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  • Those Who Know God Must Abide In Love Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Mar 22, 2001
    based on 70 ratings
     | 3,711 views

    For those who know God, love will be the evident characteristic of their lives.

    I. Love is a Persistent Theme (verses 10-11) A. John 13:34-35, “A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another.” B. John 15:12, “This is my ...read more

  • Wedding Service Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Apr 1, 2001
    based on 137 ratings
     | 12,904 views

    A traditional wedding service for a Southern Baptist Church

    Wedding.060 Bryan Fink & Monica Aaron Seating of Grandmothers: Seating of Mothers: Processional: Welcome & Call to Worship: We are gathered here today on this most joyous occasion, to witness the joining together of Bryan Fink and Monica Aaron in the holy estate of matrimony. On behalf of ...read more

  • Where Love Cannot Be Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 9,927 views

    11th in First John Series

    WHERE LOVE CANNOT BE 1 John 3:11-18 INTRO: Love is the identifying mark of the children of God. The Lord Jesus said, “By this shall all men know that you are my disciples if you have love for one another.” One of the early church fathers said about the early believers, “Behold, how they love ...read more

  • Passport To Life Series

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 4,438 views

    The love that Christians hold for one another and their self-sacrifice is evidence that they have been transformed from life that ends in death to eternal life with the Father.

    I JOHN 3:13-24 PASSPORT TO LIFE There are some powerful and surprising statements in I John 3 ". . . we know we have passed from death to life because we love the brothers. The man who does not love is among the living dead." Christians gather in churches for many reasons, but chief ...read more

  • Full Of Love Series

    Contributed by Brian Moon on Jun 26, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,272 views

    Part two of a series done on 1st John

    “Dear John,” part 2 (Full of Love) by Brian A. Moon Story – I love the game of Golf. To me there is nothing better than going out to the links on a warm summer afternoon. I love the anticipation as you drive up to the clubhouse and drop off your clubs. I love the smell of the grass and the fresh ...read more

  • The Real Thing

    Contributed by Stephen Rice on Jun 28, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 5,291 views

    A challenge to live the Real Thing! Not this fake, go to church, get excited after youth camp sort of faith.

    We all know the story of Abraham and Isaac, how God told him to the mountain and sacrifice his son. Abraham proceeded as told and took Isaac up, having been asked by his son Where the lamb for the offering was, Abraham just could say that God would provide. As they reached the top, Abraham bound ...read more

  • Understanding Love

    Contributed by David Cambridge on Jul 17, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 4,242 views

    The love we must mimic always makes itself known, is impartial, and knows no limits.

    Understanding Love A Few Things You Should Know About Love Introduction The command: "And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord: And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, ...read more

  • 7 Ways To Serve One Another Series

    Contributed by Jim Luthy on Dec 12, 2001
    based on 59 ratings
     | 21,975 views

    So how do we rightly relate to one another in our small groups? I have found there is no reason to "reinvent the wheel" in responding to this question. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, in his classic work, Life Together, explains 7 ways to serve your small group.

    Last week, I used an illustration to show that Jesus should be the center of our small group meetings. He is the real leader of the small group. He is alive. He comes to us in the person of the Holy Spirit. And he is Lord. But lying underneath this goal of our gathering is the reality that we ...read more

  • New Things

    Contributed by Steve Johnson on Dec 24, 2001
    based on 211 ratings
     | 27,279 views

    Origianlly used for a morning worship service, most recently used at a funeral for a 23yr old lady who died of cancer...easily adaptable for any regualr service or funeral service.

    What comes to your mind when I say "NEW"? What do you think of? I believe I would have to say that I think of Christmas. At Christmas, we get those "new" things. You may have thought of a new car or new house…maybe a new suit of clothes or a new baby even. But when you really stop to think ...read more

  • Love Is All You Need

    Contributed by Quintin Marrow on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,328 views

    TEXT SUMMARY: Sacrificial love for fellow believers is a sure and certain sign that we possess saving faith and are children of God; this love is a love of action not just words, and produces in those who exercise it confidence about their right standing with the Father.

    TEXT SUMMARY: Sacrificial love for fellow believers is a sure and certain sign that we possess saving faith and are children of God; this love is a love of action not just words, and produces in those who exercise it confidence about their right standing with the Father. OUTLINE OF THE TEXT: I. ...read more

  • Am I My Brother's Keeper?

    Contributed by Tom Lovorn on Nov 11, 2000
    based on 164 ratings
     | 38,601 views

    We still ask the third question in the Bible, "Am I my brother's keeper?" to excuse our responsibility for our fellowman.

    Am I My Brother's Keeper? Genesis 4:9; 1 John 3:11-24 Introduction This past week I installed a new ISP on my computer. I had to set up the DNS and the TCP/IP. Then I had to configure the SMTP and the POP. If you don't know what I'm talking about, maybe you'd better read the FAQ. By the way, ...read more

  • God's Definition Of Love

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 16, 2000
    based on 148 ratings
     | 6,759 views

    A devotion for growing believers

    “WE KNOW LOVE BY THIS, THAT HE LAID DOWN HIS LIFE FOR US, AND WE OUGHT TO LAY DOWN OUR LIVES FOR THE BRETHREN.” It is an interesting coincidence, that in John’s gospel, chapter three, verse 16 says, “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only Son, so that whoever believes in Him might ...read more

  • The Characteristics Of A Christian

    Contributed by David Cambridge on Jan 19, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 14,698 views

    There are several characteristics that every Christian should possess. Reveiwing these will help us to examine ourselves, and be in a better position to help the erring.

    The Characteristics Of A Christian A Question Of Judgment Introduction 1. What characterizes a disciple of Jesus? I ask this question because I believe there are some people who are “confused” about this! 2. In this lesson I will share my concerns and remind us of what ought to characterize a ...read more

  • Funeral Service For Judy ____________

    Contributed by Wayne Major on Jan 23, 2002
    based on 177 ratings
     | 15,966 views

    I was asked to share my feelings about suicide by the husband, who had been hurt many years earlier by some inappropriate comments by a pastor upon the suicide death of his friend.

    “My little children, let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth. And by this we know that we are of the truth, and shall assure our hearts before Him. For if our hearts condemns us, God is greater than our heart, and knows all things. Beloved, if our heart does not ...read more

  • What's Love God To Do With It?

    Contributed by Henry Lee on Mar 13, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,366 views

    LOVE IS AT THE CORE OF BEING A TRUE DISCIPLE

    PROPOSITION: Love is at the core of being a true disciple. INTRODUCTION How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee to the level of everyday’s Most ...read more