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The Letters of John Commentaries & Lessons
1 John Chapter 2: Lessons 1-4

Lesson 1: 1 John 2:1-6
Lesson 2: 1 John 2:7-14
Lesson 3: 1 John 2:15-19
Lesson 4: 1 John 2:20-29

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Lesson 1: 1 John 2:1-6

King James Version

1 John 2:1-6 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:1-6 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse KJV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:1-6

New American Standard Bible

1 John 2:1-6 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:1-6 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NASB Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:1-6

New International Version

1 John 2:1-6 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:1-6 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NIV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:1-6

New Revised Standard Version

1 John 2:1-6 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:1-6 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:1-6

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for 1 John 2:1-6

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INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

My little children,
I am writing these things to you so that you may not sin.
But if anyone does sin,
we have an advocate with the Father,
Jesus Christ the righteous
(1 John 2:1)

What If a True Christian Sins?

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Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on 1 John 2:1-6

Study Hints for Thinking Further on 1 John 2:1-6 (Large Print)

Application for 1 John 2:1-6

Application — Five Takeaways for 1 John 2:1-6

Application — Five Takeaways for 1 John 2:1-6 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for 1 John 2:1-6

True and False Test for 1 John 2:1-6

Word Search Puzzle for 1 John 2:1-6

Praying Through 1 John 2:1-6

Praying Through 1 John 2:1-6

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Lesson 2: 1 John 2:7-14

King James Version

1 John 2:7-14 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:7-14 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse KJV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:7-14

New American Standard Bible

1 John 2:7-14 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:7-14 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NASB Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:7-14

New International Version

1 John 2:7-14 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:7-14 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NIV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:7-14

New Revised Standard Version

1 John 2:7-14 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:7-14 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:7-14

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for 1 John 2:7-14

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INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

I write to you, children, because you know the Father.
I write to you, fathers,
because you know him who is from the beginning.
I write to you, young people,
because you are strong and the word of God abides in you,
and you have overcome the evil one
(1 John 2:14).

Overcoming the Evil One

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Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on 1 John 2:7-14

Study Hints for Thinking Further on 1 John 2:7-14 (Large Print)

Application for 1 John 2:7-14

Application — Five Takeaways for 1 John 2:7-14

Application — Five Takeaways for 1 John 2:7-14 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for 1 John 2:7-14

True and False Test for 1 John 2:7-14

Word Search Puzzle for 1 John 2:7-14

Praying Through 1 John 2:7-14

Praying Through 1 John 2:7-14

Praying Through 1 John 2:7-14 (Large Print)

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Lesson 3: 1 John 2:15-19

King James Version

1 John 2:15-19 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:15-19 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse KJV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:15-19

New American Standard Bible

1 John 2:15-19 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:15-19 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NASB Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:15-19

New International Version

1 John 2:15-19 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:15-19 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NIV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:15-19

New Revised Standard Version

1 John 2:15-19 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:15-19 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:15-19

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for 1 John 2:15-19

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INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Do not love the world or the things in the world.
The love of the Father is not in those who love the world;
for all that is in the world
—the desire of the flesh, the desire of the eyes, the pride in riches—
comes not from the Father but from the world
(1 John 2:15-16)

The Love of the World

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The Love of the World - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on 1 John 2:15-19

Study Hints for Thinking Further on 1 John 2:15-19 (Large Print)

Application for 1 John 2:15-19

Application — Five Takeaways for 1 John 2:15-19

Application — Five Takeaways for 1 John 2:15-19 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for 1 John 2:15-19

True and False Test for 1 John 2:15-19

Word Search Puzzle for 1 John 2:15-19

Praying Through 1 John 2:15-19

Praying Through 1 John 2:15-19

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Lesson 4: 1 John 2:20-29

King James Version

1 John 2:20-29 KJV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:20-29 KJV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse KJV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:20-29

New American Standard Bible

1 John 2:20-29 NASB Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:20-29 NASB Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NASB Student Study Handout for1 John 2:20-29

New International Version

1 John 2:20-29 NIV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:20-29 NIV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NIV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:20-29

New Revised Standard Version

1 John 2:20-29 NRSV Easy-Print Commentary

1 John 2:20-29 NRSV Easy-Print Large Print Commentary

Verse-by-Verse NRSV Student Study Handout for 1 John 2:20-29

Class Preparation Guide

Class Preparation Guide for 1 John 2:20-29

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INTERNATIONAL BIBLE LESSON

Let what you heard from the beginning abide in you.
If what you heard from the beginning abides in you,
then you will abide in the Son and in the Father

(1 John 2:24).

How to Live Within God

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How to Live Within God - Bulletin Size

Teacher Study Hints for Thinking Further

Study Hints for Thinking Further on 1 John 2:20-29

Study Hints for Thinking Further on 1 John 2:20-29 (Large Print)

Application for 1 John 2:20-29

Application — Five Takeaways for 1 John 2:20-29

Application — Five Takeaways for 1 John 2:20-29 (Large Print)

Easy-Print Bible Activities for Student Lesson Review

Crossword Puzzle for 1 John 2:20-29

True and False Test for 1 John 2:20-29

Word Search Puzzle for 1 John 2:20-29

Praying Through 1 John 2:20-29

Praying Through 1 John 2:20-29

Praying Through 1 John 2:20-29 (Large Print)

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