Chapter 1

  • Keep Pedaling
    Topics: Forgiveness & Bitterness   Scripture: 1 John 1:9-2:2

    Laura explains why she thinks receiving forgiveness and granting forgiveness is like riding a mountain bike. Read More

  • A Serious Problem
    Mary Kassian   Topics: Sin & Repentance   Scripture: 1 John 1:9

    Scripture teaches us that sin is failing to reach God’s perfect standard. Read More

  • Ditching the Baggage
    Mary Kassian   Topics: Salvation & My New Identity   Scripture: 1 John 1:9

    When we confess our sins, we recognize and declare the force of what Christ has already accomplished on our behalf. Read More

  • Free of Sin
    Kristie Anyabwile   Topics: Sin & Repentance   Scripture: 1 John 1:9

    When we confess our sins, He promises forgiveness and cleansing. The paralysis and pain of our sin is no longer allowed to plague us. Read More

  • Open and Exposed
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Brokenness & Pride   Scripture: 1 John 1:7

    Brokenness in the life of a believer has both a vertical and a horizontal dimension—it goes two ways. Read More

  • Walking in the Light: Fellowship Through Forgiveness
    Elyse Fitzpatrick Topics: Forgiveness & Bitterness, Women's Ministry   Scripture: 1 John 1:1-10

    You can't have a healthy relationship with a person you're hiding from. Elyse Fitzpatrick explains why we all have such a propensity to hide our weaknesses. Read More

Chapter 2

  • Keep Pedaling
    Topics: Forgiveness & Bitterness   Scripture: 1 John 1:9-2:2

    Laura explains why she thinks receiving forgiveness and granting forgiveness is like riding a mountain bike. Read More

  • What in the World Do You Want?
    Crawford Loritts Scripture: 1 John 2:15-17

    What does it mean to avoid worldliness? Dr. Crawford Loritts says that avoiding worldliness isn't primarily about setting up rules or unplugging from society. Read More

  • What in the World Do You Want?
    Crawford Loritts Topics: Time Management & Health   Scripture: 1 John 2:15-17

    What does it mean to avoid worldliness in the 21st century? Dr. Crawford Loritts offers a balanced perspective. Do you love God or the things He provides? Read More

Chapter 3

  • The Wonder of Christ
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: 1 John 3:2

    By spending time gazing upon His beauty, we are—slowly but surely— transformed into His likeness. Read More

  • A Bigger Story
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: 1 John 3:20

    God sees the beginning and the end and everything in between; we only see this present moment. Read More

  • In His Image
    Portia Collins   Topics: Hope & Encouragement   Scripture: 1 John 3:2

    To know that one day our worship of God will no longer be hindered is an amazingly glorious truth. Read More

  • Embracing God as a Father, Day 1
    Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: 1 John 3:1

    Jesus said those who know the Son would also know the Father. How much time and effort do you spend getting to know Christ? Read More

Chapter 4

  • The Love Test
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: 1 John 4:19

    You’ve probably taken a lot of tests throughout your life—math tests, history tests, even driving tests. But have you ever taken a love test? Read More

  • Pursue Love
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: God & Truth   Scripture: 1 John 4:16

    To find the true meaning of love, we must go to the Word of God—for God is love. Read More

  • The Source of Love
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: 1 John 4:7

    Love is a God quality. It’s something we don’t have naturally, and we can’t manufacture it. Read More

  • The Need to Repent
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Sin & Repentance   Scripture: 1 John 4:8

    Until we repent of the fact that we have not loved, we’ll never have God’s grace to love others like He wants us to. Read More

  • Filled with His Love
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: 1 John 4:7

    The love of Christ is the fruit of the Spirit; and when we’re filled with the Spirit of God, we will love. It won’t be our love; it will be God’s love. Read More

Chapter 5

  • We Shall Overcome
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Hope & Encouragement   Scripture: 1 John 5:5

    Despite disappointments and heartaches, setbacks and opposition, all believers are ultimately overcomers. Read More

  • Praying Scripture
    Mary Kassian   Topics: Prayer   Scripture: 1 John 5:14

    Do you ever get “stuck in a rut” in your prayer life? Praying Scripture will help. Read More

Chapter 14

  • An Overflow
    Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth   Topics: Christian Growth   Scripture: 1 John 14:11

    As we interact with others, we’ll never be able to truly love them with the love of Christ in our own power. However, we have a source of love within us... Read More