“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.” I John 5:13
Key Word: ‘And this is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life’ (I John 2:25). This promise of ‘eternal life’ is mentioned forty-five times in the Bible (‘eternal life’ – 26 times, ‘everlasting life’ – 11 times, ‘life eternal’ – 4 times, and ‘life everlasting’ – 4 times).
Outline: The word “know” and its derivatives occur 39 times in the Book of I John.
- A Spiritual Conversion (I John 5:1)
- A Spiritual Change (I John 1:6-7)
- A Spiritual Charity (I John 2:9-11)
- A Spiritual Companion (I John 4:13)
Quote: “I went through life as an animated question mark? Then one day I learned the truth about assurance of salvation and got straightened out into an exclamation point.” Curtis Hutson