Sermon Series
  • 1. Our Lighthouse

    Contributed on Feb 9, 2004
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    Man sometimes falls into the trap of trying to "work" his way to heaven and then begins to worry that all he has is not good enough. The apostle John writes to tell us that we need not worry. The reason we need not worry is that God’s love shines like a

    INTRODUCTION Illustration: Have you heard the story of a ship’s captain who was sailing late at night and saw a light on a collision course with his own ship? He told the radio man to send the message, “Alter your course ten degrees south.” The message came back, “Alter YOUR course ten degrees ...read more

  • 2. How Great Is The Love Of God

    Contributed on Feb 16, 2004
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    The marks of a Christian

    How Great is the Love of the Father? We are Children of God 1 John 3:1—10 INTRODUCTION Why should we strive to live lives according to God’s will? There is a reason, the reason is: "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish ...read more

  • 3. Sound Doctrine

    Contributed on Mar 7, 2004
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    Sound doctrine is important in our Christian walk. Contrary to popular belief, constant opposition to change or "liberalism" does not make one a "sound" teacher.

    Sound Doctrine 1 John 4:1—6 INTRODUCTION Comedian Jeff Foxworthy became famous for his "redneck test." A sample of this would be: 1. If you got stopped by a state trooper and when he asked if you had an I.D. You replied, "’Bout what?" You might be a redneck. 2. If you’ve ever carried a ...read more

  • 4. True Love Shows

    Contributed on Mar 7, 2004
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    Victory in Jesus comes when Christians have a balance between sound doctrine and holy living. It matters what we believe and teach we cannot be victorious if we adulterate the word of God. Moreover, we can know, believe and teach sound doctrine, yet, if

    True Love Shows 1 John 3:11—18 INTRODUCTION In the very beginning of his epistle, John, encourages Christians to remember the sound doctrine preached to them "from the beginning." Remember that John was writing to combat false teaching and the only way to correct the error of false teaching ...read more

  • 5. Who Are You Going To Believe?

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2004
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    This is perhaps one of the most difficult passages in the New Testament. There is no doubt that this is the most difficult passage in first John. Scholars have debated this passage, commentators have commentated, even some who copied the ancient text of

    Who are You going to Believe? 1 John 5:6—12 INTRODUCTION This is perhaps one of the most difficult passages in the New Testament. There is no doubt that this is the most difficult passage in first John. Scholars have debated this passage, commentators have commentated, even some who copied ...read more

  • 6. Boldness Before God

    Contributed on Jun 23, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 748 views

    The entirety of 1 John chapter five deals with faith in Christ. These verses bring to remembrance the extent of God’s love for us in what he has provided for us. God has promised eternal life through His Son and the ability to speak to Him through His S

    Boldness Before God 1 John 5:13—15 INTRODUCTION The entirety of 1 John chapter five deals with faith in Christ. These verses bring to remembrance the extent of God’s love for us in what he has provided for us. God has promised eternal life through His Son and the ability to speak to Him ...read more