Sermon Series
  • 1. Love One Another/Love Not The World

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2006
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    God calls us to show love towards people in the world while at the same time renouncing the world. Viewed as people, the world must be loved; viewed as a corrupt system opposed to God, the world is not to be loved.

    Sermon Series on First John, “Collecting Evidence of Faith” “Love one another/Love not the world”, 2:7-17 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Love, the Mark of the Believer, 7-11… “Dear friends, I am not writing a new command…” What John’s saying is ...read more

  • 2. Darkness & Light

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2006
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    We need God’s light to make sense of life; without light we’re stumbling in the dark without direction…yet people all around seem accustomed to darkness and opposed to the light. They’ve so adapted to the darkness that they forget what true light is. Li

    Sermon Series on First John, “Collecting Evidence of Faith” “Darkness & Light”, 1:5-10 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts “God is light,” verse 5. As I was working on this message Tuesday afternoon, the lights went out and stayed out. It was ...read more

  • 3. Obeying Our Advocate

    Contributed on Aug 8, 2006
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    We can know we’re Christians with absolute certainty. Is this being presumptuous? The objective basis for our assurance of salvation rests on faith plus action. Our choices reflect our commitment to Christ.

    Sermon Series on First John, “Collecting Evidence of Faith” “Obeying our Advocate”, 2:1-6 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Picture a tense courtroom trial. The evidence has been presented and things don’t look good for the defendant. The defense ...read more

  • 4. Love-In-Action

    Contributed on Sep 4, 2006
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    Outline: • Murderous un-love, 11-15 • Sacrificial love, 16-17 • Confirming love, 18-20 • Love¡¦s outcome, 21-24

    I¡¦d like to begin by quoting an 8-year old theologian: ¡§There are two kinds of love. Our love. God¡¦s love. But God makes both of them.¡¨ God is the Source of love. This is something we¡¦ve known from the beginning of our Christian experience. ƒçMurderous un-love, verses 11-15 An old ...read more

  • 5. Beware: Falsehood

    Contributed on Sep 13, 2006
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    It’s our job as Christians to appraise viewpoints as to whether they come from God or some other source. We need spiritual discernment to assess the validity of voices we hear.

    Sermon Series on First John, “Collecting Evidence of Faith” “Beware: Falsehood” I John 4:1-6 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts I enjoy watching Antiques Roadshow on PBS. One of the show’s most famous discoveries was a Seymour mahogany card table ...read more

  • 6. God Is Love

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2006
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    God’s love is complete when it is reproduced in us. God’s love generates our love. When we love, we show that we are living in the Light.

    Sermon Series on First John, “Collecting Evidence of Faith”...“God is Love” I John 4:7-21 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts C.S. Lewis suggested that God’s love for us is a much safer subject to consider than our love for others. On this Sunday ...read more

  • 7. Spirit, Water, Blood, Life

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2006
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    Christianity emptied of sacrifice is left with a Christ without a Cross. The atonment is an essential, key doctrine, a foundation of our faith.

    Sermon Series on First John, “Collecting Evidence of Faith” I John 5:1-12, “Spirit, Water, Blood, Life” Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Throughout this letter John is stressing two essentials--what we believe, and how we behave. When we’re born ...read more

  • 8. Assurance

    Contributed on Oct 2, 2006
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    Assurance of salvation comes from understanding the plan of salvation, recognizing God’s unchanging love, obedience to God, love toward others, self-examination, the promises of Scripture and the internal witness of the Holy Spirit.

    Sermon Series on First John, “Collecting Evidence of Faith” >“Assurance” I John 5:13-21 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Outline: •Confident Condition, verse 13 •Confident Prayer, verse 14-15 •Confident Confrontation, verses 16-17 •Confident ...read more