Outline of 1 John
1. Introduction (1 John 1:1-4)
The author and others give witness to the word of life that was made flesh in Jesus is the Messiah whose life, death, and resurrection are God’s saving act for humanity More Christ.
2. God Is Light (1 John 1:5–3:10)
Because God is light, we are to walk in the light, rejecting the love of this world and the deeds of sin and darkness.
3. God Is Love (1 John 3:11–5:12)
Because God is love, we are to live together as children of God in faith and love, not with hatred or worldly lusts.
4. Conclusion (1 John 5:13-21)
Concluding verses tell believers to walk boldly in the light and not to sin.