Sermon Series
  • 1. Having Fellowship

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2020

    How do we know we have fellowship?

    How do we have fellowship with God and where does it come from? • Christ is our link to God. In the beginning, man had fellowship with God. They walked together and they talked together. Put it in today’s perspective, you and your earthly best friend. You can go to that person and share your more

  • 2. Beware Of Fellowship Destroyers

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2020
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    John is warning us of false teachers.

    Vs 18-19 • John is writing to warn of antichrists. • Not just the antichrist after the rapture, but of false teachers then and now. • These are people that profess to be Christians, supposedly teaching the Bible, but are actually giving false words. • Study the scriptures so that we can know more

  • 3. God’s Children

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2020

    We are God’s children. Verse 1 – who we are, verse 2 – who we are becoming, rest of chapter – what we take as we grow…victory, love, and confidence.

    Verse 1 - Our Position (sons of God) • What are we? • Reflects a spiritual birth • We hold a title, as an heir to the King, cannot be taken from Him • John 1:12 – but as many as received Him, to them He gave power to become the sons of God • Heavenly title or worldly title o President so & so, more

  • 4. Testing Testing 1 2 3

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2020

    Have we been through any tests lately? If so, what test did you take?

    SIN TEST • Committing a sin and remaining in sin are two separate issues. • Some believe that committing a sin is the only way to sin. • James 4:17 – therefore to him that knoweth to do good, and doeth it not, to him it is sin • Jesus came to take away the sins of the world, which He did • Only more

  • 5. Where Love Comes From

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2020

    If we center ourselves on God, abiding in His giving Love, there could be no avenue for the works of the flesh to enter our lives.

    Vs 7-10 • We know that love comes from God, and with the love of God in us, we love others • Ever been in a service where the Spirt of God moved from person to person, toughing our hearts so much that you didn’t want t he service to end? Our differences where set aside as God’s love moved, pouring more

  • 6. Are You A Whosoever

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2020

    Whosever believeth that Jesus is the Christ... every Christian should also go by the title of Whosoever. And if we are a Whosoever, we should bear witness to the world.

    VS 1-5 • We know that if we love God and keep His commandments, then we love the children of God • God determines who our family members are, we are to accept and love them • As we love our earthly family, we should love our spiritual (Christian) family • Jesus never promised that following Him more

  • 7. How Do We Know The Truth

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2020
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    Don’t just read but obey. To walk in truth, one knows how to act, what to do, is willing to learn, and is determined to do so.

    Vs 1-3 • John was an elder, he loved the church, he was writing this letter to warn the church and congregation to watch out for false teachers. • The Truth is Jesus – 1 John 2:21 – I have not written unto you because ye know not the truth, but because ye know it, and that no lie is of the more

  • 8. Is Church Hospitality Still There

    Contributed on Mar 12, 2020
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    Where is our hospitality? Are we a Diotrephes or a Demetrius?

    Vs 1-8 • Letter gives important glimpse into early church • John is telling how he felt after hearing about Gaius. • Concerned for health and well-being • In early church days, traveling preachers/teachers were helped by local churches/members • This is what Gaius did, opened his home • Isn’t it more

  • 9. Three Steps To Finding Victory Over Sin

    Contributed on Mar 16, 2020

    What is victory and what does it mean?

    • Victory – a conquest, a gaining of superiority in a contest, overcoming an enemy, success in a struggle, to endeavor against odds or difficulties. • Defeat – to suffer, prevention of success, loss of a contest, failure, to be overthrown. Have you ever felt victory over something? Defeat? more

  • 10. Scripture Test

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2020

    Believers are urged not to sin, but if they do, they have an advocate with God the Father. Believers are told to have love for one another, thereby showing that they are followers of Christ.

    Key verse 1 John 2:5 In verses 1-2 • Apostle John is now on up in years • Has spent most of his life in ministry • Undoubtedly has brought many to Christ • He offers reassurance to believers that might have sinned • The Spirit of Truth, the Comforter convicts us of sin • Jesus is our propitiation; more

  • 11. Do Not Love The Evil Of This World

    Contributed on Apr 4, 2020

    In this passage of scripture, John was writing unto all believers to urge them to obey Jesus and love all Believers.

    In verses 12-14 • As Christians have their curious states, so they have unconventional obligations • There are obedience’s and statutes basic to all, and shared love and scorn of the world • The most youthful earnest pupil is exonerated, and the fellowship of holy people is accompanied with the more

  • 12. Loving Others

    Contributed on Apr 4, 2020

    The life of grace is the start and first standard in the heart of a Believer. Those who have disdain in their hearts for their brother must be deprived of love.

    Jesus taught that hate is the same as murder. The life of Jesus, eternal life, cannot abide in us if we hate others. Do we detest any of our fellow Christians, or for that matter, anyone? In verses 15-16 • John repeats Jesus' words that one who loathes someone else is a killer in his more

  • 13. Truth Or False

    Contributed on Apr 5, 2020

    How do we know that what we hear is truth or false? We have been told to study the Word, and when we do this, we will learn to discern what is being presented/preached.

    In the first three verses we are told not to believe everything we hear. False teachers give words that they don’t want those of the world to be offended by - James 4:3. We are told to have faith, but don’t be gullible. And by all means, verify the message presented with God’s Word. It may seem more

  • 14. Sins And Idols

    Contributed on Apr 6, 2020

    All believers have sinned, but we have an advocate with the Father to ask for forgiveness. And, we are not to put anything between us and God.

    In verses 16-17 • Commentators differ in thoughts regarding what the sin unto death is. • Is it a physical death or a spiritual death? • The Apostle Paul had written that a few Christians had died since they took communion disgracefully – 1 Corinthians 11:27-30 • Ananias and Sapphira gave up more