Christ as the only begotten is one of the great themes of the Gospel, and it is one of the most remarkable titles of our Lord. In the first of its five occurrences in John’s writings, it is a term of incarnation (1:14), and in the second, a term of intimacy (1:18). Here we see three more principles.
Scriptures for Study: Read 1 John 5:10–13. What observations can you make in this passage?