Contributed on Sep 27, 2007
Too often in life, we are looking to so many things to be constant in our lives and support us. Money, family, friends, jobs, etc. The fact is, all of those things will fail us, only God remains.
Tonight, I wanted to start off our time together by talking about being let down. This is something that has really been on my mind the last week as I have been experiencing a big let down personally. A few months ago, I thought everything was all taken care of and it would be a breeze the rest of ...read more
Contributed on Sep 30, 2007
What is sin? God calls us away from a life of sin and darkness but instead to live in the light, as He is in the light.
This week I wanted to start off briefly answering the question, why study the Bible? I know that my style of teaching is a little different than what some of you may be used to so I wanted to help you see where I am coming from. 2 Timothy 3:16 says, “All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful ...read more
Contributed on Oct 7, 2007
How do you know if you are a Christian? Can you? Is it possible? John says yes in his letter and gives three ways that we can know we are "living in the light." The first is the Moral Test.
We are going to continue on in 1 John tonight. Just to recap, two weeks ago we focused on God being the one constant in our lives. His relationship with us is the only thing that will never fail and never let us down. Last week, we talked about sin and that it is a reality that we all have to deal ...read more
Contributed on Oct 21, 2007
How do you know if you are a Christian? Well, John lays out three tests and one of them confronts our social lives. We are called to love our neighbor as ourselves...and we have a great teacher.
We’re going to continue in our conversation this week looking at 1 John and more specifically, answering the question, “How do you know if you are a Christian?” Two week ago we started looking at how John answers this question and commented that in his letter, John puts out three tests or guides ...read more
Contributed on Oct 28, 2007
How do you know you are a Christian? John’s third suggestion is called the Doctrine Test and focuses around knowing the Truth!
Tonight we are going to dive right into our lesson for tonight. We’re continuing to look at John’s guides for answering the question, “How do you know if you are a Christian?” Rather than refresh our memories with what we have talked about the last couple of weeks now I want to wait and sum ...read more