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  • Torn Between Two Loves

    Contributed by Palitha Jayasooriya on Feb 11, 2016
    based on 10 ratings

    This sermon shows how easily we can lose our first love for God due to other temptations.

    Torn Between Two Loves (1 JOHN 2:15-17) INTRODUCTION - Those who are part of the generation I grew up in would remember the 1977 pop hit 'Torn Between Two Lovers" sung by Mary MacGregor. It spoke about a lady who was attracted to 2 men at the same time. In the lyrics she tells one of more

  • Be Encouraged Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jun 14, 2015
    based on 5 ratings

    After talking ab out being honest about our sin, John seeks to encourage Christians at the various stages of their Christian walk

    Be Encouraged Slide Intro Have you ever had a multigenerational family portrait taken? Sometimes people have them taken at weddings. Slide I find it interesting to look at those types of family portraits. You get to see all the generations of a family and imagine somewhat what they more

  • Sin's Fountains Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Nov 20, 2012
    based on 18 ratings

    In this concluding section concerning light & love, God has an important warning. We are warned that there is no place for both God & the world in our lives (Mt. 6:24). You cannot love God & love the world. One reason we are not to love the world is be

    1 JOHN 2: 15-17 [LIFE, LIGHT & LOVE SERIES] SIN'S FOUNTAINS [Matthew 6:19-24] A group of first-graders had just completed a TOUR OF A HOSPITAL, and the nurse who had directed them was asking for questions. Immediately a hand went up. “How come the people who work here are more

  • Spiritual Stages Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Nov 12, 2012
    based on 14 ratings

    Three groups of persons within the family of faith are addressed. What is said of each group doesn’t appear to be age related. These groups may represent different levels of Christian maturity within the community. We could call them three stages of spir

    1 JOHN 2: 12-14 [LIFE, LIGHT & LOVE SERIES] SPIRITUAL STAGES [Ephesians 6:10-20] In the introduction or prologue John indicated that the general purpose of his letter was to help believers mature into Christ-likeness. Having laid down more

  • Love The Brethren Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 29, 2012
    based on 12 ratings

    The Christian way of life or walking in the light involves not only fellowship with God & with the brethren (1:5-7), consciousness & confession of sin (1:8-10), obedience by imitation of Christ (2:1-6). Walking in the light also requires love of the breth

    1 JOHN 2: 7-11 [LIFE, LIGHT & LOVE SERIES] LOVE THE BRETHREN [Romans 13:8-10] "I just love that hat!" "Man, I really love the old-fashioned kind of baked beans!" “But, Mom, don’t you realize that Tim and I love each other?" Words, like coins, can be in circulation for such a more

  • Walking Like Jesus Walked 1 Series

    Contributed by David Parks on Feb 22, 2012
    based on 5 ratings

    ”What does it mean to be a Mature Christian? How do I know if I’m maturing as a Christian?”

    WALKING LIKE JESUS WALKED Text: John 14:27 Introduction: 1. ”What does it mean to be a Mature Christian? How do I know if I’m maturing as a Christian?” 2. Tough question! 3. We’re all on a journey: (1 John 2:6 ESV) whoever says he abides in him ought to walk in the more

  • Going To The Next Level Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Sep 26, 2011
    based on 15 ratings

    When we grow with God we'll avoid embracing the world.

    Going to the Next Level 1 John 2:12-17 Rev. Brian Bill 9/25/11 Years ago, a “Dear Abby” column ran a story by a retired schoolteacher. One day she had her students take out some paper and list the names of the other students in the room. Then she told them to think of the nicest more

  • Sustained And Ordained

    Contributed by Mark Baker on Aug 21, 2010
    based on 5 ratings

    Recently I was thinking about some of the different lessons the Lord has taught me and how he brought me up step by step. This section of Scripture in 1 John 2, kept coming up in my spirit. Over and over I would hear these words. What an awesome God we s

    1 John 2:12. I write to you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for His name's sake. 13. I write to you, fathers, because you have known Him who is from the beginning. I write to you, young men, because you have overcome the wicked one. I write to you, little children, because more

  • I Write To You Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 30, 2010
    based on 24 ratings

    Consider the different groups to whom John wrote and what he wrote. 1- I write to you children 2- I write to you young men 3- I write to you fathers

    INTRO.- I write to you. Does anybody write anymore? What has happened to the art of writing? One reason is poor penmanship. ILL.- Penmanship And Brilliance. A handwriting study made at one of our large universities has come up with the discovery that the smarter a person is, the worse his more

  • A New But Old Message Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 18, 2010
    based on 43 ratings

    What is this new but old message? 1- The truth is in Christ 2- The light is in loving others 3- The darkness is in hating others

    INTRO.- New but old. How can that be? How can anything be new and yet old at the same time? ILL.- Elaine and I have new neighbors next door. I had never met them until one day I was outside and noticed that a truck was delivering a pickup truck to their driveway. I went to investigate more

  • Loving The World Series

    Contributed by Vernon L Caruthers on Jan 28, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    This is the 5th sermon from 1 John. In these verses John warns us a BORN AGAIN CHRISTIANS to KEEP THEMSELVES in SWEET FELLOWSHIP with GOD & to AVOID at all cost the DESIRE to also have FELLOWSHIP with the WORLD. SATAN RUNS THIS WORLD.

    Sermons from the Book of 1 John January 29, 2010 Sermon #5 LOVING the WORLD: Scripture Ref: 1 John 2:15-17 ‘Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man loves the world, the love of the FATHER is not in him. For all that is in the world; the lust of the flesh more

  • Now That You've Tasted The Lord Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 10, 2009
    based on 121 ratings

    Because we have tasted of the goodness of the Lord, what should we do? Here is some of our pay back to Him. 1- We should rid evil 2- We should crave good 3- We should grow spiritually

    INTRO.- ILL.- Someone said: According to a recent article I just read on nutrition, they said eating right doesn’t have to be complicated. Nutritionists say there is a simple way to tell if you’re eating right. Colors. Fill your plates with bright colors. Greens, reds, yellows. In fact, I did more

  • The Four Levels Of Love Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Mar 10, 2008
    based on 13 ratings

    Where the joy of living a significant life comes from.

    We’re in this series called, “Made to Count – Am I Living a Life that Matters?” Last week in chapter one of John’s letter we discovered that FELLOWSHIP is one of the keys to living a life that matters. We’ve got to interact with others according to God’s instructions in order to live a more

  • Distractions

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Oct 12, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    There will always be distractions that keep us from focusing on God’s plan for us. The Bible calls these distractions "the world."

    Passage: I John 2:15-17 Intro: One of the first child-raising techniques I learned from my brother was the power of distraction. 1. baby fussing, wave a toy or make a face and very possibly she will be distracted from the task at hand. 2. cell phones in cars a problem, distraction il) more

  • The A C B's Of Spiritual Growth

    Contributed by Rich Vanarsdalen on Jul 2, 2007
    based on 25 ratings

    Explore the plan that God has for spiritual growth in the life of a believer; how we can mature in our relationship with God.

    The A C B’s of Spiritual Growth 1 John 2:12-14 Who here would like to grow in their spiritual walk? I have yet to hear a truly “born-again” person (one who had a genuine relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ) answer NO – I’M OK – NO NEED FOR GROWTH IN MY LIFE, THANKS. We are all more