Who Am I…Really: Stumbling in Darkness vs. Walking in Light

Stumbling in Darkness vs. Walking in Light

By Pastor Josh Klein, originally preached on April 19, 2015.

 

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Main sermon text: 1 John 1

Stumbling in Darkness vs. Walking in Light

“This is the message we have heard from Him and announce to you, that God is Light, and in Him there is no darkness at all.”  1 John 1:5

(1 John 1:5) God is light there is no darkness in Him

  • Darkness is the opposite of light
  • Light is Truth, Knowledge, and  Righteousness

False Claim #1

  • We can have fellowship with God while walking in darkness. (1 John 1:6)

Truth Response

  • Only walking in light can give us fellowship with God. (1 John 1:7)

False Claim #2

  • Immoral living is not sin. (1 John 1:8)

Truth Response

  • Confessing our sins brings forgiveness and cleansing (1 John 1:9)

False Claim #3

  • I do not sin. (1 John 1:10)

Truth Response

  • Those who recognize their sin have an advocate (1 John 2:1)

Light walkers DO more than they Say.