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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

  • 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

  • Daring To Be Loved Series

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Nov 5, 2018

    Daring to be Loved Series: Daring Faith Brad Bailey – November 4, 2018

    Daring to be Loved Series: Daring Faith Brad Bailey – November 4, 2018 Intro We’re continuing in our Fall venture into the nature of faith. Faith is stepping into what God has promised…and provides. So we have engaged the nature of daring to move forward… daring to commit…daring to plant… and 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

  • The Evidence Of Godly Love Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Jun 24, 2016

    Love is a powerful force and motivator in our lives. Love compels us to act, affecting our lives and our behavior toward others. Love motivated Christ to bear our sin on the cross. Genuine love has the power to transform lives.

    The Evidence of Godly Love 1 John 4: 17-21 There are three words we never tire of hearing: I love you. No doubt we all have spoken those words many times in our lives, and I am sure we have been sincere, hopefully most of the time. I do fear there are times when words are empty though. We may 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

  • Love That Lasts Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Feb 26, 2016

    Love, God, Faithfulness, Fear vs. Assurance

    Love Like You Mean It – Love That Lasts 1 John 4:16-18 (pg. 857) February 28, 2016 Introduction: I have a joke I share with my mom almost every single week as she goes to the beauty parlor to get her hair “did.” She says they’re going to give her a more

  • How To Build Friendships With Difficult People

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 37 ratings

    In our quest to develop a better relationship with a difficult person, we should be aware of some of the BASIC STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING INTIMATE FRIENDSHIPS.

    In our quest to develop a better relationship with a difficult person, we should be aware of some of the BASIC STRATEGIES FOR DEVELOPING INTIMATE FRIENDSHIPS. Developing a trusting relationship is a process that involves work. A true friend walks in when others walk out on us. Someone who is more

  • Sixteen Signs Of A True Believer Part 8 Series

    Contributed by Larry Wilson on Jul 10, 2010

    Sermon 12 in the series, "Things that Accompany Salvation." This sermon:: (Sign # 13) The Constraint Test. Do I love God? (1 John 4:19) The love of God constrains me.

    Series: Things That Accompany Salvation Hebrews 6:9 But, beloved, we are persuaded better things of you, and things that accompany salvation, though we thus speak. Message 12: Sixteen Signs of a True Believer (Part VIII) (2 Cor. 5:14; 13:5; 1 Jn. 4:16-21) 2 Corinthians 13:5 Examine more

  • What Is Your Motivation With Jesus?

    Contributed by Michael Bolin on Dec 27, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Discerning your reasoning for being a Christian.

    What is your motivation with Jesus? Have you ever noticed some things in the world look the same? Have you watched the winter Olympics? On the downhill slope ski slope all participants look exactly the same. They will each ware a white helmet, blue uniform and a white vest that said Vancouver. more

  • Love One Another

    Contributed by Michael Bolin on Dec 28, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Valentine sermon. Call to love the unlovable.

    Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone! It is the day of love. The history of Valentine's Day — and its patron saint — is shrouded in mystery. But we do know that February has long been a month of romance. One legend contends that Valentine was a priest who served during the third more

  • Source Of Love

    Contributed by Bill Butsko on Apr 30, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    True love comes from Almighty God.

    Text: “Love has been perfected among us…” (v. 17) How long has love been around? How would you answer that question? We have all experienced love in some form. Our families love us. As babies, we had parents who loved us. As we grew older we “fell in love” with a particular person. Love more

  • Real Love That Lasts

    Contributed by Greg Nance on May 6, 2010

    John's words inspire us to embrace and practice God's love. This is how we know we are His!

    1 John 4:7-21 7 Beloved, let us love one another (in deed and truth), for love (in deed and truth) is from God; and everyone who loves (in deed and truth) is born of God and knows God. 8The one who does not love (in deed and truth) does not know God, for God is love (in deed and truth). 9By more