Walk in the Truth
Walk in the Truth
1 John 2:18-29
My Sermon Notes from March 21, 2021 Full Text: 约翰一书 1 John 2:18-29
18 孩子們，現在是末世的時候了。你們聽過敵基督者要來，現在已經有不少敵基督起來了；因此我們就知道這是末世的時候了。 19 他們從我們中間離去，這就表明他們是不屬於我們的。其實他們並不屬於我們，如果真的屬於我們，就一定會留在我們中間。 20 你們從那聖者得著膏抹，這是你們都知道的。 21 我寫信給你們，不是因為你們不明白真理，而是因為你們明白，又因為謊言絕不會出於真理的。 22 那麼，誰是說謊的呢？不就是那否認耶穌是基督的嗎？否認父和子的，他就是敵基督的。 23 凡否認子的，就沒有父；承認子的，連父也有了。 24 至於你們，總要把起初所聽見的存記在你們心裡；你們若把起初所聽見的存記在心裡，你們也就住在子和父裡面了。 25 他應許給我們的，就是永遠的生命。
26 我把這些事寫給你們，是指著那些欺騙你們的人說的。 27 你們既然在你們裡面有從主領受的膏抹，就不需要別人教導你們了，因為在一切事上有主的膏抹教導你們；這膏抹是真的，不是假的，你們應該按著他所教導的住在他裡面。
28 孩子們，你們要住在主裡面。這樣，他若顯現，我們就可以坦然無懼；他來的時候，我們也不至慚愧地躲避他了。 29 你們既然曉得 神是公義的，就應當知道所有行公義的都是從他生的。
18 Children, it is the last hour, and as you have heard that antichrist is coming, so now many antichrists have come. Therefore we know that it is the last hour. 19 They went out from us, but they were not of us; for if they had been of us, they would have continued with us. But they went out, that it might become plain that they all are not of us. 20 But you have been anointed by the Holy One, and you all have knowledge.[a] 21 I write to you, not because you do not know the truth, but because you know it, and because no lie is of the truth. 22 Who is the liar but he who denies that Jesus is the Christ? This is the antichrist, he who denies the Father and the Son. 23 No one who denies the Son has the Father. Whoever confesses the Son has the Father also. 24 Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you. If what you heard from the beginning abides in you, then you too will abide in the Son and in the Father. 25 And this is the promise that he made to us[b]—eternal life.
26 I write these things to you about those who are trying to deceive you. 27 But the anointing that you received from him abides in you, and you have no need that anyone should teach you. But as his anointing teaches you about everything, and is true, and is no lie—just as it has taught you, abide in him.
28 And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming. 29 If you know that he is righteous, you may be sure that everyone who practices righteousness has been born of him.
1. What steps will you take to live the truth, abide in the Spirit and His word?
2. Why is knowing who Jesus Christ the most important in discerning error?