Contributed on Jul 10, 2007
God has a message for us when we feel like we have blown it.
Text: 1 John 1:1-2:2 Title: God’s Message to us Introduction There is an old story of a man who was walking at night and saw another man searching for something near a lamp post. Approaching, he asked the man what he was looking for, and the man without looking up, replied, “my watch.” The ...read more
Contributed on Jul 23, 2007
What does the antichrist spirit look like and how should we respond so that we are not led astray?
Text: 1 John 2:18-29 Title: How to spot an Antichrist Introduction We are living in the period of time falling between the first and second coming of Jesus Christ. And if it was the last hour 2000 years ago then this may just be the final seconds before the second coming of Jesus ...read more
Contributed on Jul 30, 2007
We don’have a habit problem as much as we have a hope problem
Text: 1 John 3:1-3 Title: The hope that’s worth living for. Some descriptions of Hope “Nothing gives you more false hope than the first day of a diet.” “Lost hope is the undertaker’s best friend” “A man hopes that his lean years are behind him; a woman, that hers are ahead.” “The best ...read more
Contributed on Aug 6, 2007
What happens when our hearts comdemn us and what can we do about it?
Text: 1 John 3:11-24 Title: When our hearts condemn us Introduction John tells us that the oldest message in the world is the message “We should love one another.” And the first person in the world to disobey that message was Cain who we are told in verse 12 “belonged to the evil one and ...read more
Contributed on Aug 13, 2007
What is God’s kind of love like?
Text: 1 John 4:7-21 Title: God’s kind of love Introduction Illustration: An eight year old wrote about the difference between love and true love. Love is when Daddy reads me a bedtime story. True love is when he doesn’t skip any of the pages. ...read more
Contributed on Sep 5, 2007
There are certain assurrances every Christian should have.
Text: 1 John 5:1-21 Title: The Christian’s assurance Introduction This final chapter of 1 John is all about certain assurances given to everyone who is a genuine believer in Jesus Christ. As I list the assurances given to everyone who is a genuine believer lets ask; “Do I have all of these ...read more