Sermon Series
  • 1. John The Authoritative Apostle

    Contributed on Jun 12, 2020
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    John starts his letter with a declaration of authority and an invitation to know you have eternal life because you have heard, seen, looked and felt the touch of the Word who was from the beginning.

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Knowing You Have Eternal Life 1 John 1:1-4 John the Authoritative Apostle How do you know if you can trust what you are reading or hearing? … … The first question you want to ask is, “Who is the ...read more

  • 2. Calling All Hypocrites

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2020
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    God’s character is that He is light. This light calls all hypocrites to take off their masks and allow the light to reveal the truth.

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Knowing You Have Eternal Life 1 John 1:5-2:2 Calling All Hypocrites. Christians are hypocrites! That is an accusation that is regularly stated. It is an accusation which reflects the reality that, as ...read more

  • 3. Knowing That You Know Jesus.

    Contributed on Jun 27, 2020
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    John encourages his readers to persist in their spiritual walk by confronting them with a social test. Do they love the adelphos (brothers and sisters) or do they hate the adelphos because they stumble and cause others to stumble?

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Message 1 John 2:3-11 Knowing That You Know Jesus. A distinct memory from my childhood is the method my mum used to cheer me on at a sports day. When I was doing the 100m sprint she would run along the ...read more

  • 4. When Identity And Actions Are Incompatible

    Contributed on Jun 27, 2020
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    In Jesus our identity is to be children of God who are mature, or growing in maturity. This identity means that we are incompatible with the world, therefore we cannot love the world.

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Message 1 John 2:12-17 When Identity and Actions Are Incompatible Last year I brought an USB router off ebay – it was really cheap. I made sure it was being sold by a seller based in Australia. It ...read more

  • 5. The Nice Antichrists

    Contributed on Jul 10, 2020
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    The antichrists are around all the time and many of them are very nice. If they are going to be saved our radically calling is not to be nice Christians, but sacrificially loving Christians. John teaches us how to do this.

    You listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Message 1 John 2:18-29 “The Nice Antichrists” We can’t put an exact picture together of the historical situation which John is addressing, but it is very obvious that there has been some sort of breakup ...read more

  • 6. Lavish Love Lavishly Shared

    Contributed on Jul 17, 2020
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    God’s unconditional, forgiving, accepting love has caused God to take responsibility to save us. We take this lavish love and lavish that love onto others.

    You can also listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Message 1 John 3:1-24 “Lavish Love Lavishly Shared” Here is a question for all of us, whether we are older or younger. Who sometimes feels, or felt, that their parents don't understand them? … or ...read more

  • 7. No Fear In Love

    Contributed on Jul 24, 2020
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    We know that we have eternal life when we fully understand that the love of God means our relationship with God will never be driven by fear.

    You can also listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Message 1 John 4:1-21 “No Fear In Love” Let’s open our Bibles to 1 John and read the next section … 1 John 4:1-21 Read Does reading through the book of 1 John kind of feel like going in a spiral to ...read more

  • 8. Being Overcomers

    Contributed on Jul 31, 2020
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    The struggles and hardships of life, and our sinful failures, can bring us to a point where we don't feel like overcomers. John calls us not to trust our feelings, but to trust Jesus who truly calls us overcomers.

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Message 1 John 5:1-12 “Being Overcomers” Read 1 John 5:1-12 When we read this section of 1 John there is no doubt about it … we are blessed. We are so blessed to know Jesus and to be included in the ...read more

  • 9. Keep Yourself From Idols

    Contributed on Aug 7, 2020
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    In the first century idols were a prevalent and ordinary part of society, and they were a spiritual distraction for Christians. Today we need to be just as much on our guard against the idols of this age.

    You can also listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Message 1 John 5:13-21 “Keep Yourself From Idols” Read 1 John 5:13-21 “Keep yourselves from idols.” What a random thing to say as the very last sentence of the letter. Paul never ends his letters ...read more

  • 10. Sometimes Be Inhospitable

    Contributed on Aug 14, 2020
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    There are times when Christians can be inhospitable towards those who are seeking to deceive or cause us to lose enthusiasm for eternity. Who are you accepting and giving credibility to when it comes to directing your spiritual life?

    You can listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Message 2 John 1-13 "Sometimes Be Inhospitable” Let’s open our Bible to the letter of 2 John. It is a short letter … 315 words in the NIV translation. … 245 in the original Greek 1 The elder, To the ...read more

  • 11. Genuine Ministry Life

    Contributed on Aug 19, 2020
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    Through this very personal letter we are called to a life of encouragement, to honestly look at our ministry motives, and to live a life of sacrificial involvement.

    You can also listen to the full message here:- https://nec.org.au/knowing-you-have-eternal-life/ Message 3 John 1-14 “Genuine Ministry Life” Human beings are so good at making pendulum swings in their life. We might wake up one day thinking, “I need to get more exercise”. You haven’t been for a ...read more