Test All Things

“For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these three are one.” (1 John 5:7) ——————– The believer takes comfort in...

“God is love.” (I John 4:8) ——————– He defines love. He is the source of all true love. Any ‘love’ that is inconsistent with His love is no love at all....

“This then is the message which we have heard of him, and declare unto you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all.” (1 John 1:5) ——————–...

“We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren.” (I John 3:14) ——————– The Lord’s people in their early days have a measure of heavenly...

“My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any man sin, we have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous.” (I John...

Our sins can never come into God’s presence, inasmuch as Christ, who bore them all and put them away is there instead. But if we sin, conscience will feel it, must...

“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.” (1 John 1:9) What? Will He forgive us all...

“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...

“But one of the soldiers pierced His side, and forthwith came there out blood and water.” (John 19:34) John here evidently refers to what his own eyes saw as Jesus hung...

“Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew Him not.”...

“Little children, keep yourselves from idols. Amen.” (1 John 5:21) Idolatry is a sin very deeply rooted in the human heart. We need not go very far to find of this...

Preached at Providence Chapel, Oakham, on June 8th, 1845, by J. C. Philpot “But ye have an unction from the Holy One, and ye know all things.” (1 John 2:20) The...

“Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us, and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.” (1 John 4:10) THIS was the first...

A study of 1 John 2:2 THERE is one passage more than any other which is I appealed to by those who believe in universal redemption, and which at first sight...

The Authenticity of 1 John 5:7 1 John 5:7 gives full proof of the plurality of Persons in the Godhead. “For there are three that bear record in heaven, the Father,...

“Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For all that is...

“Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.” (1 John 4:1) Has it never struck...

Many people sing the old hymn “Faith Is the Victory.” We as true believers may wonder how this could be so because we know our faith is all too often weak...

“We love him, because he first loved us.” (I John 4:19) Why Do You Love God? The way you answer this seemingly simple question gives great insight into your hope of...

Preached at North Street Chapel, Stamford, on January 31, 1864, by J. C. Philpot “Behold, what manner of love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called the...

1 John 3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it...

1 John 3:2 Beloved, now are we the sons of God, and it doth not yet appear what we shall be: but we know that, when he shall appear, we shall...

Preached at Zoar Chapel, London, on August 9, 1846, by J. C. Philpot “If we say that we have no sin, we deceive ourselves, and the truth is not in us....

But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you; but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things,...

“For there are Three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Ghost: and these Three are One.” (1 John 5:7) There is but one only true...