We live in a world full of lies, and if we’re not careful we can be susceptible to believing them. Unfortunately, we all know that believing lies has consequences. It can steal our joy, rob our peace, crush our confidence, and even challenge our assurance of salvation. Times like these demand studies like this.
The letter of 1 John is written to an audience surrounded by people deconstructing their faith, believing lies of false teaching, living in the licentiousness of relativism, and recklessly redefining truth in order to fit a desired lifestyle. The result? A discouraged church questioning salvation, faith, and trust in sound doctrine.