Sermon Series
  • 1. The Testimony Of Scripture

    Contributed on Feb 2, 2007
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    The entire Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, is the testimony of how God restored sinful man through His Son Jesus Christ.

    The Testimony of Scripture Text: 1 Jn. 1:1-4 Introduction 1. Illustration: "The the one supreme source of revelation of the meaning of life, the nature of God and spiritual nature and needs of men. It is the only guide of life which really leads the spirit in the way of peace more

  • 2. The Trial Of Sin

    Contributed on Oct 31, 2018
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    If we admit our sin, and confess it to God, we will be forgiven.

    THE TRIAL OF SIN Text: 1 Jn. 1:8-2:2 Introduction 1. Illustration: Kay Arthur, a Christian author, put it this way. If you tolerate sin in your life, that sin will not only take you farther than you wanted to go, it will keep you longer than you wanted to stay and it will cost you more than you more

  • 3. Who Do You Love

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2019

    Beloved we cannot love the world and still love Christ. It has to be one or the other, because like oil and water they do not mix.

    Who Do You Love Text: 1 Jn. 2:15-17 Introduction 1. Illustration: 2. Beloved we cannot love the world and still love Christ. It has to be one or the other, because like oil and water they do not mix. 3. 2 Corinthians 6:17 (NKJV) 17 Therefore "Come out from among them And be separate, says more

  • 4. Telling The Truth From A Lie

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2019
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    There are those today, both outside, and unfortunately, inside the church, that are functioning like computer viruses. Through false teaching and unbiblical belief they are destroying the church.

    TELLING TRUTH FROM A LIE Text: 1 John 2:18-27 Introduction 1. Illustration: I remember hearing about computer viruses. Could a computer catch a germ? I then learned that computer viruses were often malicious programs, developed by evil-doers, to destroy computers. They are often downloaded more

  • 5. Practice Makes Perfect

    Contributed on Feb 15, 2019

    As Christians we need to practice righteousness and not sin.

    PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT Text: 1 Jn. 3:4-10 Introduction 1. Illustration: There were two doctors with the same name who lived a few doors apart. One doctor was a Christian and a lay preacher; the other doctor made no profession of faith. One night a rather sick person, who was also a more

  • 6. The Mark Of A Christian

    Contributed on Mar 27, 2019

    As Christians it is essential that we display the Mark of love.

    The Mark Of A Christian Text: 1 John 3:11-18 Introduction 1. Illustration: "It is possible to be a Christian without showing the mark, but if we expect non-Christians to know that we are Christians, we must show the mark." "Love--and the unity it attests to--is the mark Christ gave more

  • 7. Finding Confidence

    Contributed on Mar 27, 2019

    If we obey the great commandment we have confidence before God.

    Finding Confidence 1 John 3:19-24 Introduction 1. Illustration: "Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time" (Oswald Chambers). 2. Most of you know that Tina and I love to go on cruises, but what you may not know is that it took more

  • 8. Identifying The Spirits

    Contributed on Mar 27, 2019

    We need to discern whether something is from an evil spirit or the Holy Spirit.

    IDENTIFYING SPIRITS Text: 1 John 4:1-6 Introduction 1. Discernment in Scripture is the skill that enables us to differentiate. It is the ability to see issues clearly. We desperately need to cultivate this spiritual skill that will enable us to know right from wrong. We must be prepared to more

  • 9. The Roots Of Love

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2019

    God is love and as His people we need to display His prime characteristic.

    THE ROOTS OF LOVE: GOD Text: 1 John 4:7-12 Introduction 1. Illustration: "Love is so much the gift of God that it is called God" (Augustine, Ancient Christian Commentary On Scripture, vol. XI, 213). 2. Simply put, God is love, and any discussion or definition of love begins with God. more

  • 10. Experiencing Life

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2019

    When we experience Jesus we experience life.

    Experiencing Life Text: 1 Jn. 1:1-4 Introduction 1. Illustration: For many years British author C.S. Lewis had such a great difficulty in becoming a Christian. Religion in his culture was "faith without power". A blind religion that required learning without questioning and without a more

  • 11. Just Because

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2019

    We become members of God's family because of what Jesus has done for us.

    Just Because Text: 1 John 2:12-14 Introduction 1. When I was growing up i had a great relationship with my mom. we would often have a playful back and forth, but i always knew when i had taken things too far. Like when she would ask me to do something and i would respond with the question, more

  • 12. Knowing Jesus

    Contributed on Mar 29, 2019

    The true test of knowing God is do we live like Jesus.

    Knowing Jesus Text: 1 John 2:3-11 Introduction 1. Illustration: "Often in the Scriptures the word know means not just being aware of something but having a personal experience of it. Jesus did not know sin, not because he was unaware of what it is but because he never committed it himself. more