I. Genuine fellowship with God is shown in your actions 2:3-14

(Those who talk vs. those who perform)

  1. Do you keep his commandments? (4,5a)
  2. Do you walk as Jesus did? Are you abiding in Him? (5b-6)
  3. Do you love your brother? (7-11)

 

II. Genuine fellowship with God is shown in your affections

(Those who love the world and those who love the Father)

  1. The cravings of sinful man
  2. The lust of his eyes
  3. The boasting of what he has and does
  4. The world and its desires pass away

 

III. Genuine fellowship with God is shown in your allegiances

(Those who are Anti-Christs and those who are Christians.)