“That You May Know” 1 John 1:5-2:2

“That You May Know” 1 John 1:5-2:2


Interact Questions

  1. What contrasts does John draw between darkness and light?
  2. What deceptions does John warn against?
  3. What are some ways we deceive ourselves about sin?
  4. Read verses 8-9. How does confession of sin bring an end to deception?
  5. Read John 2:1-2. How is having Jesus Christ plead your case before God radically different from you pleading your own case?
  6. In this passage, John give us a difficult reality to face, along with some very good news. How are they both a comfort, and how do they work together?

Children’s Questions

  1. If God is light (verse 5), the what does the darkness stand for?
  2. Verses 6 and 7 are a little confusing. What does it mean to “walk” in light or darkness?
  3. According to verses 8 and 10, if you don’t think you are a sinner, then what are you?
  4. Look closely at verse 9. What can you do to receive forgiveness for your sin?
  5. Read John 2:1. Is it possible not to sin? Why or why not?