Category: 1 John 3 study

We’re Members of His Family!

I thought of my granddaughters as we studied 1 John 3 last month. My daughter had posted this picture of her little one-and-a-half-year-old on Facebook early in the month. (I love the rainbow umbrella!) A walk to the park — the big park — had been promised earlier in the day. After going through all that it takes to get three little people into coats and boots and out the door, they […]

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1 John 3 Review Activity for the Kids!

The goal of this activity is to help the children remember their position as children of God and how that should affect their attitudes and actions. After opening a series of envelopes or boxes which review different verses in 1 John 3, they will be working with you to reach out and actively love a brother or sister (or family) in Christ. Don’t let the length of this post scare […]

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Don’t Miss Our Giveaway!

  You may have missed our end-of-Bible-study giveaway yesterday! It was at the bottom of a l-o-n-g post, and it also had some technical problems. Be sure to enter for a chance to win Doorposts’ Busy Mamas Bible Study Kit (with studies on Colossians 3, Psalm 37, and 1 Corinthians 13, colored pencils, pen, and notebook) or one of six copies of our new print edition of 30 Days in 1 Corinthians […]

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Thirty…Thirty One…Thirty Two Days in 1 John 3: What Next? Plus a Giveaway!

We’ve come to the end of our study of 1 John 3. Many of you will still be working on the lessons for a few more days in order to finish up. Then what do we do? What’s next? We don’t want to just study this chapter and walk away unchanged. What can we do to keep these new truths alive and active in our hearts? What can we do to keep using the […]

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Thirty (One) Days in 1 John 3 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 31: Meditate and Apply

We’re going to take advantage of this one last day in March to finish up our study! (We will actually tack on one more day tomorrow, to think about what we can study on our own until our next study together in July. We will also have a special giveaway to wrap up our time together!) We aren’t done studying 1 John 3 until we meditate and pray about how […]

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Thirty Days in 1 John 3 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 30: Catch-Up

This is our last official catch-up day for this month’s study! If you have fallen behind, don’t feel bad. That is at least partially my fault; I keep making the lessons too l-o-n-g! Just keep working your way through the assignments! Links to all the lessons will be included in a separate post so you can come back to them easily as you need them. If you have been staying up to […]

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Thirty Days in 1 John 3 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 29: Review and Summarize

It’s time to review what we’ve learned (even though we could spend several more days exploring this chapter of 1 John). Assignment:  Pray before you start today’s lesson. Then read the entire third chapter of 1 John again. As you read, think about what you have been learning for the past four weeks. Read prayerfully. Take time to look back at your notes as you read, and consider the questions that are listed below. […]

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Thirty Days in 1 John 3 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 28: Questions

We’ve come to the last few verses of 1 John 3. We have a lot to cover in this last lesson before we begin reviewing and summarizing what we’ve been learning! We’re going to approach these last verses with a lot of questions. Assignment: Pray for a clear mind and a teachable heart as you begin your study today. Then read 1 John 3:16-24. We’ve spent quite a bit of […]

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Thirty Days in 1 John 3 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 27: Laying Down Our Lives

We’ve studied words. We’ve looked at related verses. We’ve prayed about the verses. Let’s take a few more minutes to look at what some of the commentators say about 1 John 3:16-18. Then we’ll move on to finish up the chapter and review what we’ve been learning. Assignment: Pray for an understanding of God’s Word that leads to humble obedience. Then read 1 John 3:11-18 one more time! (It should be […]

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Thirty Days in 1 John 3 for Busy, Busy Mamas, Day 26: Verses 16-18, Part 2

Yesterday we studied some of the key words in 1 John 3:16-18. Today we will continue to study and meditate on these verses. These are important verses. Our love is what marks as as Christians in the world! Assignment: Pray for the understanding that the Holy Spirit is eager to give you as you study. Then read 1 John 3:11-24. Let’s ask ourselves a few questions about this passage, just to […]

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