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  • All You Need Is Love, And You Have Plenty Of It In Jesus

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on May 7, 2021
     | 853 views

    John calls on us to live a life of love as we celebrate the resurrection in Easter season.

    5.9.21 1 John 4:7–21 7 Dear friends, let us love one another, because love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 The one who does not love has not known God, because God is love. 9 This is how God’s love for us was revealed: God has sent his only-begotten ...read more

  • Love: The Foundation For Pentecost

    Contributed by Russell Metcalfe on May 6, 2021
     | 564 views

    "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this shall all men know that you are My disciples, if you have love one for another."

    May 27, 1990 AM  Lesson (I John 4:7-21) Text- John 13:34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this shall all men know that you are My disciples, if you have love one for another. INTRODUCTION 1. This is ...read more

  • Perfecting Love (Fifth Sunday Of Easter, Lectionary Year B)

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Apr 28, 2021
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,067 views

    Tying the Gospel portion of the lectionary (John 15:1 - 8) to today’s text (I John 4:7 -21) we can draw the conclusion that if we are detached from the life giving vine that we are incomplete, insecure, dissatisfied and spiritually starving.

    PERFECTING LOVE Text: I John 4:7 - 21 1 John 4:7-21  Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. (8) Whoever does not love does not know God, for God is love.  (9)  God's love was revealed among us in this way: ...read more

  • Commentary 1 John, Ch. 4 Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 7, 2021
     | 1,025 views

    The mention of faith in 1John 3:23 had reminded the Apostle John of the danger of intellectual and moral error. After the last paragraph, the mention of God’s Spirit gave him a form to clothe the discussion of truth and falsehood in its human manifestations.

    TRIUMPHAL ENTRY COMMENTARY 1 JOHN, CH. 4 Greater is he that is in you than he that is in the world. King James Bible Testing the Spirits 1Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. ...read more

  • Part Two - Developing A Great And Intimate Relationship With God, The Son - Jesus Series

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jun 14, 2021
    based on 4 ratings
     | 609 views

    Now that you have had a glimpse of God, the Father, it's time to understand who God, the Son is.

    A. What is YOUR answer to each of these questions: 1. Who is Jesus? 2. Is He your personal Savior? 3. Is He the center of your thoughts? 4. Do you accept the total redemption He paid for you or do you think you have to earn it somehow? 5. Do you have to pay penitence for ...read more

  • Part Three - Developing A Great And Intimate Relationship With God, The Holy Spirit Series

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jun 14, 2021
    based on 4 ratings
     | 721 views

    Once we have learned about God, the Father, and God, the Son, it is equally crucial that you understand your relationship with the Holy Spirit. He is your counselor, comforter, and guide.

    "But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be ...read more

  • Won't You Be My Neighbor? Part Two Series

    Contributed by Scott Maze on Jun 11, 2021
     | 457 views

    Your car is from Detroit and your TV is from somewhere in Asia. But love is an import from heaven. Love comes from above.

    For the next few Sundays, we are going to focus on our relationships in our community in a series, entitled, Won’t You Be Our Neighbor? We are asking many of you to read The Art of Neighboring as we progress through the series. This is a light read that you can move through in a matter of a couple ...read more

  • Captivator: Small: Hour Glass Of Time: Comparison

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Sep 8, 2021
     | 72 views

    I have a clock and a hourglass... what are the differences? Is this the hill on which I want to die? Small differences can destroy unity.

    CAPTIVATOR: SMALL? THE HOUR GLASS OF TIME? COMPARISON. By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I HAVE A CLOCK AND A LARGE HOUR GLASS. Remember: There has been a soap opera or drama that has ran for 56 seasons, since 1965. This drama is set in the town of Salem in the Midwest. LIKE THE ...read more

  • What Does God's Love Look Like? Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Dec 24, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,163 views

    If you discovered that you had only five minutes left to say all that you wanted to way, what would you say - and to whom?

    “Questions About God: What Does God’s Love Look Like?” 1 Jn. 2:3-5; 3:1-3, 16-20; 4:7-21 If you discovered that you had only five minutes left to say all that you wanted to say, what would you say -- and to whom? A man named Christopher Morley posited that “every ...read more

  • Perfected Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Apr 26, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,880 views

    The disciples saw love perfected in Jesus, were able to live it themselves and now testify how love is perfected in us and describes how it looks in a fallen world.

    Perfected 1 John 4:14-21 • It is really one of the most uncomfortable positions a family can be in. • I don’t desire to pull off any memory bandages before wounds heal, but the seriousness of this topic demands it. • We have all visited a family in the hospital who was ...read more

  • Who God Is And Who God Is Not

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Apr 26, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,045 views

    A sermon about God's agape love and our call to live it.

    “What God Is and What God Is Not” 1 John 4:7-21 I served an extremely diverse and great congregation for 6 years in Newport News, Virginia. We came from just about every ethnic group and socio-economic background. One day I was visiting with a young, single mother who was ...read more

  • Loving One Another Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on May 23, 2012
     | 4,450 views

    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 ...read more

  • "Nofear" Love! Series

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Jun 4, 2012
     | 4,170 views

    Fear inhibits our abiity to experience the love of God and impedes our ability to love others... but perfect love expels our fear.

    Title: “No Fear” Love! Text: I John 4:7-21 (17b-21) Thesis: Fear inhibits our ability to experience the love of God and impedes our ability to love others… but perfect love casts out fear! Series: The fifth in the series from I John 4:7-21, “The Christian’s ...read more

  • Faith For Show

    Contributed by John Ong on Sep 30, 2015
     | 1,810 views

    Today’s topic is at the very core of Christianity. It speaks of how we interpret our world as Christians and look beyond what is temporary.

    Today’s topic is at the very core of Christianity. It speaks of how we interpret our world as Christians and look beyond what is temporary. As we wake up every morning, and the gears of our brain and heart starts to function, we are solely watched by God and not assessed by those around ...read more

  • Love's In The Driver Seat Series

    Contributed by Rick Burdette on Oct 24, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 7,839 views

    Love, Fear, Perfection, Others

    FAITH OVER FEAR - Love’s In the Driver’s Seat 1 John 4:13-21 (p. 857) October 29, 2017 Introduction: One of my favorite stories is told by Bob Russell in his book “When Life is a Zoo, God Still Loves You.” A woman has left work late one night and as she gets on ...read more