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  • Chapter Three Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Mar 20, 2014

    1 John: Chapter Three

    1 John: Chapter Three DOL produces Holiness (26-28 – 3:3) In this new section John addresses the believers as little children, and commands them to abide or persevere so that (purpose) they have confidence when he returns. He knows that there will be people who will shrink back when more

  • Love Is A Verb Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 30, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    In this sermon, we explore what love is and conclude that love is a decision and love is what we do.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a husband and wife, who had been married for many years and who were having dinner one night. 1. As they ate, the wife commented, “When we were first married, you took the small piece of meat and gave me the larger piece, but now you take the large one more

  • Children Of The Resurrection Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on May 27, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    Children of the Resurrection are not marked by 1) Murder (1 John 3:12, 14), 2) Hatred (1 John 3:13, 15), and 3) Indifference toward other children of God (1 John 3:16–18).

    A recent story in a popular magazine gave some suggestions for “How to Heal a Family Feud.” It was sprinkled with anecdotes of families torn apart by petty squabbles, carefully nursed grudges, perceived and real hurts, and substantial doses of anger. But there were also stories of happy more

  • Putting Our Love Into Action Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Jun 23, 2016

    Our efforts for the Lord will be futile without love. We know the Bible commands that we love one another, and yet we fail to fully heed the command. Our world needs to experience love in action, not just in word.

    Putting our Love into Action 1 John 3: 11-17 Our text this evening continues to deal with the great theme of love that John has already dealt with extensively. I suppose there is no wonder John felt so impressed to emphasize love among the believers. He was blessed to walk with the Lord, more

  • Abiding In Christ Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Jun 23, 2016

    The ultimate goal of every believer should be Christ-likeness. The closer we walk with Him, growing in grace, the more like Him we become. In order to live victorious, fulfilling Christian lives, we must abide in Christ.

    Abiding in Christ 1 John 3: 18-24 Living a Christian life requires much more than church attendance during weekly services. Being known as a Christian is literally to be known as a follower of Christ, one who strives to live life as Christ lived. Being a Christian isn’t merely more

  • The Character Of A Disciple: Compassion Series

    Contributed by Gordon Pike on Jun 13, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    I love Jesus’ parables. Sometimes they’re like exploding birthday cakes. Sometimes they’re like a mirror. Sometimes they’re like an onion. And sometimes, like Jesus’ parable of “The Good Samaritan,” they can be all three.

    I love Jesus’ parables. Sometimes they’re like exploding birthday cakes. Sometimes they’re like a mirror. Sometimes they’re like an onion. And sometimes, like Jesus’ parable of “The Good Samaritan,” they can be all three. [Read Luke 10:25-37] Let’s begin to examine the different layers more

  • Do The Little Things Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Feb 13, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Everything in the Christian life is based imitating Christ. As Christ-imitators, we need to remember that: Our acts of service imitate Jesus, Our acts of service demonstrate our love, Our acts of service validate our words.

    Do the Little Things. 1 John 3:16-18 Everything in the Christian life is based imitating Christ As Christ-imitators, we need to remember that: 1. Our acts of service imitate Jesus v.16 Romans 5:8 Matthew 20:26-28 John 13 2. Our acts of service demonstrate our more

  • So That They May Know Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 15, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    No. 7 in a series of 8 messages on the church covenant dealing with our care for one another

    Text: 1 John 3:11-18, Title: So That They May Know, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/7/08, PM A. Opening illustration: read first half of letter on p. 90 MacArthur Comm Acts 1-12 B. Background to passage: John is writing to a church involved in a split with its roots in theology. He wrote the book to salvage more

  • God's Valentine To Us

    Contributed by Richard White on Dec 9, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Hallmark is known for its card, yet they cannot duplicate the greatest love story of all times. God’s valentine to us

    God’s Valentine to Us 1JN 3:1 how great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet more

  • Beyond The Walls: We Care

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Oct 23, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    I hope that you have a desire to be a caring person and someone that lives out the same kind of love that Jesus Christ modeled for us. Our perspective about needs and fulfilling needs should be the same as described in Scripture. Today, we are going to

    BEYOND THE WALLS: WE CARE 1 JOHN 3:16-18 SITUATION 1 Stan is a man out of work. He is a cabinet maker, but his company mishandled funds and now he is out of a job. Jobs are hard to come by. He and his wife had two months of savings, but now that is gone. It was not spent frivolously, but on more

  • True Values: Love Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Nov 7, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Love is the distinguishing characteristic of all true believers.

    True Values: Love Text: 1 Jn. 3:11-18 Introduction 1. Illustration: On December 2001, the “Leaning Tower of Pisa” was finally reopened to the public, after having been closed for almost a dozen years. During that time, engineers completed a 25 million dollar renovation project designed more

  • "Love Is Matter Of Life And Death”

    Contributed by John Harper on Nov 11, 2008

    Will we obey the command of Christ to love our neighbor?

    I John 3:11-24 Pastor John L. Harper Warden Assembly of God April 16, 2008 Introduction: “Love is matter of life and death” (Va. Tech shooting) I. THE MANDATE OF LOVE (vs. 11-15) A. The primary duty of the Christian 1. Love is the first thing that is taught to new believers 2. Love more

  • Loving With Actions And In Truth Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 11, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    We are a people who put others first, who freely share, and who love in truth and action.

    Loving With Actions And In Truth: Who We Are 1 John 3:16-22 Oct 16, 2005 Intro: What is love? I’m married to a scientist; some of her colleagues would describe love simply as a biochemical reaction in the brain that produces a variety of emotional stimuli and motivation for behavior. more

  • How God's Love Is Made Perfect Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 11, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    God’s love is made perfect in us. And when we say “us”, we do not mean as a bunch of individuals, but rather in our relationships together.

    How God’s Love Is Made Perfect: 1 John 4:7-12 The People of God: Studies in 1 John November 13, 2005 Intro: Have you ever felt perfectly loved? Like you were free to be completely yourself, without hiding or pretending, without fear, just totally able to be yourself and to discover more

  • Making Love Last In The Home Series

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on May 7, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    I John 3:18-24 gives clear teachings and guidelines on how to make love last in the home and family.

    “Making Love Last in the Home” I John 3:18-24 During the month of May we are focusing on the home and family. From Biblical and secular history the slogan that says “As the Family goes so goes the Nation” is more than a slogan it is a fundamental truth. Nations rise or fall according to the more