Dr. S. Lewis Johnson begins his exposition of the Apostle John's letters to believers by discussing the centrality of Christ's eternal lordship over the Christian's faith.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds further from the opening passage of 1 John by explaining how the Christian obtains fellowship with God and His light.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the famous passage of 1 John dealing with the Christian's confession of sin. The true role of confession in the believer's life is discussed.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson exposits Jesus' role as advocate for the sinner.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the passage from John's letter which declares the living, continuing role of advocacy that is provided by Christ Jesus.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on John the Apostle's instructions for beleivers to walk in the light.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds John's exhortations to his fellow Christians. John's emphasis on what he had written is compared to God's use of Scripture generally to convey divine truth and guidance for living.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds what is meant by "the lust of the flesh," "the lust of the eyes," and the "boastful pride of life."
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson discusses what he calls the Apostle John's doctrinal test, essentially the Christian's allegiance to the sonship and messiahship of Jesus of Nazareth.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson explains the Apostle John's emphasis on the second person of the Trinity in knowing God's truth and light. Criticism of modern faith systems which minimize Christ's diety is included in the exposition.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on John's writings about the Holy Spirit's confirmation of God's truth in the Christian's life.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the Apostle John's exhortation his fellow believers as "little children."
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds John's admonition that sinful behavior not be allowed amongst Christ's followers. Dr. Johnson explains what the Apostle means by his declaration that sin cannot exist in the child of God.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives a pointed exposition of John's writings concerning Christian love.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson continues his discussion of the Apostle John's teachings about the kind of love that characterizes Christians.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the passage from John's letters that defines Jesus' central commandment to believers.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson gives exposition on John's admonition that Christians carefully discern the truth from those who teach among them.
Transcript [Message] The two little comments that I particularly liked. One, “Your tapes are a big help to us in prison.” One of the interesting things is that many of the people in prisons do not have, of course, the
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds John the Apostle's description of the true believer in Jesus Christ as Savior.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson explains the spirit of courage that John says believers can have when they face Christ Jesus as their judge.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds John's description of the evidence of God's love in the Christian.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson comments on John the Apostle's writings about the confirming ministry of the Holy Spirit.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the conclusion of John the Beloved's first letter. Dr. Johnson discusses the assurance of salvation that comes from Christ who gives it and transforms the believer.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds the Apostle John's second letter. Dr. Johnson explains how the epistle reflects the ever-present theological attacts against the truth.
Dr. S. Lewis Johnson expounds John's third epistle to Christians.
TRANSCRIPT [Message] We are continuing our exposition of John’s first epistle, and our Scripture reading for today is 1 John chapter 3, verse 1 through verse 3. It is of some significance to note the two verses just preceding the
TRANSCRIPT [Message] The Scripture reading today is 1 John chapter 2, verse 3 through verse 6. As you can tell, we’re going rather slowly through this epistle that the apostle wrote near the end of his life. But I think