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  • Jesus Lives For Us

    Contributed by Pastor Duncan Shabane on Feb 27, 2021

    Jesus was full of love, He was the defination of what love is, reflecting the glory of His Father.

    evidence of life is love  (1 John 3) ___(V 14-15) ** the evidence of love is Christ ___(Romans 5:8) ___(John 15:13) ** the practice of love is..... (V.17-18) ___two things 1) Sacrificial ___the love of Jesus was sacrificial. He laid His life for us. We had a debt we could not pay and He more

  • Let's Go To Dinner Series

    Contributed by Lanny Smith on Feb 11, 2021

    How much is enough? What do we do and where do we turn when we're afraid we don't have enough of (fill in the blank)? Jesus confronts his disciples with an enormous challenge to feed 5,000 people. But there's not enough. Now what?

    You can listen to the audio of the sermon on my podcast at: Follow The Leader - Feeding the 5,000 “What’s for Supper?” • We’re having lunch together after services this morning. My wife is back in the kitchen right now checking on the preparation. • Right more

  • Love Is

    Contributed by Darian Catron on Feb 10, 2021

    What is love? How will I know love when I see it? Is it just something I feel inside? Is it just a word we say? What the World says about love and what the Word says about love are two very different ideas.

    INTRODUCTION: Illustration/Story/Quote/Statistic- One of my main languages is music, so I’m going to be quoting some popular songs of my era that talk about love this morning since it is, after-all, Valentine’s Day. I hope you don’t mind. In the popular 80s song by the group Foreigner, the lead more

  • Moving Toward Spiritual Discernment-7

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Oct 6, 2020

    7 of ? The apostle John sheds light on the need for Spiritual Discernment in the Church. Spiritual Discernment is a necessity in the Church. But How is it to be achieved/accomplished? Moving(yourself, the Church, & others) toward spiritual discernment recognizes...

    MOVING TOWARD SPIRITUAL DISCERNMENT-VII —1John 3:16b-19(3:10--4:21) Attention: There will always be people who attempt to place all belief systems ‘in the same basket’ as it were. Claiming that all of them—Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Buddhists, etc.— are ‘chasing after’ the same things, albeit more

  • A Study Of The Letter Of First John – Personalities Of The Children Of God – Part Ii Series

    Contributed by Chuck Brooks on Aug 10, 2020

    The “love of the brethren” is one of the greatest witnesses the church can have, because love is the greatest among all the virtues.

    They Love the Brethren (Ch. 3:11 – 3:18) 1 John 3:11 For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another; From the beginning of the ministry of Jesus, He gave this command to His followers. He said, “By this shall all men know that you are My more

  • Is The Word Christian A Noun Or Verb?

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Jul 27, 2020

    We aren't called to be observers but to be doers.

    1 John 3:16-19 (NLT) 16 We know what real love is because Jesus gave up his life for us. So we also ought to give up our lives for our brothers and sisters.  This isn't necessarily dying physically for someone but we should be willing to give a part of ourselves for others more

  • The Matchless Love Of God Series

    Contributed by Nkwor Sunday Azuka on Jul 17, 2020

    The Love of God is matchless and limitless, everlasting and all time pure. The World can never know any love as rich, pure and assuring as the love of God.

    LOVE FOR ONE ANOTHER Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove more

  • Lavish Love Lavishly Shared Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Jul 17, 2020

    God’s unconditional, forgiving, accepting love has caused God to take responsibility to save us. We take this lavish love and lavish that love onto others.

    You can also listen to the full message here:- Message 1 John 3:1-24 “Lavish Love Lavishly Shared” Here is a question for all of us, whether we are older or younger. Who sometimes feels, or felt, that their parents don't understand them? … or more

  • Love One Another

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jul 7, 2020

    We are called to love one another. we do not always have to agree to love like Christ.

    Love one another 1 John 3:11-24 Introduction- Good Morning, As we begin the service this morning, listen to the lyrics to the song “Do it again” from Elevation worship. Walking around these walls, I thought by now they’d fall But you have never failed me yet. Waiting for change to come Knowing more

  • Strait And Narrow Sermon Vi: Mature Christians Live And Love Like Jesus Series

    Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Jun 10, 2020

    As culture drifts further away from biblical truth, mature Christians - those who truly know Him Who is not of this world - seek to be like Him in word and in deed.

    CHRISTIANS WHO TRULY KNOW “HIM WHO IS NOT OF THIS WORLD” LIVE AND LOVE LIKE HIM Two little lines I heard one day, traveling along life’s busy way, bringing conviction to my heart, and from my mind will never depart: “Only one life twill soon be past, only what’s done for more

  • Greater Love

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan L Vorce on May 23, 2020

    Today is Memorial Day. Memorial Day is when we remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom’s here in America. We honor our slain heroes today.

    John 15:12-17 - AMP 12. This is My commandment: that you love one another [just] as I have loved you. 13. No one has greater love [no one has shown stronger affection] than to lay down (give up) his own life for his friends. 14. You are My friends if you keep on doing the things which I command you more

  • Loving Others Series

    Contributed by Chris Swanson on Apr 4, 2020

    The life of grace is the start and first standard in the heart of a Believer. Those who have disdain in their hearts for their brother must be deprived of love.

    Jesus taught that hate is the same as murder. The life of Jesus, eternal life, cannot abide in us if we hate others. Do we detest any of our fellow Christians, or for that matter, anyone? In verses 15-16 • John repeats Jesus' words that one who loathes someone else is a killer in his more

  • Do We Love The Brethren? Series

    Contributed by Dr. David Hallum on Sep 11, 2019

    Do We Love the Brethren? 1John 3.14-20

    Introduction: Love In Action October 24, 1996 A sophmore sent a love letter to his girlfriend. It read: “I’d climb the highest mountain, sail the widest ocean, cross the hottest desert just to see you. P.S.—I’ll be over Saturday night if it doesn’t rain.” We chuckle at his fickleness, but more

  • An Oasis Of Love

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 13, 2019
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    If you want to create an oasis of love in a hostile world, don’t hate like Cain. Instead, love like Christ – give yourself with concrete compassion.

    For a little while on a Wednesday afternoon two years ago (July 2017), customers at an ATM in Corpus Christi, Texas, got a curious extra with their cash. Along with a receipt detailing their transaction, they got a little hand-written note. A contractor had been installing a new lock on the more

  • The Mark Of A Christian Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 27, 2019

    As Christians it is essential that we display the Mark of love.

    The Mark Of A Christian Text: 1 John 3:11-18 Introduction 1. Illustration: "It is possible to be a Christian without showing the mark, but if we expect non-Christians to know that we are Christians, we must show the mark." "Love--and the unity it attests to--is the mark Christ gave more