Genuine fellowship with God is seen in our obedience 5:1-4

  1. God is not a cosmic killjoy
  2. God’s commands are not burdensome

Genuine fellowship with God will be seen in our embrace of God’s Testimony 5:5-12

Genuine fellowship with God will be seen in our confidence 5:13-15

  1. In our Salvation
  2. In our prayers

Genuine fellowship with God will be seen who we run to and what we run from  5:16-21

  1. To Christ – the true God
  2. Away from idols

a.God Substitutes

b. God Distortions