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The Battle for Truth

The Battle for Truth Text: 1 John 2:18-27

Identifying the opposition

  • Antichrists: Adversaries of Christ

  • Depart the fellowship (v.19)

  • Beware of those who forsake the church

  • Deny the faith (v.22-23)

  • Saying Jesus is NOT the Christ

  • Saying Jesus is NOT divine

  • Saying Jesus is NOT equal to the Father

  • Deceive the faithful (v.26)

  • Willfully attempting to mislead others into error

Identifying the Christians

  • What Christians have:

  • An Anointing from God (v. 20, 27a)

  • Indwelt with the Spirit of God. (2 Cor 1:21-22)

  • A Knowledge of Truth (v.21, 27b)

  • Taught by the Spirit of God (John 14:25-26)

  • Granted Spiritual Understanding (1 Cor 2:9-16)

  • What Christians do:

  • Abide in Him (v.24-25, 27c)

  • A life saturated by the Spirit of God

  • Receiving eternal life as your reward

Be Battle Ready

  • It’s coming…

  • Children it is the last hour. (v.18)

  • You are already equipped

  • The Spirit (v.20, 27)

  • The Truth (v.21)

  • The Father & The Son (v.23-24)

  • The Command: Abide (v.24, 27)

  • To continue in a fixed condition

  • To be resolute without yielding

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