The short New Testament letter called First John gives a series of ‘tests’ by which Christians (real or professed) can check whether their faith is genuine, rather than sham or superficial. The first of these so-called ‘tests’ is that of obedience.
This pastoral passage was first written for LRBC on March 29 2015. A while back I wrote about […]
A major goal of First John is to help us have assurance in our faith.