1 John: A 15-Day Devotional

This article is part of the ESV.org Reading Plans series.

For Everyday Christian Living

The book of 1 John is written as a caring pastor to his flock, encouraging them to carry on through difficult times. In the ESV Expository Commentary: Hebrews–Revelation (Volume 12) Ray Van Neste says, “One cannot love God without loving his people and his commands. As a result of this emphasis, [this letter is] rich with guidance for everyday Christian living.”

ESV Expository Commentary

Six experienced Bible teachers walk through some of the richest but more challenging books of the New Testament, helping Bible readers understand what they say about Christians’ hope for the future.

A Reading Plan

Over the next 15 days, read through John’s letter to the church in 1 John alongside explanatory passages adapted from the ESV Expository Commentary: Hebrews–Revelation (Volume 12).

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