Eternal Life is Evidenced by Love… themes 1 John pt 7

Pastor Bill Randles Blog

We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.( I John 3:14)

We have been discussing the theme of First John , which is the threefold test of eternal life, based on three simple theological propositions.

Firstly, because God is Light and in Him there is no darkness at all, those who share in the gift of the life of God, hate evil and sin. Eternal Life is opposed to all that is false and evil, unceasingly exposing and repudiating it . Those who have eternal life confess their sins to God, they neither deny them or seek to hide them, rather they live in the light of God.

Secondly, because God is Love, those who have a share in the life of God , love the people of God. Eternal life causes us to…

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