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  • Beloved, Try The Spirits

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Apr 27, 2002
    based on 6 ratings

    In Ch.1 John established that we have fellowship with the Father through the Son, and we demonstrate the reality of that fellowship: to the world; and to our self (assurance) - by living a holy life. In ch.2 & 3 we enlarged on the idea of the assurance of

    A habit of devout fellowship with God is the spring of all our life, and the strength of it. <Henry Edward Manning, British Cardinal, 1808-1892> + That should be the goal of our Christian walk + And that was our stated reason for starting this series from 1 John + [1:3] = Horizontal AND vertical more

  • I Know That I Will Make It Through The End Times! Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Apr 25, 2001
    based on 59 ratings

    This sermon gives practical advice on how to remain faithful through the end times.

    What Do You Know? I Know that I will Make it through the End Times! 1 John 2:15-27 & 4:1-6 April 22, 2001 Intro: A. [Preparing for Judgment, Citation: Jon Mutchler, Ferndale, Washington; source: Seattle Times (3-27-00)] On March 26, 2000, Seattle’s famed Kingdome—home of the Seattle Seahawks, more

  • The Problem Of False Prophets

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Sep 5, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    with 9/11 more and more kooks and false teaching are coming up - how can we be sure who is right on

    THE PROBLEM OF FALSE PROPHETS Text: 1 John 4:1-21 Original Letter circling the Internet: The date of the attack: 9/11 - 9 + 1 + 1 = 11. September 11th is the 254th day of the year: 2 + 5 + 4 = 11 After September 11th there are 111 days left to the end of the year. 119 is the area code to more

  • Church Leadership Training #2 Series

    Contributed by James May on Apr 18, 2001
    based on 100 ratings

    More on Leadership Characteristics necessary in the church.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many more

  • Truth Is The Basis For Faith And Love

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 21 ratings

    Truth is the Basis for Faith and Love -- Spiritual Teaching Must Be Examined to Identify Its Source 1.

    Truth is the Basis for Faith and Love -- Spiritual Teaching Must Be Examined to Identify Its Source 1. Christians Are Commanded to Exercise Discernment (:1) a. Commandment stated negatively -- Don't be gullible b. Commandment stated positively -- Test the spirits 1) the nature of the test 2) the more

  • False Prophets And Faithful Priests Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 5, 2002
    based on 74 ratings

    13th in First John Series

    FALSE PROPHETS AND FAITHFUL PRIESTS 1 John 4:1-6 INTRO: Here is a word of warning which the Lord God gives to us about the danger of false prophets. It is a warning from God that we are not to believe everything we hear even though it may come from supposedly Christian sources. ILLUS: Teaching more

  • Test The Spirits

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Aug 28, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    We should no blindly accept everything that we hear, rather we should go and study the Bible before we make a decision

    1 John 4:1-6 Test the Spirits Introduction A. It is almost the end of the school year B. Such a joyous time for all kids and teachers C. What normally happens at the end of the school year D. It is called finals E. Test based on everything that you were suppose to learn throughout the year F. They more

  • Is Jesus "The" Only Way?

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    This sermon is intended to defend the faith that Jesus Christ is the Way, the Truth, and the Life, and that for those of us who call ourselves Christian, Jesus is "The" only Way!

    I. Illustration: (source unknown) There is an old story about a revival preacher, maybe it was about Billy Graham holding a revival in a rather large town. During the day he decided to walk to the Post Office and mail a few letters. As he made his way he realized he was not sure about weather or more

  • The Greater One Within

    Contributed by Mark Baker on Mar 5, 2005
    based on 44 ratings

    The Work and effect of the Holy Spirit In every believer.

    1 John 4:4 You are of God, little children, and have overcome them, because He who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. Greater simply means more. The One who is more than enough is in the inside of you. If you are in Christ Jesus, the Holy Spirit, the One who is more is on the more

  • Dear Friends...test The Spirits

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on May 3, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    EASTER 6(B) - Dear friends, believers, are to test the spirits in order to recognize the Spirit of God and then listen to the Spirit of God.

    DEAR FRIENDS…TEST THE SPIRITS (Outline) 1 JOHN 4:1-11 - May 1, 2005 - EASTER 6 INTRO: Today’s text talks about tests. As believers we are to put those entrusted with the message of salvation to the test. The message from God that men proclaim is to be just that – God’s message. The only way more

  • Are You Dealing With The Right Spirit?

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jul 14, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    What we have before us is a critical passage from the standpoint that it is important to discern the spirits. Whenever anyone comes to know Christ as Savior, they are immediately transported into a relationship with God... The Holy Spirit of God is our a

    ARE YOU DEALING WITH THE RIGHT SPIRIT? 1 John 4:1-6 INTRODUCTION: What we have before us is a critical passage from the standpoint that it is important to discern the spirits. Whenever anyone comes to know Christ as Savior, they are immediately transported into a relationship with God. It is a more

  • Which Spirit Will I Let Live Within Me???

    Contributed by Charles Banks on Jul 18, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    This sermon poses an overall thought-provoking and soul-searching question that we all need to ask ourselves!

    “Which Spirit Will I Let Live Within Me???” Overall text: I John 4:4 Momentary text: Matthew 12:43-45 2 things that are apparent in the Bible: 1. Unclean spirits (occurs 21 times in entire Bible; 20 times in NT) 2. Foul spirits (2 times entire Bible) The Bible never makes a reference to a more

  • Da Vinci Code: Separating Fact From Fiction Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 20, 2006
    based on 117 ratings

    Separating fact from fiction is not easy but it is necessary when it comes to the DaVinci Code.

    Cracking the DaVinci Code: Separating Fact from Fiction 1 John 4:1-7 Rev. Brian Bill 4/23/06 My mom is an avid reader and a member of a book club. A couple years ago she read the DaVinci Code by Dan Brown and was deeply disturbed. She asked me some questions and I couldn’t answer them because I more

  • How To Spot The Devil's Kids

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Oct 4, 2006

    How to recognize and guard against false teachers

    Shiloh Bible Church 1 John 4:1-6 How To Spot The Devil’s Kids Introduction Robert Philip Hanssen. Perhaps you recall that name from a few years ago. It was national news. Robert Hanssen was a 57-year old FBI agent who was convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. He was arrested in February, more

  • Phonies In The Church

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Mar 16, 2001
    based on 64 ratings

    How to deal with false prophets.

    Phonies In The Church People get too excited about nut cases, which claim to be prophets of God and various other lads/lassies that get into all sorts of scams and jams. Many people lose faith because their hero or favorite alma mater takes a nosedive. First, none of us are exempt from more