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  • The Love That Cast Out Fear

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Jul 7, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    We must know the love of God for us.

    THE LOVE THAT CAST OUT FEAR 1st John 1:4 1. The source of this love 1st John 4: 7Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. 2. The standard of love 1st John 4: more

  • Do You Want To Be Like Jesus Today? Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Aug 8, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    How often do you think about the things of God? How much time do you spend reading the Bible? There is so much in God’s word that we need to put into practice in our own lives. We need to ensure we are not running on empty.

    The Proof of the Spirit 1 John 4:10-4:17 This month in our Fresh Fire series we are considering the Holy Spirit in the Life and Ministry of Jesus. Looking at the life of Christ, is something that is essential for every believer. To help us grow in our understanding of Him & our more

  • When Others See God Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on May 21, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Love is at the core of what it means to be a Christian.

    20120520 7th Sunday of Easter B Ascension Sunday B Slide 1 Title: When Others See God Text: I John 4:7-21 (12-17) Slide 2 Thesis: Love is at the core of what it means to be a Christian. Series: The third in the series from I John 4:7-21, “The Christian’s Litmus more

  • Loving One Another Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on May 23, 2012

    I want to look at 7 things that are proven by loving one another.

    Out of the last 16 messages out of 1 John, we have heard at least a dozen of them mention that we should love one another. I guess God figures we should never get tired of hearing it and definitely never get tired of practicing it. The 6th test that proves that we really love God, once again, has more

  • The Commandment Of Compassion Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Jul 13, 2018
    based on 3 ratings

    The Commandment of Compassion: Luke 6:36, Jesus said “You must be compassionate, just as your Father is compassionate.”

    We continue in our series on Hope Found Here and this month our focus is on the Compassion of Father God. This morning what I want us to consider together is The Commandment of Compassion. To focus our thoughts this morning consider these words: Psalm 103:13 says, “The Lord is like a father to more

  • We Have...

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on May 15, 2016

    Life Light and Love – 1 John chapter 4 verses 1 to 17 – sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    SERMON OUTLINE: (1). We Have a New Nature (vs 1-8). (2). We Have a Unique Saviour (vs 9-11). (3). We Have the Holy Spirit (vs 12-17). SERMON BODY: Ill: • The old preacher had spent 40 years pastoring in the same church; • And he was highly respected in the community. more

  • Ain’t Nobody Can Bless You Like Jesus Can!

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Oct 14, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    If Jesus has God’s approval so do you because of your association and relationship with His Amazing Son! Abundant life is not Illusive , it’s exclusive and your entitled to it every single moment of your life!

    Ain’t Nobody can Bless you like Jesus Can! When you are willing to make Jesus a big part of your life, you can’t help but be Blessed. The longer you serve Him, the more you realize, how true the Word is and how faithful Jesus is to keep the Word and His Fathers Promises! Perspective is a funny more

  • Love & Joy In Believing

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 9, 2018

    This message focuses on the importance of believing in Jesus

    I. "WHOM NOT HAVING SEEN, YE LOVE; ON WHOM, THOUGH NOW YE SEE HIM NOT, YET BELIEVING, YE REJOICE GREATLY WITH JOY UNSPEAKABLE AND FULL OF GLORY" A. In the preceding verses the apostle has been speaking of the exceeding joy of the apostolic believers: 1. This in spite of bitter persecution and great more

  • God Cause Me To Exhibit Your Love Always Series

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on Nov 23, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Love one another and this shows the love of God in you

    *DAY 20 OF 11TH HOUR FASTING* May the peace of the Lord be with you. Prayer Topic: *GOD CAUSE ME TO EXHIBIT YOUR LOVE ALWAYS* Scripture: 1 John 4:7-12 King James Version (KJV) 7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth more

  • The Litmus Test Of Love Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 11, 2016

    1) Perfect Love & the Character of God (1 Jn. 4:7–8), 2) Perfect Love & the Coming of Christ (1 Jn. 4:9–11), 3) Perfect Love & the Christian’s Claim of Faith (1 Jn. 4:12–16), 4) Perfect Love & the Christian’s Confidence in Judgment (1 Jn. 4:17-21).

    In scientific experimentation, a Litmus Test is a test to establish the acidity or alkalinity of a mixture. The phrase has also been applied metaphorically to represent a crucial test using a single issue or factor as the basis for judgment. (Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © more

  • Believe 21 - Love Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on May 5, 2015

    The final 10 weeks cover Christian virtues, most from the Fruit of the Spirit. Today is Love.

    Believe 21: Love April 12, 2015 1 John 4:7-21 In her famous song, Tina Turner said “love is nothing more than a second hand emotion.” Of course, the Beatles told us, “all you need is love.” While Elvis said, “love me tender.” Of course, the best love song more

  • Overcoming Fear Thru The Love Of God Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Jan 19, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Paul instructed Timothy that in his Christian 'toolbelt' he had 3 tools by which he could overcome fear in his walk with Christ. The 1st of those tools we heard last week, it is the POWER of God! This morning we will look at the 2nd tool, the LOVE of God.

    SERMON BRIEF Date Written: January 17, 2015 Date Preached: January 18, 2015 Church: OPBC (AM) Sunday FOUNDATIONAL ELEMENTS Title: Love Overcomes Fear Text: 1 John 4:10-19 (ESV) ETS: Scripture makes it clear that fear and love do not coexist. ESS: Today’s passage is clear more

  • God Is Love Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jan 18, 2015

    Knowing God loves us changes everything. We are secure in His love and able to love others. God's love is infinite, individual, initiative, and involved. The Cross is the proof of God's love.

    Esteemed theologian Karl Barth was asked by a student at the University of Chicago, “What is the essence of the biblical message?” Everyone breathlessly awaited a profound, scholarly answer. Barth replied: “Jesus loves me, this I know, for the Bible tells me so.” The love more

  • The Prerequisite Of Love

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 134 ratings

    In our Scripture for today we can easily conclude that love is not an emotion as much as it is an emulation of the One who first loved us. Love is more than a longing -- it is an action.

    The Prerequisite Of Love 1 John 4:7-12 I first heard the report on the radio as I was driving to work this week - Jane Fonda had given her life to Christ. The woman who has recently gone through a divorce to Ted Turner, sold more exercise videos than Bill Gates has sold Windows, and who has more

  • The Sacrifice Of Love

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 17 ratings


    THE SACRIFICE OF LOVE PROVES A RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD (4:7 - 5:3) 1. Two Arguments for Loving the Brethren (4:7-12) a. Based on God's Eternal Nature (:7-8) -- Love is Consistent with His Nature 1) Positively (:7) 2) Negatively (:8) b. Based on God's Historical Gift (:9-12) -- Love is more