The doctrinal test which includes one's view of sin and one's view of Christ (1:5-10) The moral test such as obedience to the Word and the love for others (2:1-14) The discerning test which is determining and recognizing who the enemy of the believer is. He has identified the enemy as the world's system and those false believers he calls antichrists.
I. Be Confident At His Coming (vv. 28-29) A. Because of my position (v. 28) B. Because of His coming (v. 28) C. Because of my practice (v. 29)
II. Be Certain You Are His Child (v. 1) A. You have a new Father B. You have a new family C. You have a new foe
III. Be Conformed To His Character (vv. 2-3) A. Our position in Christ is certain B. Our transformation will be complete C. Our lives are challenged
Ken was born in Greenville, South Carolina. While Pastor Ken‚Äôs dad was stationed in Greenville with the Air Force, a Bob Jones University student led him to Christ. When he finished his enlistment, he enrolled at BJU and studied for the ministry. After a few years as a youth...