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Jun 21, 2020

Trustworthy Testimony

Trustworthy Testimony

Passage: 1 John 5:5-12

Speaker: Enoch Haven

Series: 1 John

Category: Sunday Worship

1.The True Testimony about Jesus (5-8) 2.The Response and the Consequences

1 John 5:5

5Who is it that overcomes the world except the one who believes that Jesus is the Son of God?

1 John 5:6

6This is he who came by water and blood—Jesus Christ; not by the water only but by the water and the blood.

1 John 5:6

And the Spirit is the one who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

1 John 5:7

7For there are three that testify:

1 John 5:8

8the Spirit and the water and the blood; and these three agree.

1 John 5:9

9If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater, for this is

1 John 5:9

the testimony of God that he has borne concerning his Son.

1 John 5:10

10Whoever believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself. Whoever does not believe God has made him a liar,

1 John 5:10

because he has not believed in the testimony that God has borne concerning his Son.

1 John 5:11

11And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:12

12Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

1.The True Testimony about Jesus (5-8)

Matthew 3:16

16And when Jesus was baptized, immediately he went up from the water, and behold, the heavens were opened

Matthew 3:16

to him, and he saw the Spirit of God descending like a dove and coming to rest on him;

Matthew 3:17

17and behold, a voice from heaven said, “This is my beloved Son, with whom I am well pleased.”

2.The Response and the Consequences

1 John 5:9

9If we receive the testimony of men, the testimony of God is greater, for this is

1 John 5:9

the testimony of God that he has borne concerning his Son.

1 John 5:10

10Whoever believes in the Son of God has the testimony in himself. Whoever does not believe God has made him a liar,

1 John 5:10

because he has not believed in the testimony that God has borne concerning his Son.

1 John 5:11

11And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 5:12

12Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.