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  • "Some Things I Want You To Know Before I’m Gone”

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Apr 15, 2018
     | 633 views

    Three things to remember.

    “Some Things I want You to Know Before I’m Gone” April 15, 2018 3 John 1-4 “Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the ...read more

  • Show Your Faithfulness To The Truth

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Jul 24, 2017
     | 1,810 views

    A follower of Christ walks in the truth of God’s Word each day. Additionally, John tells us that Christians show their faithfulness to the truth as they work together with fellow Christians for the truth.

    What is the greatest danger to your faith? Please don’t let that question slip quickly from your mind. Consider it carefully. What is the greatest danger to your faith? As we take a moment to reflect on that question I want you to think back to the three Scripture readings for today. Did you ...read more

  • We Love To Be First

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 30, 2016
     | 3,183 views

    Segmented Narrative sermon which follows a selfish/self-absorbed family that illustrates that "We Love to Be First"

    WE LOVE TO BE FIRST 3 JOHN 1:1-14 #mefirst THREAD: WE LOVE TO BE FIRST READ 3 John 1:1-14 “The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth. 2 Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. ...read more

  • Lord Make Me A Sheep Dog

    Contributed by Anonymous on May 29, 2016
     | 2,620 views

    Focus on being a servant to your church and pastor

    3 John 1:1-8 “The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth. Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou ...read more

  • It Is Well With My Soul

    Contributed by Roger Roark on Mar 28, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,690 views

    IS all well with your soul?

    Horatio Spafford (1828-1888) was a wealthy Chicago lawyer with a thriving legal practice, a beautiful home, a wife, four daughters and a son. He was also a devout Christian and faithful student of the Scriptures. His circle of friends included Dwight L. Moody, Ira Sankey and various other ...read more

  • Ch.ch.ch.changes Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 8, 2016
     | 2,448 views

    Some people will change when they see the light. Others change only when they feel the heat. Change is an odd thing - everyone wants to change, but few actually do.

    “Ch.Ch.Ch.Ch.Changes” 3 John After watching sales falling off for three straight months at Kentucky Fried Chicken, the Colonel called the Pope and asked a favor. ''I need you to change the daily prayer from, 'Give us this day our daily bread' to 'Give us this day our daily ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Men

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jan 14, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,676 views

    Gaius was a personal friend of John’s and receives a warm greeting in this letter, but then John contrasts two men in the church who are acting in opposition to one another and what Christ has called us to do.

    A Tale of Two Men 3 John Introduction - Tonight we will examine 3 John and see a very familiar theme -- John’s writings later in his life all surround a reminder for the entire church -- The reminder is regarding faithfulness to what we have been taught - This letter is ...read more

  • Show Your Faithfulness To The Truth

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Dec 15, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,943 views

    There are many great dangers to our faith! But ultimately the response to all of these is the TRUTH of God's Word.

    What is the greatest danger to your faith? Please don’t let that question slip quickly from your mind. Consider it carefully. What is the greatest danger to your faith? As we take a moment to reflect on that question I want you to think back to the three Scripture readings for today. Did ...read more

  • Response To The Truth Series

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Aug 25, 2015
     | 2,344 views

    We are to love and live the truth.

    There is something about brevity that makes a message all that more emphatic. I was pacing up and down a hallway outside a delivery room on April 16, 1976. I was trying to be calm and collected, but I acted more like a caged lion. Suddenly a big door swung open and a gowned nurse was holding ...read more

  • Faithful Fellow Workers

    Contributed by Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka on Jul 22, 2015
     | 2,063 views

    No one is an island in God's kingdom, we all need other people to work together in love, unity and with sincerity before successes can be achieved in the services of God. Paul enjoyed the fellowship of several men and women that worked with him faithfuly

    FAITHFUL FELLOW WORKERS Study Texts: Titus 1:1, 3 John 1 – 14 Intoduction: - The Bible is full of a faithful band of men and women who traveled the ancient world preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. - The most prominent person in this great commission was the apostle ...read more

  • How Sad Is A Person With No Mission? Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 23, 2014
     | 2,047 views

    Do you know your mission? There are many types of missions, grow and develop... Gaius, Diotreshes, Demetrius... Be a missionary...

    HOW SAD IS A PERSON WITHOUT A MISSION? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I. WHAT IS OUR MISSION ? ... DEFINE: MISSION: TO BE ENTRUSTED PURPOSE, PLAN, ASSIGNMENT, CHARGE, The act of sending or being sent, to carry FAITH or humanitarian work to others, to find direction, to ...read more

  • The Cowboy Postcard

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jan 30, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,136 views

    In the old silent movies you could tell the good guys by their white hats and the villains by their black hats. There are two "good guys" and one "bad guy" in this short postcard. This Bible study examines them and their character.

    The Cowboy Postcard Series: New Testament Postcards Chuck Sligh January 27, 2013 TEXT: Please turn in your Bibles to 3 John INTRODUCTION We have a tendency to look at the past through rose-tinted glasses. Have you ever heard anyone talk about “the good old days”? Well, the ...read more

  • Love In Truth

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Jan 22, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,726 views

    TRUE LOVE EMBRACES TRUTH

    LOVE IN TRUTH INTRODUCTION: AGAIN, MOST BIBLE AUTHORITIES BELIEVE JOHN WROTE 3 JOHN DUE THE STYLE OF THE WRITINGS. HE CALLS HIMSELF “THE ELDER” AND MAY REFER TO AGE AS MUCH AS HIS POSITION IN THE CHURCH. SOME SUGGEST HE MAY HAVE BEEN THE LAST OF THE APOSTLES. THE LETTER WAS ...read more

  • “diotrephes & Demetrius – A Cantankerous & A Consistent Christian” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Mar 28, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,948 views

    John contrasts a God centered Christian with a self centered Christian.

    In the book of Third John, we read a tale of three Christians - Gaius, who John commended; Diotrephes, who John saw as cantankerous; and Demetrius, who John cited as being consistent in His walk with Christ. Last time we considered what John has to say about Gaius - a commendable Christian. Now ...read more

  • "Gaius - A Commendable Christian” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Mar 22, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,860 views

    Gaius was a believer who is commended by the Apostle John for two things that all believers should seek to have be true of them.

    In the book of Third John, we read a tale of three Christians - Gaius, who John commended; Diotrephes, who John saw as cantankerous; and Demetrius, who John cited as being consistent in His walk with Christ. John identifies himself here as “the elder,” which is a term that is used ...read more