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1 John 1:9 Meaning of Forgiveness, Fellowship, and Truth

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Bible in ContextIt always is amazing to see how many verses of the bible are taken out of context. There is a history of using one or two verses of scripture to build a whole doctrinal belief system. So called Christian religions all over the world have done it through the ages.

Never base a belief system on what people tell you, but base it on truth. No one person has all the answers, but there is one that will show you the truth, and Jesus is the truth that shall set you free.

The bible is rich in information, but just like any book, if you pick it up and start reading in the middle, without understanding the complete context, you are very likely to get the wrong impression. Every book of the bible has it's own unique context for the period of time that it was written in. While every book of the bible has scripture that is profitable for teaching, for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, and instruction in righteousness; it is important to take everything in context before building a wrong belief system.

Today, as with any period of time, man has a tendency to be lazy, and wants to be spoon fed for most of their lives. Critical thinking skills are seldom taught in schools today. Part of the problem lies in the cold hard teaching of historical elements of history to our middle school, high school, and college age young people; without developing the understanding of what was going through the minds of the characters involved at the time. History is boring when nothing but dates and times have to be remembered, and even an understanding of certain issues are rather mundane without a complete understanding of the people involved at the time.

Current understanding of 1 John 1:9 for most people, is much like a statement of history without a proper understanding of the context in which it was written. Read more about understanding confession of sins in the context of 1 John 1:9.

What was going on, when John wrote 1 John 1:9?


First off, many of the letters of the New Testament are written in the context of responding to concerns, doctrinal error, and false teachings by certain groups of people. Think of many of the letters as being a type of response to a question or series of questions. Just like in the game show "Jeopardy," where a statement of fact is given, the person must answer in the form of a question. Well, we have the answers in the bible, but what are the questions?

1 John was written, in response to a pastor from a confused church in Asia asking John, "How do we deal with this doctrinal heresy of 'Gnosticism?'"
Gnosticism comes from the Greek word "gnosis", which means knowledge. The Gnostics were a group of people who believed they possessed superior spiritual knowledge. They believed that all flesh is evil and that only spirit is good. Because they believed that, they didn't believe that Jesus really came in the flesh - they believed He was an illusion. They also believed that because sin had to do with our flesh, there really wasn't sin - sin was also just an Illusion. (That's similar to people today who believe sickness is an illusion.) The church in Ephesus was filled with people who not only didn't believe Christ came in the flesh, they didn't believe sin was real. What About 1 John 1:9?

1 John

"That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked at and our hands have touched - this we proclaim concerning the Word of Life" (1 John 1:1). The Gnostics taught that Jesus didn't come in the flesh, so John assures his readers that Jesus was real and not an illusion.

"We proclaim to you what we have seen and heard, so that you also may have fellowship with us. And our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son, Jesus Christ" (verse 3). This verse reassures the people hearing the letter that he and others had seen and heard Jesus in the flesh and testified to this truth. It also shows that there were the group of Gnostics who in fact did not have fellowship, (salvation) with the group of believers. John wanted the Gnostics to believe in order to have saving fellowship with believers.

"This is the message we have heard from Him and declare to you: God is light; in Him there is no darkness at all" (verse 5). There are two groups of people in regards to salvation, either those that are in the light (saved) or in the darkness (lost). If you are in Christ, you're in light, and you're saved. If you are not in Christ, you're in darkness, and you're lost.

"If we claim to have fellowship with Him yet walk in darkness, we lie and do not live by the truth." (verse 6). The Gnostics were great at claiming they were saved, in Christ; but in reality they were lying to themselves and others and were not living by truth.

"If we walk in the light, as He is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, His Son, purifies us from all sin" (verse 7). So, walking in the light is walking in the truth of Jesus and that the blood of Jesus goes on forever, eternally to cleanse us from all sin. A person walking in the light is saved, and those that walk in the light have fellowship with one another. Actually the teaching of going in and out of fellowship is a misrepresentation of the scriptures. A person is either in the fellowship saved, or out of the fellowship lost. There's no in between. If confession of sins (as in asking for forgiveness) was a prerequisite for forgiveness by God, then the statement that he "purifies us from all sin" could not be true.

Note: the true meaning of the Greek word homologeĊ, translated confess, means to agree with God completely. It does not mean to ask for forgiveness as many people teach.

"If we claim to be without sin, we deceive ourselves and the truth is not in us" (verse 8). Sin to the Gnostics was a figment of their imagination. They felt, and believed they had no sin in their lives and so John addresses this directly with a very strong statement of fact. If anyone, including me, you, they, we, he, or she claims they are without sin, that person is deceived and the truth is missing in their lives. Jesus is the truth, and Jesus is missing in a person who claims to be without sin.

What does confess mean in 1 John?

On the other hand, "if we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness." (1 John 1:9) The Gnostics were told in no uncertain terms, if they were to confess (agree with God completely) that they did indeed have sins in their lives, that God would purify them for all unrighteousness.

It is important to note, that the Greek language has many words that have subtle differences in meaning in Greek, but are translated to the English language using simple English words. Forgive and cleanse as used in 1 John are two such words that have much deeper meanings in the Greek language. "In the Greek language, the words "forgive" and "cleanse" mean past actions that have results today and will continue to have results in the future. Also, the word "all" used in these verses means all. It doesn't mean that we are cleansed of just our past sins and our past unrighteousness, it means we were cleansed of all our unrighteousness. And if God cleanses us from all unrighteousness, then we are cleansed forever!" (more information on 1 John 1:9) In other words, how could the individual confessing each and every sin attain forgiveness, (what if you missed one, or forgot a sin) when scripture tells us that without the shedding of blood, there is no forgiveness of sins? Hebrews 9:22

The literal meaning of 1 John 1:9 verse is to have forgiven and to have cleansed. Jesus' past action continues on into the eternal future. People can enter into the complete forgiveness and complete cleansing of all sins by God, through faith in Jesus Christ, not by confessing each and every individual sin, but by agreeing with God in regards to a person having and committing sins in their lives. Suggest reading Christian Living 1 John 1:9 about forgiveness and an understanding of what confession of sin really is about.

"If we claim we have not sinned, we make Him out to be a liar and His word has no place in our lives" (verse 10). Once again, the importance of this verse is to stress the fact that a person claiming to be without sin in their lives, has no place for the word of God. The Gnostics of nearly 2,000 years ago are very similar to the people of today that claim they had no sin in their lives.

The scriptures talk about various groups of people, and directly to many groups of people. Some of the people are lost, and some are saved. The first chapter of 1 John is definitely talking to people that are lost, and not a part of the body of Christ. It was a plea and a rebuke from John to this Gnostic group to repent from this false teaching and believe the truth.

So, What Does The Church Teach Today?

Many Christian churches teach that you must confess your sins in order to be forgiven. They teach that you can go in and out of fellowship with God. They say you must keep short accounts with God. The reason for the short accounts is so you do not forget the sins you committed and thus be out of fellowship with God for an extended period of time. This teaching of being in and out of fellowship is something that man has placed upon the body of believers.

What Does The Word of God, the Bible, Teach?

"God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is faithful." (1 Corinthians 1:9). Once in the fellowship of Jesus Christ, a believer is eternally in the fellowship. There is no bouncing in and out of fellowship. God's fellowship with a believer (a saved person) is not dependent on what a person does but on what Christ did. Bringing God's level of forgiveness and fellowship down to man's level of forgiveness and fellowship is a travesty.

People use the 1 John 1:9 as a Christian bar of soap. People say, "When I do something wrong, it makes me feel good to ask for forgiveness from God. There can't be anything wrong with that, can there?" This is how the keeping short accounts with God is justified by many in the world today as a means of getting back in good graces with God. The confession booth and the confessing of sins on a daily basis is the human works justification for using this single verse of scripture to keep yourself clean.

The Word of God teaches us, "When you were dead in your sins and in the uncircumcision of your sinful nature, God made you alive with Christ. He forgave us all our sins" (Colossians 2:13) God forgave people before they ever asked for it. We are reconciled with God, through Jesus Christ, now be reconciled. That means believe it and rest in it.

Once a person gets a hold of the truth of what God did for them in Jesus, then the forgiveness issue becomes much clearer. God's forgiveness is far far greater than any other type of forgiveness. Man's forgiveness is minuscule when compared to God's forgiveness in Christ Jesus. When a person fully accepts the complete forgiveness from God, only then can he or she start to reflect true forgiveness toward others as only can be found in Jesus.

For a person to go through life thinking that when they do wrong, they can simply go to God to get forgiven is nothing more than an extension of the old covenant or old testament. The Jews had their Mosaic laws, given to them by Moses, in which they would continually offer animal sacrifices for the forgiveness of sins. However, the law never provided a release from sin. We see that, "the power of sin is the law" (1 Corinthians 15:56). The Jews continually had to go back to the alter, the Catholics to this day continually go to the confession booth — do penance — pray the rosary — go to Mass — obtain indulgences — and the performing of good works with the thoughts in their minds that this is all a means of paying for their sins before God, while the Protestants continually go and use one verse of scripture, 1 John 1:9 out of context, as a means of getting their sins forgiven and feeling better about themselves. But, none of this works self righteousness is effective for change in the person. This process just covers over the truth of what is going on in a person's heart. God is looking for a heart change, one of repentance and belief.

And so, the bible points out that there is a new and final solution to the problem of sin. "The former regulation is set aside because it was weak and useless (for the law made nothing perfect), and a better hope is introduced, by which we draw near to God." Hebrews 7:18-19

Confession of sins as a forgiveness vending machine keeps a person focused on self, rather than focused on others or even focused on God. When Jesus hung on the cross and said, "It is finished!", those words meant that everything was done. There was no more sacrifice for sins required. God is done with dealing with the sin issue from his perspective. He asks people today to simply believe it. "All this is from God, who reconciled us to Himself through Christ and gave us the ministry of reconciliation: that God was reconciling the world to Himself in Christ, not counting men's sins against them... God made Him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in Him we might become the righteousness of God." (2 Corinthians 5:18,19,21).

So, what is a person supposed to do today when they sin? Are we supposed to ignore it? Well, scripture gives us instructions in this area. Paul addressed this particular scenario for people thinking that the freedom in Christ would allow them to go out and sin more. Paul responded to this license to sin teaching, "By no means! We died to sin; how can we live in it any longer?" (Romans 6:2). He continues to tell us that "we should no longer be slaves to sin - because anyone who has died has been freed from sin. . . In the same way, count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus. . . For sin shall not be your master, because you are not under law, but under grace" (Romans 6:6,7,11,14).

Think about it. If you have been living under the teaching of asking for forgiveness, has it really brought about a life change, or stopped you from sinning? Once a person grabs a hold of the truth of the unconditional love, the total forgiveness, and never being out of the fellowship with God, that person will be one with a thankful heart toward God.

A wrong understanding of God's unconditional love and forgiveness will result in a love and forgiveness toward others that is based on man's forgiveness instead of God's. If a person thinks they have to ask for forgiveness from God in order to be forgiven, then that person will exemplify the same sort of forgiveness toward others. They will think that there is no way I am going to forgive the person that did wrong to me, until they ask for it. Believers are told today, "be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you." (Ephesians 4:32) Understanding God's forgiveness is paramount toward treating others with the kind of love and compassion as completely displayed by God. Once a person accepts the truth, that they are forgiven completely, then that person will "love because He first loved us" (1 John 4:19).

The issue of forgiveness is one of the most important elements of the faith in Jesus Christ. For a person to continually feel they must confess their sins in order to be forgiven by God is actually telling God they don't believe he did it all for them. I'm not going to pull any punches here. In essence, it's like spitting in the face of God and mocking him. They think that their confessing their sins is the reason God forgives them today.

Put the forgiveness issue to bed. Please, believe and receive the total forgiveness that is in Christ Jesus. If you are a true believer, your life as a believer in Jesus and the lives of those around you depends upon it.

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20 comments:

  1. Just wanted to say I really appreciated that teaching and that it has clarified a number of things I had been thinking about. Much blessing!

    Andrew,
    Northern Ireland

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  2. This explanation is absolutely correct and sets people free. I agree fully with your findings and it is all true. It is by faith, that it may be by grace, so that the promise may be sure. When we renew our mind our behaviour follows. We are the righteousness of God, throught Christ. He gives us his robe of righteousness for all of our sins, yesterdays, todays and tomorrows. Now, because of His sacrafice, nothing will ever separate us from the love of God. Nothing in the present or the future. We are forgiven according to the richenss of his Grace. I commend your efforts and encourage you to continue to preach the gospel! May His name be praised because of you! forgivenall@optusnet.com.au

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  3. You are right on! Thanks for the explanation.

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  4. I had a basic understanding of this teaching but did not have the clarity to articulate it. Just last night I was discussing these very Scriptures with a friend! Your blog presents this teaching clearly and concisely. Thank you!

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  5. I have heard this teaching before from the likes of Bob George, Steve McVey and Andrew Farley and .....it's such a freeing interpetation.

    When I heard it, I believed it in a a much deeper place than my human intelect.....I believed it in my heart soul and spirit....DEEPLY!!!!

    Problem is, is that my wife doesn't share my veiws and gets very angry when i mention it....she won't even entertain it even if I talk calmly and lovingly....the anger and frustration gets delivered my way....as a result we are churchless and without Christian fellowship.

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    1. Kevin
      My husband has taught this teaching since the early 80's and we have been rejected over and over by the Church. I believed it after much investigation and prayer, but I missed the fellowship of brothers and sisters in Christ. Now I go to church and he does not. I have found a church that is into grace but does not go this far. I am astounded at the teaching here as it is the same revelation we had many years ago. God bless you

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    2. This message is the gospel. It liberates believers, as promised by Christ Himself. Unfortunately, there are many that do not believe because of the error preached twice a week during altar calls year after year, and I John 1:9 is received to be for the believer. I'm a staff minister on Sabbatical right now because I just recently made it known to my Pastor, privately and over tears, that i don't agree with our teaching (in this area) and the only reasonable conclusion that my Pastor and his wife, me and my wife came to, was that I take this break from my volunteer ministry position to allow time for God to make things plain for both He and I. However, God has made it very plain to me and my wife, (who is the youth minister after walking down this path of righteousness for 2 years now. Unless my Pastor hears from God, I feel that I cannot return to my former position and assist in the deception, telling them believers both, you're forgiven and righteous in one breath; and that God will forgive and cleanse in the next. God bless you all and pray for enlightened eyes for our brothers and sisters so we can all dance in freedom together. And that day is coming!

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    3. Tradition is hard to escape, especially when our nature is to work for reward. The shift in thinking is as simple as seeing that the word "confess" means to agree with the truth that we have sin...not to list those sins. I AM more sinful than can be understood and I agree with God that my best works (righteousness) are filthy rags. No amount of admitting we are screw-ups will buy our justification. Only through Jesus does that come. This explanation of 1 John 1:9 is going to be spread and you husband would do well to read Wild at Heart by Eldredge as it ties great to the Gospel of grace :)

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  6. I feel for you Kevin.

    A number of thoughts come to mind.

    I can understand what you are going through as far as being able to find a local church in order to have Christian fellowship. My family and I, because I could not remain quiet about the sin issue being taken care of once for all, I was asked in no uncertain terms (via a church trial) to leave a local church. You can read about this in my Christian Journey.

    That period of time in my life was really difficult for both my wife and me. My wife asked me repeatedly why I could not just be quiet and just sit there and listen to the sermons. But, I could not be quiet. The Holy Spirit was alive, living in me, and I had to listen to him. I had no idea how things would turn out. That was in God's hands. So, when my wife asked me the questions, I shared my answers with her. It was not like I was talking out in the service or anything like that. However, we did have friends and would always share my thoughts with folks during the week. As you can imagine, this did not go over well at all with the elders, deacons, and pastor since some of these folks were actually close friends with us.

    During this period of time, the scripture challenges were coming from all areas. I was on a crash course in God's Word. It drove me to a deeper and deeper study of the scriptures.

    I think part of the issue with my wife was one of her own fear of the unknown, and another of her being able to feel in her heart that her husband knew what he was talking about. Many hours were spent sharing scriptures back and forth, and us both coming to a better understanding of all of the scriptures, including how the cross was the dividing line of the old and new testaments.

    I think logic is also a major factor in understanding the meaning of 1 John 1:9. Questions of logic come into play like: What happens if you forgot to confess a sin? Is confession really asking for forgiveness from God? If Christ is not counting my sins against me, then what the heck is this 1 John 1:9 all about? If we were cleansed of all unrighteousness, then how could we be unrighteousness again?

    Another factor of all of this is having a better understanding of what a church really is. Sharing with like minded believers.

    God is amazing. I think about the story of Joseph being sold into slavery by his brothers and ending up in jail in Egypt. His brothers meant it for evil, but God meant it for good. Imagine the number of years that transpired before the good was ever realized for some of the characters in the story.

    Kevin, I don't know what God has in mind for you, or how this will turn out for good, but I can tell you this, trust in God to guide you through the valleys of life.

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  7. Thank-you for clearing up the confusion. I heard Joseph Prince teach the same on this recently.

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  8. This is absolutely awesome and answers many of the questions that I have had in mind. I am a member of Gracehope.com and believe me, there was a major disagreement on 1 John 1:9. It is so sad that many believers are not really free.

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  9. Awesome...rejoice for we are the few who know the truth....N we will spread it boldly <3

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  10. Interesting. I wanted to know if you answered your question "So, what is a person supposed to do today when they sin? Are we supposed to ignore it?" in your post? I might have missed it.

    And isn't there a place where [2Cor.7:10-11] "godly sorrow" - after we sin - demands a response....not a "work" per say, but a response?

    I understand that my sins are forgiven [what Jesus did on the cross was final and forever, amen] but when I sin [post salvation] do I not grieve God, knowing that sin can hinder our relationship [not destroy it or void it] with God; that sin is an byproduct that is produced by evil desires [not for holiness, or Jesus] and then carried out in the flesh [James1:14-15]?

    I have a hard time believing that God would not want me to be honest about my failures and sin. That even though He knows me [Ps.139] better than I know myself, that He'd still want me to come to Him in my time of sin failure....that He'd want to restore our fellowship....that He'd want me to acknowledge my short comings....that He'd want me to feel safe coming to Him, so that I may be restored.

    I struggle believing that when I wrong my wife [whom I'm told to love like Christ loved the church] and ask her forgiveness so that our relationship can be healed and restored is any different that how I desire my sin to be acknowledged before God and reconciliation to happen. NOT that I believe I can "loose my salvation" for dropping the "F-BOMB", but that I would be open and honest with God, so that nothing stands between us. Am I not suppose to love God more than my wife? Shouldn't I treat God with more love and gratitude and sincerity?

    Thanks for this opportunity to ask you this.

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  11. Thank you Jesus for having forgiven me of my sin.

    First off, people think that the filthy five or the dirty dozen are the only sins that they can sin. Most folks don't even know when they are sinning. If you look at what sin really is, "anything not of faith, is sin" (Romans 14:23) then you have a clue that sin is much more than what you do or don't do. If you worry (about anything) then you are not trusting in Jesus, and that is a sin. If you think any evil thought, or get angry with your mate, or get angry with the boss, or get angry with the guy that just cut you off while you were driving, this is sin. In fact, this sin is considered murder by Jesus, because that is what we are doing in our hearts. (Matthew 5:22) If you get in and out of fellowship based on what you are sinning, you would be bouncing in and out of fellowship all day long. In fact, if you believe that you are going in and out of fellowship, you are committing sin right there, because you are not trusting in Jesus, the one that brought you into the fellowship if you are saved. "God, who has called you into fellowship with his Son Jesus Christ our Lord, is faithful." (1 Corinthians 1:9)

    Nowhere in the New Covenant is a believer ever out of the fellowship with God. A person is either in the fellowship saved, or out of the fellowship lost. The same is true for light and darkness.

    As far the phrase "Godly sorrow," it is used only one time in Scripture. It had to do with a specific situation that happened in Corinth that Paul had to address in (1 Corinthians 5) where people were flaunting incest and they were proud of it and boasting about it. The Corinthians were really hurting each other in the body of Christ and it was in fact directly hurting the body of Christ (the church), by what they were doing. "Godly sorrow" was what happened as a result of the interaction between Paul rebuking the Corinthians and their coming to a "godly sorrow," which resulted in a change of mind (repentance) in what was going on within the church in (2 Corinthians 7).

    Now, to compare God's forgiveness to ours is a travesty. His ways are not man's ways. God's forgiveness was given before anyone ever asked for it. His forgiveness is complete and eternal. Nothing you could do could earn God's forgiveness, nothing you do can take away God's forgiveness. Nothing you do can take you out of fellowship with God when you are in Christ, saved.

    Then there are folks that want to say, there are two types of forgiveness; positional forgiveness and experiential forgiveness. Yes, they will say, "God has forgiven me positionally, now he is forgiving me experientially when I ask for it." Imagine approaching God (which we do everyday in prayer), and saying to him, "thank you for dying on the cross and forgiving me for all my sins positionally, now I am asking you to forgive me experientially." I have heard pastors teach this like it is the back of their hand.

    God is saying, "It is finished." Now believe it. God has reconciled you, now be reconciled. You can choose to believe it, or you can choose not to believe it. The choice is yours.

    So, you asked, "Shouldn't I treat God with more love and gratitude and sincerity?"

    Yes.

    Thank you God for having forgiven me of that sin on the cross 2000 years ago. Thank you for loving me so much that Jesus died on the cross, forgiving me of my sins, and being raised again from the dead, to give me eternal life, through the Holy Spirit coming to live in me, never to leave me, never to forsake me, always in the fellowship with you, forever and ever. Amen.

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    1. After two yrs. teaching of Joseph Prince,new are in a very difficult situation at our church. Our Pastors are totally against his teaching, especially 1 John 1:9. We have been praying for wisdom and leading from Holy Spirit. We know it is not God's
      Will that we sit under wrong teaching but also, we need to find a church that teaches Grace and Righteousness. A handful of others also watch JP but don't seem to be too disturbed. We have not as yet spoke out to our Pastors because we are certain they will tell us to leave. Also, we have been praying for them to receive revelation and insight. Any advise would be appreciated.

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    2. One of the aspects of our lives in Christ, is that He has given us the freedom to make decisions. With freedom, comes responsibility, of obeying God not man.

      Sometimes we as believers hear the Grace message in its entirety, yet we do not apply faith that results in following to the conclusion in a person's mind. What I am saying, many times believers will simply sit there in the pews, and take or look the other way at the false teachings that are being taught by their taskmasters. They will keep themselves under the bondage of slavery and the yoke of the law, and in many instances will go on paying their taskmasters to promote the law because of a sense of being part of the local church, even in spite of the local church not teaching truth. We have become lazy people, and not responding in faith, for fear of not being a part of the local church.

      Let's put some things in perspective. First off, the church is the body of believers. We don't go to church today. Church is not a building either. If you are in Christ, you are part of His church no matter what. Maybe the Holy Spirit is leading you to start your own bible study, and meet together in a local church of two or three people.

      Thinking back to the 1st century about the early believers of Jesus Christ, who came out from their Jewish religion, they were thrown out of the synagogues for teaching that there were no more sacrifices for sin. They were shunned and excommunicated from family and friends for teaching truth. In essence, their whole old lives were torn away from them for teaching truth. In many instances they lost their jobs and everything that was once considered near and dear to them. It became very hard to live. And, we can even see that in the book of James, where it says, "faith without works is dead." There were some believers that said they had faith, yet they did not help their brothers in Christ when these brothers became destitute for teaching truth, because they were in fear from the same thing happening to them within the Jewish community. Focus on Jesus, and His love will cast away all fear. "There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love." 1 John 4:18

      Pray to Jesus for the strength to speak boldly. And remember, results are in His hands.

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  12. Hi. Exellent! Thanks for clarifying this verse: 1 John 1:9 to the people (believers and unbelievers). Fyi...this also what Joseph Prince teaches in his books and broadcast. Get on onboard the grace revolution and believe! Praise You Yeshua...hallelujah!
    Allen, U.S.A.

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