Here in 1 John 1.3-4 is the purpose of the letter. Warmth of relationship or fellowship is one reason. The other is joy. I like a letter that has been written to improve my friendship and to bring joy. Can’t beat that. Click on the picture to get the full diagram and some observations. The oddest one comes last…it sounds a bit selfish but there must be good reason for it. It is kind of a puzzle. For a chance to go deeper go here..