–44)