A letter (epistle)
What type of literature is 1 John?
Who wrote 1 John?
When was 1 John probably written?
Where was John when he wrote 1 John?
The temple of Artemis/Diana
What wonder of the ancient world was in Ephesus?
What passage tells us that John was a fisherman, the son of Zebedee and brother of James?
What passage states that John was an apostle?
Revelation 1:1-2, 9-11
What passage states that John was on Patmos, was God's bondservant, brother of the seven churches, and fellow partaker in the tribulation, kingdom, and persecution which are in Jesus?
What false teaching were the churches of John's day being attacked by?
1 Timothy 3:16
What passage refutes the statement that God is a spirit who cannot do anything in the physical world?
What passage refutes the statement that God has no desire to fellowship with men?
What passage refutes the statement that men can save themselves through their own knowledge?
What passage refutes dualism, and states that God alone is good?
Which passage refutes the statement that man's knowledge, not actions, are most important for godliness?
Hearing, seeing, looking at, and touching
In what four ways did John experience the Word of Life according to 1 John 1:1?
God the Father, Jesus Christ, and other believers
With whom does the Word of Life provide fellowship according to 1 John 1:3?
Light vs. Darkness
What comparison does John make in 1 John 1:5?
Truth vs. Lies
What comparison does John make in 1 John 1:6?
What verse states the the Word was in the beginning?
What verse states the Jesus had glory with the Father before the world was?
What verse states that the Word dwelt among us and John saw His glory?
What verse states that Jesus had a body after the resurrection?
What verse states that John saw Jesus crucified and raised?
What verse states that we will never perish, and no one will snatch us out of His hand?
1 Corinthians 1:9-10
What passsage says that through God we can have fellowship with Christ and others?
What passage encourages believers to be "of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose?
Which passage states that the Light shines in the darkness and the darkness didn't comprehend it?
Which passage states that men loved darkness rather than light, because if you come into the light your deeds will be exposed?
Which passage tells us that we were formerly darkness?
Which passage states that Christ is the Light, and if we believe in Him we become sons of Light?
1 Peter 2:9
What verse tells us that God called us out of darkness into light, so we must proclaim Him?
What verse says that God is not a man, He never lies, and He always keeps HIs word?
What passage assures that God cannot lie?
What is the Greek word for "fellowship"?
Partnership, communion, fellow-traveler
What is the meaning of koinonia?
In which passage do we see the newly-formed church fellowshipping?
2 Corinthians 13:11-14
In what passage does Paul tell the believers to rejoice, be made complete, be comforted, be like-minded, live in peace, and greet one another with a holy kiss?
What verse tells us that the Word dwelt among us?
Hamartano and Hamartia
What are the two Greek words for "sin"?
To miss the mark, to err
What is the meaning of hamartano?
What is the meaning of hamartia?
What verse says that all have sinned?
What verse warns that the wages of sin is death?
1 Peter 2:24-25
What passage tells us that Christ bore our sins n His body on the cross?
What passage tells us that we must confess with our mouth Jesus as Lord and believe in our heart that God raised Him from the dead to be saved?
What passage tells us that the person who rejects the message of salvation has an expectation of judgment and fire?
What passage says that no one is good?
What verse says that sin is removed when we repent?
What passage says that when we hide sin we will not prosper, but when we confess and forsake it we'll find compassion?
What verse tells us not to let the sun go down on our anger?
Walk in the Light
What would make a good title for 1 John 1?
1 John 1:3
Which verse would make a good key verse for 1 John 1?
The Word of Life
What did John call Jesus in 1 John 1:1
In 1 John chapter one, what is one characteristic that John says God is?
Darkness and a liar
In 1 John chapter one, what are two characteristics that John says God is not?
Don't love the world.
What exhortation does John give in 1 John 2:15?
Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you.
What exhortation does John give in 1 John 2:24?
Abide in Him.
What exhortation does John give in 1 John 2:28?
The lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, the boastful pride of life; it's passing away.
According to 1 John 2:16-17, what are the attributes of the world?
Eido and Ginosko
What are the two Greek words for "know"?
How many times are Eido and Ginosko used in 1 John?
To see, be aquainted with.
What is the meaning of Eido?
To know deeply, process
What is the meaning of Ginosko?
In what passage did Pharaoh say that he did not know the Lord, and wouldn't let Israel go?
What is the Greek word for "abide"?
Dwell, remain in heart, mind, and spirit
What is the meaning of meno?
What passage lists the characteristics of those who abide in the Lord?
What verse states that we don't have to abide in darkness, because Jesus came as Light into the world?
What verse says that Jesus gave us another Helper that abides with us?
In what verse does Jesus say that He is the vine, and we are the branches, and if we abide in Him we bear much fruit?
You know God
What would make a good title for 1 John 2?
1 John 2:13
What is a good key verse for 1 John 2?
The fathers, young men, and children
What three groups did John write to in 1 John 2?
They know Him.
Why did John write to the fathers?
They are strong, the word of God abides in them, and they have overcome the evil one.
Why did John write to the young men?
Their sins are forgiven, and they know the Father.
Why did John write to the children?
In 1 John 2:1, what does John call Jesus?
True or False: John is not adamant that "God is Light"
According to 1 John 3:1, what characteristic of God is shown when He calls us sons of God?
Sent His only begotten Son
According to John 3:16, what did God's love do?
What verse states that as many as receive Him/believe in His name can call themselves children of God?
What passage tells us that we are being led by the Spirit of God, and are adopted as sons?
What verse calls the children of God Light in the Lord?
God's seed abides in us, and we're born of Him
According to 1 John 3, why don't the sons of God practice sin (hamartano)?
According to 1 John 3:4, what is another word that defines practicing sin?
To destroy the works of the devil
According to 1 John 3:8, what was a reason Jesus came to earth?
The one who sins
Who does not have the seed of God? (1 John 3:9)
In 1 John 3:12, who is given as an example of the evil one?
In 1 John 3:15, what is the person called who hates his brother?
What passage gives the history of Cain and Abel?
Did Cain know what offering the Lord expected from him?
Did Abel do anything to Cain?
He was hidden from God's face.
In Genesis 4:1-16, how did Cain's sin affect his fellowship with God?
What passage says that Abel was innocent?
What passage states that Jesus' blood speaks better than Abel's?
He slew his brother.
In 1 John 3:12, why was Cain called a son of the evil one?
He was righteous.
What was said in 1 John 3:12 about Abel?
What New Testament passage talks about Abel, saying that he offered the better sacrifice to God?
What was Abel called in Hebrews 11:4?
Fill in the blank: Abel's example of faith still _____ even though he is dead. (Hebrews 11:4)
Righteous and Righteousness
What are the two key words chosen for the Chapter Three Word Study?
What is the Greek word for "righteous"?
What is the meaning of Dikaios?
What passage contrasts man's rule (love your neighbor, hate your enemy) with God's rule (love your enemies)?
In what passage describing the judgment does Christ commend the righteous for their deeds?
What verse, speaking of Zacharias and Elizabeth, describes "righteous" as walking blamelessly in all the commandments and requirements of the Lord?
Which verse says that the righteousness of God is revealed from faith to faith, and the righteous man should live by faith?
1 Peter 3:8-12
What passage describes the righteous as harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, humble, returning a blessing for evil or insult, and several other descriptions?
In what passage does Jesus rebuke the Pharisees for their hypocrisy, likening them to whitewashed tombs?
What is the Greek word for "righteousness"?
Conformity to God's law
What is the meaning of Diakosune?
What passage gives the history of Noah?
What verse gives a description of a wise man?
What verse gives part of the history of John the Baptist?
What passage gives the history of Simeon?
What passage gives the history of Joseph of Arimathea?
What passage gives the history of Cornelius?
In what passage does Jesus call His disciples His mother and brothers?
In what passage does Jesus talk about being a servant, and explain that He came to serve?
In what passage are we told that Jesus had compassion on the crowd, because they were "Like sheep without a shepherd"?
What passage tells us that we are dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus, and should present ourselves to God as those alive from the dead?
What passage tells us to forgive each other as God in Christ has forgiven us?
What passage tells us to do all things without grumbling or disputing?
What passage calls us those who have been chosen of God, and tells us to put on a heart of compassion, kindness, etc., and to forgive each other as the Lord forgave us?
1 Peter 2:19-24
What passage tells us that Jesus suffered unjustly, but did not revile or threaten?
God Loves Us
What would be a good title for 1 John 3?
God is love
What is a description of God that is highlighted in 1 John 3?
Righteous, love, true
What are three attributes of the children of God?
Practice sin, don't love brother, don't know God
What are three attributes of the children of the devil?
2 Peter 2:1
What verse states that the "many false prophets" will introduce destructive heresies, bringing swift destruction on themselves?
2 John 7
What verse explains that many deceivers don't acknowledge Jesus as coming in the flesh?
What passage assures that in all "these things" we conquer through Him, for nothing can separate us from the love of God?
What passage explains that the Holy Spirit is in us?
What verse states that the world loves its own, but Jesus called us out of the world?
In which passage does Jesus say that sheep won't follow a stranger?
What verse states that God's love is in Christ?
Don't believe every spirit/test the spirits.
What exhortation does John give in 1 John 4:1?
Love one another.
What exhortation does John give in 1 John 4:7?
Love one another.
What exhortation does John give in 1 John 4:11?
The one who loves God should love his brother also.
What exhortation does John give in 1 John 4:21?
What verse states that God demonstrates His love by Christ's death while we were sinners?
1 Timothy 6:16
What verse states that God dwells in unapproachable light, and no man has seen or can see Him?
In what verse does Jesus say that He came to save, not judge?
What verse tells us not to take vengeance or have grudges, but to love your neighbor as yourself?
In what verse does Jesus give a new commandment--love one another?
1 John 4:9, 10, and 14
What verses in 1 John give the salvation message?f
Storgay, Eros, Phileo, and Agape
What are the four words for love in the ancient Greek language?
What is the meaning of Storgay?
What is the meaning of Eros?
What is the meaning of Phileo?
Unconditional, self-sacrificing love
What is the meaning of Agape?
In what passage does Jesus give the command to "LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND."?
What passage states: "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish, but have eternal life."
What passage tells the ancient Israelites to teach their children to "love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might"?
1 Thessalonians 4:9-10
What passage urges us to "excel still more" in love?
1 Corinthians 13
What chapter in the Bible defines love?
God is Love
What would make a good title for 1 John 4?
1 John 4:10
What is a good key verse for 1 John 4?
Which of these is not mentioned as a characteristic of love in 1 Corinthians 13: Truth, patient, humble, kind, bears all things believes, or endures?
Which of these is not mentioned as being a characteristic that love is not in 1 Corinthians 13: Jealous, brag, arrogant, unbecoming, angry, seek its own, provoked, take account wrong, rejoice in unrighteousness, or fails?
The nine qualities that 1 Corinthians 13 says love is not characterize the ________ of the world.
Antichrist, false prophets, haters of brothers, liars
What four descriptions did John give in 1 John 4:1, 3, and 20 for those who don't belong to God?
Martureo and marturia
What are the greek words for "witness" and "a witness?"
In what verse does God tell the ancient Israelites that "on the evidence of two or three witnesses a matter shall be confirmed?"
In what passage does Jesus say these two things: 1) If your brother sins and won't listen to you alone, take one or two more with you. 2) If two agree in anything they ask, it shall be done for them by the Father.
In what passage does Jesus state that John the Baptist, works, and the Father testify about Him?
In which passage does Jesus say that He testifies about Himself, and the Father testifies about Him.
What passage states that the Spirit and the Apostles testify about Jesus?
What passage describes John the Baptist, and tells of his baptizing?
What passage tells how John was baptizing Jerusalem and all Judea and all the district along the Jordan as they confessed their sins?
In what verse does Jesus tell the apostles to baptize the "disciples of all nations" in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit?
What passage tells of the 3,000 baptisms on Pentecost?
What passage tells of the baptisms of the men and women of Samaria, along with the baptism of Simon the magician, after Philip's testimony?
What passage tells of the baptism of the Ethiopian eunuch by Philip?
What passage records the baptism of Saul (Paul)?
What verses record the gift of the Holy Spirit to, and the baptism of Cornelius' household?
What passage tells about Jesus' baptism?
In what passage does Jesus ask the sons of Zebedee if they can drink His cup and be baptized with His baptism?
In which passage does Jesus ask His Father if His cup might pass from Him?
What passage states that we have all sinned and are justified as a gift by God's grace through the redemption in Christ, whom God displayed publicly as a propitiation?
What verse calls Jesus a "... high priest to make propitiation for the sins of the people?"
What passage states that Jesus' blood cleanses our conscience from dead works?
1 Peter 1:18-20
What passage assures that we were not redeemed with perishable things, but with the blood of Christ?
1 John 4:10
What passage says that God loved us and sent Christ as our propitiation, even though we didn't love Him?
What verse says that some delight in falsehood--they bless with their mouth, but inwardly curse?
In what verse does David say that he wouldn't even let a liar dwell in his house?
What verse states that a trustworthy witness won't lie, but a false witness will?
What verse says that it's better to be poor than a liar?
In what passage does Jesus call the devil the father of lies?
Pisteuo and Pistis
What are the Greek words for "believe?"
What is the meaning of pisteuo?
What is the meaning of Pistis?
In what passage did Jesus say, "Repent and believe in the gospel?"
Which verse states that he who believes in the Son has eternal life?
What verse says, "Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen?"
What is the Greek word for "understanding?"
Mature, deep thought
What is the meaning of Dianoia?
1 John 5:20
What is the reference to the one time the word "understanding" is found in 1 John?
Which passage says that through Christ we were reconciled to God, even though we were alienated and hostile?
In what verse does Paul pray that we would understand the greatness of our inheritance?
In what verse do we learn that we should cry to the Lord for understanding?
What passage instructs us to trust in the Lord, not what we understand?
What verse instructs us to buy wisdom and understanding?
I Have Eternal Life
What would make a good title for 1 John 5?
1 John 5:13
What would make a good key verse for 1 John 5?
Spirit, water, and blood
What are the three witnesses mentioned in 1 John 5?
What are we if we are children of God, according to 1 John?
Testimony of men, testimony of God
What two kinds of testimony are named in 1 John 5:9?
What can we be sure of when we believe in the name of the Son of God?
What two words describe Who we can know, Who we dwell in, and Who Christ is, according to 1 John 5:20?