Distinctions between those born again in Christ verses those outside of Christ must be emphatically made. John calls upon believers to consider the difference by applying bare facts; love being ever indispensable.
John goes straight at the idea of sin being insignificant since false and lawless teachers were invading Christianity and spreading these ideas. John made it clear that sin is serious but can be overcome in Christ.
Having advised believers to remain attached to the Son and the Father, John calls us to look at the Father’s love for us. He points to the blessing belonging in God’s family and the Christlikeness being formed in us.
The prophecies of the Book of Revelation in our Bible are becoming more clear and numerous right in front of our eyes. Unlike ever before the rumbling prophecies of Revelation can be used to reach the lost for Christ with facts.
Since we are friends with God the Father and Son, we are to remain attached to the Them. This relationship offers discernment from the Holy Spirit’s anointing touch, helping us to remain attached when attacked