1 John 1:7
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another…
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I. AS POINTING OUT ITS VALUE. It declares the way of pardon to be by the blood of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. It is the blood of Him whose name is Jesus; a name which causeth those who know it to be joyful in Him that bears it. It is the blood of one appointed and commissioned to save His people from the guilt, the power, the practice, and the love of sin.
II. AS DECLARING ITS CONTINUAL EFFICACY. The blood of Jesus Christ His Son cleanseth from all sin; it has a cleansing quality. Oh! what great reason have we all to lament the polluted state of man. When the apostle says, "The blood of Christ cleanseth," it evidently implies that His blood is the only means of obtaining pardon. And this efficacy is perpetual.
III. AS ASSERTING ITS UNIVERSAL INFLUENCE. It cleanseth, not all persons, but from all sin. Since it was the blood of so great a person as the Son,of God, it is as powerful to cleanse us from the greatest sin as from the least. It is a universal remedy.
Parallel VersesKJV: But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship one with another, and the blood of Jesus Christ his Son cleanseth us from all sin.