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  • Commentary 1 John, Ch. 4 Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 7, 2021

    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. more

  • Everyone Who Asks Receives? Really? Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jan 2, 2021
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    “We should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he has commanded us.” That’s not a suggestion. That’s a demand .

  • Testing Spirits In The World

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Oct 9, 2020

    Often we are led into error by our ignorance of the Word of God and His character. Often when we hear the voices of those in authority we believe whatever they say without question. Are we armed with, "the sword of the Spirit, which is the Word of God?"

    Testing Spirits Please stand with me as we go over our current memory Scripture: Titus 3:3-5 “At one time we too were foolish, disobedient, deceived and enslaved by all kinds of passions and pleasures. We lived in malice and envy, being hated and hating one another. “But when the more

  • Biblical Discernment – Part 1

    Contributed by Chuck Brooks on Sep 21, 2020

    John wrote this letter to refute the teaching of gnosticism that had found its way into the church.

  • No Fear In Love Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Jul 24, 2020

    We know that we have eternal life when we fully understand that the love of God means our relationship with God will never be driven by fear.

    You can also listen to the full message here:- Message 1 John 4:1-21 “No Fear In Love” Let’s open our Bibles to 1 John and read the next section … 1 John 4:1-21 Read Does reading through the book of 1 John kind of feel like going in a spiral to more

  • Hearing God's Voice

    Contributed by Melvin Maughmer, Jr. on May 17, 2020
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    The phrase He that hath an ear let him hear appears 14 times in the Bible this is interesting because the number 14 is considered to be a symbol of salvation and deliverance. The 14th day of the 1st Hebrew month called Nisan is the Passover.

    Hearing God’s Voice By Bishop Melvin L. Maughmer Jr. OPENING:- I want to start this message out by telling two brief stories. The first is:- There once was a man that whispered, “God, speak to me.” And a meadowlark sang. But the man did not hear. So the man yelled, “God, speak to me!” and more

  • Part 5 - Smyrna: The Church Rich In Christ Series

    Contributed by Bradford Reaves on Apr 30, 2020
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    Smyrna was a poor church, brutally persecuted, but Rich In Christ. What was Christ's word to them?

    Smyrna: The Church Rich in Christ Watch this message at What do you say to somebody who is suffering? How do you counsel people who are going through great times of sorrow and tribulation? We’ve been party to suffering in our country lately. What more

  • Truth Or False Series

    Contributed by Rev. Chris Swanson on Apr 5, 2020

    How do we know that what we hear is truth or false? We have been told to study the Word, and when we do this, we will learn to discern what is being presented/preached.

    In the first three verses we are told not to believe everything we hear. False teachers give words that they don’t want those of the world to be offended by - James 4:3. We are told to have faith, but don’t be gullible. And by all means, verify the message presented with God’s Word. It may seem more

  • The Dwelling Place Of God

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan L Vorce on Nov 27, 2019

    Have you ever wondered where God dwells? Here is a short study that can be used for discussion on the "Dwelling Place of God."

    I. SHARE PERSONAL STORIES OF HIS PRESENCE A. The Old Stump 1. Presence of God around the Old Stump (My trysting place) 2. 1 John 4:1-6 B. New York last week 1. Walking in Queens (I sensed the presence of God) 2. Driving through the Bronx and meeting with Pastor Sabino (I sensed the presence of more

  • You-They-We Series

    Contributed by Dr. David Hallum on Sep 11, 2019
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    Introduction: Shrike System The ancient sport of falconry used trained hawks or falcons in the pursuit of wild game. When the “educated predator” was allowed to fly, however, it often rose too high for human eyes to see it. So a hunter often carried a small caged bird called a shrike. By more

  • Test The Spirits Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 27, 2019
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    If you want to keep from being fooled, listen to what communicators say about Christ; listen to God’s Sprit within; and listen to God Word.

    Ninety years ago (1926, 1927, 1929, 1930?), as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish were preparing to play the USC Trojans in college football, Notre Dame’s coach Knute Rockne was aware that his USC opponents had a far better team. So he devised a scheme to intimidate the opposing players. Rockne scoured more

  • Identifying The Spirits Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Mar 27, 2019

    We need to discern whether something is from an evil spirit or the Holy Spirit.

    IDENTIFYING SPIRITS Text: 1 John 4:1-6 Introduction 1. Discernment in Scripture is the skill that enables us to differentiate. It is the ability to see issues clearly. We desperately need to cultivate this spiritual skill that will enable us to know right from wrong. We must be prepared to more

  • This Is A Test Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 25, 2019

    We need to test what we are taught and what we hear, based upon God’s revealed objective truth.

    This Is A Test (I John 4:1-6) 1. A teacher sent home a letter to all the parents after the first day of the new school year. It read, “If you promise not to believe all that your child says goes on at school, I will promise not to believe all that your child says goes on at home.” 2. When it more

  • By Love - 1 John 4 And 5 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 1, 2019

    John gives us 4 actions that are to be apart of the children of God’s daily lives. Test the Spirit’s, Know Love, and Fear Not and believe in Jesus.

    1 John 4/5 – Test the Spirit’s! - Know Love! - Fear Not! – Believe! Thesis: John gives us 4 actions that are to be apart of the children of God’s daily lives. Test the Spirit’s, Know Love, and Fear Not and believe in Jesus. Scripture Text: 1 John 4:1-21: 1Dear friends, do not believe every more

  • Stand Firm Against The World Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 1, 2018

    Message 22 from Philippians. The message continues a discussion concerning our need to stand against the evil world system in which we live.

    “Stand Firm Against the World” We in the section of Paul’s letter to the Philippians where he instructs them in some specific actions or behaviors that facilitate joy no matter what. 1. ADOPT THE RIGHT AXIS – A Passion to praise Christ Exalting Christ in everything is a foundation for more