1 John Study Instructions

  1. Read through 1 John multiple times without stopping (5 to 10 times).
  2. Next, read through 1 John noting the structure (make an outline of the different parts of the letter).
  3. What is repeated? What is contrasted?
  4. Answer the following questions from the text (don't consult a commentary or Bible informational notes).
  5. Who is the author?
  6. Who is the audience/recipient of the letter?
  7. What is the context of the letter? Why is it written? What's going on?