Sermon 3: Walking In The Light 1 John 1:5-7

5 This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there

is no darkness at all. 1 John 1:5
The source of John’s message is Jesus, Himself.

I. God is light.
A. God is __________________and __________________________.
God is the _______________________________________________ of light.
Please Read Genesis 1:3. Where ever God is, there is light.

Please Read Revelation 21:23. John does not say God is A light, but God IS light.

Please Read John 8:12.

B. What does light do?
C. Light is related to truth because light ____________________ the true nature of things.

Please Read Psalm 43:3.

In the dark, sometimes _______________and________________look alike.
In the light, they are seen to be as different as night and day.

II. The Reality of Darkness
A. What is darkness? Satan and his minions are the rulers of the darkness in this world.

Please Read Ephesians 6:12.

Being in the dark is not something any child of God likes.
B. There is _____________________________________________ in God at all.
God is light and He is ____________and ____________________.
God has NOTHING in common with the dark!

6 If we say that we have fellowship with Him and yet walk in the darkness, we lie and do not practice the

truth; 1 John 1:6
C. Christians are not called to walk in the darkness.

Please Read Colossians 1:13.

As _______________ children of God we were______________ into His family.

Please Read 1 Peter 2:9 and Ephesians 5:8.

III. The Blessings of Walking in The Light
7 but if we walk in the Light as He Himself is in the Light, we have fellowship with one another, and the

blood of Jesus His Son cleanses us from all sin. 1 John 1:7
A. _______________________________________ walking in the light.
B. Walking in The light does not mean we achieve _____________________________.

Please Read Ecclesiastes 7:20.
It means we live __________ lives without attempting _______ our sins.
We _______________ our sins to God because we trust in His_________________.
With the Help of The Holy Spirit we _______________________ sin.
C. Because the blood of Jesus Christ cleanses us from all sin we have ______________ with God.
The ___________________ we have this fellowship is because of the blood of Jesus.
John 14:6
6 Jesus said* to him, "I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.