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1 John 1:1-10

Throughout 1 John, John proclaims Jesus and salvation. In the first four verses of chapter 1 he tells us several different ways that he heard Jesus, he saw Jesus, and that he knew Jesus personally. Basically John is establishing for us that he isn't proclaiming Christ based on hearsay or some article he read. He was an eyewitness to Jesus' life and His message.

Well, once John has established this foundation, he doesn't waste any time telling us about Jesus and salvation. In verse 7 he states: "the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin." And then verse 9 says: "If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness."

There are plenty of people who'll tell you they are going to heaven because they're good, they're hard workers and they don't sin. How might you use 1 John 1:5-10 to tell them about their need for salvation? Tami W.

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Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

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