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  • Who Do You Love?

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 74 ratings

    Will we love the ways of the world or the ways of God?

    "Who Do You Love?" 1 John 2:15-17 Dr. Jorge Crespo de Toral was born into an aristocratic family in Ecuador. He was educated as a lawyer and it seemed that he was destined for a life of affluence and power. Instead, Jorge Crespo became a labor lawyer and took up the cause of the poor in a land more

  • Walking In The Light

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 13 ratings

    Walking in the Light Means Separation From the World 1.

    Walking in the Light Means Separation From the World 1. Total Separation from the World is Commanded (:15a) a. The nature of the separation --"do not love" an obligation, not an option for the believer b. The extent of the separation -- total 1) From the world system 2) From the particular more

  • The Greater Inheritance (Part 3)

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Jan 8, 2002
    based on 18 ratings

    Is our inheritance in this life, the life to come, or both?

    Greater Inheritance (Part 3) Forfeiting Our Reward In God’s plan, everything in life works together for our benefit. As we have looked at beforehand, it is our eternal benefit God has in mind. Sometimes what benefits today also has eternal rewards as well. However, many times what seems to be a more

  • Worrying For Our Treasure

    Contributed by Russ Houser on Jan 19, 2002
    based on 13 ratings

    Life sometimes deals us a rotten hand. We can either let that eat at us, or we can learn from it and move on. But what happens when we dwell on these bad things that happen to us and our families?

    Worrying for our treasure 1-20-02 AM Matthew 6 19 Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: 20 But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not more

  • Warning This World Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

    Contributed by Cedric Portis on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 34 ratings

    We tend to get so tied up in the hustle and bustle of our daily lives that we can become idolatrous without even realizing it. Make God’s will a priority in your life to aviod the traps of this world.

    Warning!! this world can be hazardous to your health John I 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. John I 2:16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride more

  • Those Who Know God Must Not Love The World Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Mar 22, 2001
    based on 59 ratings

    If we say we know God, our affections will be toward Him and what He loves.

    I. Family Distinctions (verses 12-14) Written in a poetic, repetitive form; probably for emphasis A. Little Children - teknion (tek-nee’-on) - An infant, that is, (plural figurative) darlings (Christian converts):—little children. 1. Denotes young converts 2. Also can be young children B. Fathers more

  • Satan And His Devices Series

    Contributed by Mark Hodges on Jun 16, 2001
    based on 90 ratings

    The things that Satan uses in order to ruin and destroy.

    Satan And His Devices Sermon by: Mark D. Hodges I John 2:15-17 Introduction: The February 26, 1974 edition of Insight told the story of Major William Martin, a British subject who was buried near Huelvo on the southern coast of Spain. Martin never knew the great contribution he made to the Allied more

  • Measure Of A Man

    Contributed by Brent Williams on Jun 19, 2001
    based on 104 ratings

    The world we live in puts us on their scales, but God Measures us completely different. Let us see how God measures us!

    Measure of a Man 1 John 2:15-17 Intro: The apostle is giving us a picture of what the world is like. A picture of how the world wants us to be, but God has so much more in store for you and I. The world measures us by it’s standard. I want us to look at some of the things that the world more

  • I Know That I Will Make It Through The End Times! Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 59 ratings

    This sermon gives practical advice on how to remain faithful through the end times.

    What Do You Know? I Know that I will Make it through the End Times! 1 John 2:15-27 & 4:1-6 April 22, 2001 Intro: A. [Preparing for Judgment, Citation: Jon Mutchler, Ferndale, Washington; source: Seattle Times (3-27-00)] On March 26, 2000, Seattle’s famed Kingdome—home of the Seattle Seahawks, more

  • The Demas Syndrome Series

    Contributed by Steven Dow on Oct 18, 2001
    based on 243 ratings

    This sermon identifies the symptoms of The Demas Syndrome, which is the disease of falling in love with the world.

    THE DEMAS SYNDROME by Steven L. Dow 1 John 2:15-17 INTRODUCTION: John begins this passage with a clear command: “Do not love the world or anything in the world.” Why can’t we love the world? The Bible tells us in John 3:16 that God loved the world, so why can’t we? In order to answer that more

  • Say No To The World

    Contributed by Victor Nazareth on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 39 ratings

    John tells us to say no to the world. As God’s people we need to recognize and reject all that is of the world so that the love of God may flow freely in our lives.

    Introduction: John tells us to say no to the world. There is a need for us to understand the world system that stands opposed to everything in the kingdom of God. As God’s people we need to recognize and reject all that is of the world so that the love of God may flow freely in our lives. I more

  • The Problem With Old Time Religion

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Aug 8, 2002
    based on 30 ratings

    How to remain a Christian and grow in response to God’s grace

    The Problem with Old-Time Religion Text: 1 John 2:5-17 Topic: How to remain a Christian and grow in response to God’s grace A little boy was in a relative’s wedding. As he was coming down the aisle, he would take 2 steps, stop and trun to the crowd. While facing the crowd, he would put his ands up more

  • Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Aug 29, 2002
    based on 34 ratings

    Often we go through life looking for love and do not find it, maybe we are looking for love in all the wrong places

    1 John 2:15-17 Looking For Love In All The Wrong Places! Introduction A. Do you remember in Elementary School when a boy or a girl would like you? What did your mom tell you? They are the ones that pick on you. B. They are the ones you think hate you C. They are the ones that tell you they can more

  • Getting The Definitions Right

    Contributed by Bradley Boydston on Nov 26, 2002
    based on 63 ratings

    Fellowship with God is a matter of letting that which comes from him, rather than the world system, define how we live.

    - - - - - - - Unless otherwise indicated all scripture is quoted from the New Living Translation of the Bible. - - - - - - - Several people have commented about the fact that they are finding the book of 1st John to be extremely timely and thought-provoking. I agree. Sometimes when we’re looking more

  • Where Do You Stand?

    Contributed by Mitch Chapman on Jan 11, 2003
    based on 51 ratings

    A sermon looking at our place with God. Are we for him or against him? If we are tempted, does that mean we are against God?

    Where do we stand? Where we stand becomes important. I was standing outside fishing, Having a lot of fun and catching a lot of fish. So I hadn’t even noticed the ants. Then it was to late I felt the first one bite me about my belly then they all started to bite me at once. It was like they all more