Sermon Series
  • 1. 1. The Touchable Eternal God

    Contributed on May 12, 2015
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    First in a series of Message from 1 John with a focus on 1:1-5.

    “The Touchable Eternal God” Introduction Is it possible to get to know someone without seeing them? Can you develop a relationship without a face to face encounter? People do it all the time through the internet. We develop some sort of affinity or feeling with characters in a movie ...read more

  • 2. 2. Walking In The Light

    Contributed on May 12, 2015
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    Message 2 in 1 John focusing on our need to walk in the light.

    “Walking in the Light” I. GOD IS LIGHT A. THE MESSAGE 1:5 John reminded his readers that this message was not his but came directly from the Christ the source of life who eternally existed with the Father and came down to live among men. “This is the message” ...read more

  • 3. 3. What If I Sin?

    Contributed on May 12, 2015
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    Message 3 from 1 John focusing on the remedy for sin - confession.

    “What If I Sin?” 1 John 1:7-2:2 I. GOD IS LIGHT A. THE MESSAGE 1:5 John joyfully announced the message he received from Jesus who eternally existed with the Father but became flesh and visibly lived among men. God is light and not one speck of darkness can be found ...read more

  • 4. 4. How Do I Know I Know Jesus?

    Contributed on May 12, 2015
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    message 4 in 1 John focusing on how we know we really know Jesus.

    How Do I Know I Know Jesus? 1 John 2:3-6 Review/Introduction Jesus named the Apostle John, along with his brother James, the sons of thunder. They were simple yet powerful fishermen. In his letter/sermon to Christians, John demonstrates a holy thunder yet a tender compassion. He became ...read more

  • 5. 5. Loving Your Brother: True Sign Of Transformation

    Contributed on May 12, 2015
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    Message 5 in 1 John series focusing on loving one another.

    “Loving Your Brother” The True Sign of Transformation 1 John 2:7-11 Review/Introduction John lived and served day and night with Jesus for three plus years. After the death, resurrection and ascension of Jesus, he recorded what Jesus said and did for us to read to this day. We ...read more

  • 6. 6. Grow Up -- Stages Of Spiritual Growth

    Contributed on May 12, 2015
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    Message six from 1 John dealing with spiritual growth stages.

    “Grow Up” Stages of Spiritual Growth 1 John 2:12-14 Like any personal letter, John wrote for a number of reasons. However a clear theme winds its way through he whole letter. How do I attain and maintain an intimate relationship with the God who is LIGTH and LOVE? I. GOD IS ...read more

  • 7. 7. Fatal Attraction

    Contributed on May 12, 2015
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    Message 7 from 1 John dealing with refusing to love the world.

    “A Dangerous Love” Pt 1 (Fatal Attraction) 1 John 2:15-17 Review/Introduction I. GOD IS LIGHT A. THE MESSAGE: God is Light 1:5 B. THE IMPLICATIONS 1:6-4:6 1. Continually walk (live) in the Light 1:6-7 2. Continually confess sin 1:8-10 ...read more

  • 8. 8. Fatal Attraction Part 2

    Contributed on May 12, 2015
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    Message 8 from 1 John continuing the admonition to stop loving the world.

    “A Dangerous Love” Pt 2 (Fatal Attraction) 1 John 2:15-17 Review/Introduction John wrote as a loving father to the believers of his day so that they might better understand the glory of relationship with the God who is light and love. He wanted them to honestly evaluate the ...read more

  • 9. 9. Fatal Attraction Part 3

    Contributed on May 12, 2015
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    Message nine in 1 John with continuing thoughts on not loving the world.

    “A Dangerous Love” Pt 3 (Fatal Attraction) 1 John 2:15-17 Notes supplementary to March 25th Message Stop loving the World and the things in it The object of this instruction has to do with “the world and the things in the world”. The term “world” ...read more

  • 10. 10. Fatal Attraction Part 4

    Contributed on May 12, 2015
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    Tenth message from 1 John with continuing discussion on not loving the world.

    “A Dangerous Love” Pt 4 (Fatal Attraction) 1 John 2:15-17 The verses of Scripture we have been exploring are no all that complicated. The message is simple. Do not love the world nor the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. For ...read more

  • 11. 11. Antichrist Guard

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 11 from 1 John warning about the danger of antichrist philosophy.

    Anti-antichrist Armor 1 John 2:18-24 Review/Introduction John wrote to the believers of His day in order to encourage them in their relationship with God. He spoke of a relationship that develops beyond initial faith. He referred to those who don’t really know God at all; ...read more

  • 12. 12. Antichrist Guard Part 2

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message12 Continuation from message 11 two of John's warning against the antichrist. The best guard is to abide in Christ.

    Anti-antichrist Armor Pt 2 Abide In Him 1 John 2:24-29 Review/Introduction Warnings comprise a good portion of the communication with our children in the beginning years. We warn against threats to our physical well being. We warn against threats to our social well being. John warned his ...read more

  • 13. 13. Like Father Like Son

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 13 from 1 John focusing on the privilege of being children of God and abiding in Him.

    Like Father – Like Son 1John 2:29-3:3 Review The first two chapters of John’s letter focus on the God of light. John passed on the message He heard from Christ that was still reverberating in his ears and heart – God is light with any speck of darkness. God is pure, God is ...read more

  • 14. 14. Whose Kid Are You?

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 14 from 1 John focusing on the identifying marks of God's children.

    Whose Kid Are You? 1John 3:4-10 Intimate relationship with the God of light and love is the overriding subject of the Apostle John’s letter to Christians of all ages in all ages at all levels of spiritual maturity. He used words like “fellowship”, “abide in”, ...read more

  • 15. 15. The Ultimate Test

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 15 from 1 John focusing on loving one another as the ultimate test of sonship.

    The Ultimate Test 1John 3:11-23 John wrote these letters in the latter years of his life. He wrote as a tender father would write to His dearly loved children. It is filled with tenderness and endearing language. “Beloved, dear children, my little children, brethren, dear friends.” ...read more

  • 16. 16. Amazing Love

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 16 from 1 John exploring God's love for us and through us.

    “Amazing Love” 1John 4:7-21 REVIEW God is life – abide in Him. God is light – walk in the light. God is righteous – practice righteousness God is love – love one another. INTRODUCTION We will return to the instruction to love one another we started ...read more

  • 17. 17. Love Oneanother

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 17 from 1 John focusing on our love for one another.

    Love One Another 1John 3:11-23 God proved His love by sending His Son to this earth. He came to restore life. He came to bear the penalty for our sin. Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ...read more

  • 18. 18. Love One Another

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 19 from 1 John continuing discussion of loving one another.

    Love One Another 1John 3:11-23 God proved His love by sending His Son to this earth. He came to restore life. He came to bear the penalty for our sin. Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ...read more

  • 19. 19. Discerning Truth And Error Part 1

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 20 from 1 John dealing with how to discern truth from error.

    Discerning Truth & Error 1John 4:1-6 REVIEW The logic of John’s letter is really quite simple. God is light (pure) and God is love (passionate). Because of His great love, He invited us into His community or family. Through the sacrifice of Jesus and ministry of the Holy Spirit we are ...read more

  • 20. 20. Discerning Truth And Error Part 2

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    message 21 from 1 John continuing the discussion of discerning error from Message 20.

    Discerning Truth & Error Pt 2 1John 4:1-6 REVIEW I. THE GOD OF LIGHT AND HIS CHILDREN OF LIGHT 1-2 II. THE GOD OF LOVE & HIS CHILDREN OF LOVE 3-4 The logic of John’s letter is really quite simple. God is light (pure) and God is love (passionate). Because of His great love, He ...read more

  • 21. 21. Marvelous Marks Of The New Birth

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 22 from 1 John covering the wonder of the new birth and its evidence.

    “Marvelous Marks of the New Birth” 1John 5:1-21 REVIEW There are reoccurring themes throughout John’s letter. Purity, sonship, faith, belief, love, obedience, truth, righteousness. The Father, Son and Holy Spirit. I. THE GOD OF LIGHT AND HIS CHILDREN OF LIGHT ...read more

  • 22. 22. Faith Is The Victory

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 23 from 1 John dealing with a victorious faith that overcomes.

    Faith is the Victory 1John 5:4-12 REVIEW I. THE GOD OF LIGHT AND HIS CHILDREN OF LIGHT 1-2 II. THE GOD OF LOVE & HIS CHILDREN OF LOVE 3-4 III. MARVELOUS MARKS OF THE NEW BIRTH 5 Continuous belief or trust in Christ is one of the marks of a truly born again child of God. Victory ...read more

  • 23. 23. Life Giving Prayer

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    Message 24 from 1 John dealing with the prayer that God promises to give life to the one sinning.

    Life Giving Prayer 1John 5:13-17 Last week we talked about the power of faith. This is the victory that overcomes the world ¡V our faith. Faith and prayer go hand in hand. We trust God to hear and answer our prayer. Prayer demonstrates our dependence on God. Another one of the marvelous ...read more

  • 24. 24. Need To Know

    Contributed on May 13, 2015
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    This is the last message from 1 John summarizing the letter. It looks at the things that John says we need to know. The word appears 38 times in just 100 verses.

    “Need to Know” 1John Introduction Today we will finish our study of John’s letter. I contemplated any number of ways to summarize John’s letter. I thought about going back over his specific statements regarding the purpose of his writing. John was very specific about his ...read more