Characteristics of Fellowship, Part 2

I John 3

In the past few weeks we have been looking at Johnís first epistle and seeing what God has to say to us concerning Ďtrue fellowshipí. A couple of weeks ago we looked at the characteristics of fellowship in relation to our prospect or future. Tonight we want to consider the characteristics of fellowship in relation to our position. Note: 1 John 3

I. We need to recognize the rebelliousness of sin v 4-9

II. We need to recognize the manifestation of righteousness. v 10-18

True fellowship, in relation to our position, is characterized by our recognizing the rebelliousness of sin and the manifestation of righteousness. Righteousness is manifested by our obedience, love, and compassion.