Bell Ringer: 1 John
These Bell Ringers will have 3 fact questions and 2 application questions from each chapter.
As always, you can tweak/change/alter the questions to fit your students needs.
1 John Chapter 1:
1- Why is John writing the letter? (v.4)
2- What does Jesus faithfully do if we confess our sins? (v.8)
3- According to v. 10, what happens if we say we have no sin?
4- How does this passage encourage you when you sin?
5- If you know someone caught in unrighteousness, what verses from this passage would you use to encourage them?
1 John Chapter 2:
1- In verses 12-14, who are the three groups of people Peter mentions specially? What does he say to each group?
2- How can we be sure that we know God? (vs.3-4)
3- What is the sign that someone is the antichrist? (v.22)
4- List ways we can daily abide in Christ.
5- What does it mean to walk as Jesus did? (v.6)
1 John Chapter 3:
1-What are we going to be like when Christ appears? (v.2)
2- According to verse 18, how shall we love others?
3- What is the command God has given us? (v. 23)
4- Reflecting on v.15, are you harboring anger towards anyone?
5- What are ways that we can lay down our lives for our brothers? (v.16)
1 John Chapter 4:
1- How can we tell the difference between a spirit that is from God and a spirit that is from the antichrist? (v.2-3)
2- What does perfect love do? (v.18)
3- State the commandment God gives in verse 21?
4- How does Christ's love for us encourage you to love others?
5- What does it mean that we are "like Jesus"?
Bonus: 6- How many times does the word love/loves/loved occur in this chapter? (27 times)
1 John Chapter 5:
1- How doe we know we have been born again? (v.1)
2- Why did John write the letter? (v.13)
3- What does the Son of God give us and why? (v.20)
4- What are some modern day "idols" that people worship? (v.21) Are there any that you need to remove from your life?
5- Is there someone you know who is sinning? How can you pray for them? (v.16)