Contributed on May 6, 2013
John has something the world needs to know – why? - because he walked with Jesus and walking with Jesus changes everything!
The Guy Who Walked With Jesus - 1 John 1:1-4 - May 5, 2013 Series: That We May Know – Life With Jesus - #1 This morning we start a new series of messages in the book of 1 John. And what I’m going to encourage you to do, is to read through this book once a week during the ...read more
Contributed on May 20, 2013
John is going to share the things he’s heard from Jesus and he’s going to start with an understanding of who God is. God is light and in Him is no darkness at all. What does this mean for us?
Walking In The Light - 1 John 1:5-2:2 - May 19, 2013 Series: That We May Know – Life With Jesus - #2 We are going to continue with our series from 1 John this morning, but before we get into those verses I’m going to invite you to turn with me to another of John’s ...read more
Contributed on May 27, 2013
Paul exhorts us to examine ourselves to see if we're in the faith. John gives us some "tests" that help us in that process, encouraging us not to be decieved into thinking we have eternal life when, in reality, we may just have the empty trappings of rel
Deceptions We Believe - 1 John 1:8-10 - May 26, 2013 Series: That We May Know – Life With Jesus - #3 Let’s open our Bibles this morning to the book of 1 John. 1 John, chapter 1, beginning in verse 5. This is the third message in our series entitled “That We May Know ...read more
Contributed on Jun 19, 2013
What does it mean to “believe?” How do we know if we have come to believe? Why is it important that we believe?
When Words Are Not Enough - 1 John 2:3-6 - June 16, 2013 Series: That We May Know – Life With Jesus - #5 Today is, of course, Father’s Day – a day when we’re encouraged to honour our fathers. And there’s nothing wrong with doing that whatsoever. A good and ...read more
Contributed on Jun 19, 2013
Paul exhorts us to test ourselves to see if we’re in the faith – but how do we do that? John points us in the right direction with some practical “tests” so that we may discern whether we are living in the light or in the darkness.
The Self Deception of Sin - 1 John 1:10-2:2 Series: That We May Know – Life With Jesus - #4 In his second letter to the Corinthian Church, the apostle Paul pleads with the people, saying to them these words … “Examine yourselves to see whether you are in the faith; test ...read more
Contributed on Jul 9, 2013
Love is meant to be the defining characteristic of the Christian. What’s that look like in the context of your life?
What’s Love Got To Do With It? - 1 John 2:7-11 - June 30, 2013 Series: That We May Know – Life With Jesus - #6 I’ll invite you to open your Bibles with me this morning to the book of 1 John as we continue in our series entitled, “That We May Know – Life With ...read more
Contributed on Jul 17, 2013
John has given his readers a great deal of corrective instruction in the opening chapters of this book - now he speaks words of encouragement and exhortation for them (and for us!) to take to heart and to put into practice in our own lives.
The Demas Dilemma - 1 John 2:12-17 - July 14, 2013 Series: That We May Know – Life With Jesus - #7 As a parent I’ve learned something about myself over the years and it’s something I’ve seen in others as well. This is what I’ve learned … I’ve ...read more
Contributed on Jul 22, 2013
In these next verses in 1 John we are presented with a difficult truth that cuts home today and a wonderful hope that gives us courage for tomorrow.
A Difficult Truth and A Wonderful Hope - 1 John 2:18-29 - July 21, 2013 Series: That We May Know – Life With Jesus - #8 This morning we are continuing in our series from the book of 1 John so I’ll ask you to open your Bibles with me please, to 1 John, chapter 2, and we’ll ...read more
Contributed on Jul 29, 2013
The truth is, that how we live, matters to God! Christians are to keep in step with the Spirit and to walk in obedience to God's revealed will - but what's our motivation for doing so? Is it Law or is it Love? And why does it matter?
No Compromise! - 1 John 3:1-10 - July 28, 2013 Series: That We May Know – Life With Jesus - #9 We’re continuing in our series in the book of 1 John this morning so I’ll invite you to open your Bibles with me to 1 John, chapter 3, and we’ll begin reading in verse 1. ...read more