Key Verses: 1 John 1:1-2:2
1 John 1:1-4
Jesus as fully God is the perfect sacrifice.
Jesus as fully man is the perfect substitute.
1 John 1:5-7
God is pure, like light dispels darkness.
He will not let sin ruin heaven like Adam and Eve's sin ruined Eden.
1 John 1:8-10
If we think we are sinless we are kidding ourselves.
Even the "smallest" sin is offensive compared to God's standards.
No amount of good undoes any bad we have done.
1 John 2:1-2
While sin is unacceptable to God, so is the fact that we will remain his enemies.
So God sent our only hope, Jesus, the perfect, sinless, substitute.
His death satisfies the requirements of justice and also removes our sin.
This is available for anyone who chooses to accept the free offer.