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  • Are You Prepared To Receive?

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Dec 21, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,210 views

    Not much is known of Gaius, he was probably a faithful member in one of the churches of Asia Minor. The Apostle John conveys his own appreciation for Gaius by calling him “beloved,” 4 times in this one chapter. For the Apostle John to ask about Gaius’ hea

    3 John 2 Are You Prepared to Receive? A pastor was visiting a family one day. He knocked on the door but no one answered it. He knocked again and again, but still no answer. He thought he heard someone inside but they just wouldn’t answer the door. Finally he wrote a note and ...read more

  • Faithful Fellow Workers

    Contributed by Bishop Prof. Julius Soyinka on Jul 22, 2015
     | 5,873 views

    No one is an island in God's kingdom, we all need other people to work together in love, unity and with sincerity before successes can be achieved in the services of God. Paul enjoyed the fellowship of several men and women that worked with him faithfuly

    FAITHFUL FELLOW WORKERS Study Texts: Titus 1:1, 3 John 1 – 14 Intoduction: - The Bible is full of a faithful band of men and women who traveled the ancient world preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. - The most prominent person in this great commission was the apostle ...read more

  • Lord Make Me A Sheep Dog

    Contributed by Anonymous Contributor on May 25, 2016
     | 5,889 views

    Focus on being a servant to your church and pastor

    3 John 1:1-8 “The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth. Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou ...read more

  • We Love To Be First

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 30, 2016
     | 6,453 views

    Segmented Narrative sermon which follows a selfish/self-absorbed family that illustrates that "We Love to Be First"

    WE LOVE TO BE FIRST 3 JOHN 1:1-14 #mefirst THREAD: WE LOVE TO BE FIRST READ 3 John 1:1-14 “The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth. 2 Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. ...read more

  • Ch.ch.ch.changes Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 7, 2016
     | 6,160 views

    Some people will change when they see the light. Others change only when they feel the heat. Change is an odd thing - everyone wants to change, but few actually do.

    “Ch.Ch.Ch.Ch.Changes” 3 John After watching sales falling off for three straight months at Kentucky Fried Chicken, the Colonel called the Pope and asked a favor. ''I need you to change the daily prayer from, 'Give us this day our daily bread' to 'Give us this day our daily ...read more

  • Show Your Faithfulness To The Truth

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Dec 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,568 views

    There are many great dangers to our faith! But ultimately the response to all of these is the TRUTH of God's Word.

    What is the greatest danger to your faith? Please don’t let that question slip quickly from your mind. Consider it carefully. What is the greatest danger to your faith? As we take a moment to reflect on that question I want you to think back to the three Scripture readings for today. Did ...read more

  • It Is God's Will For His People To Prosper

    Contributed by Dr. William D. Poovey on Apr 29, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 8,807 views

    It Is God's Will For His People To Prosper

    It Is God's Will For His People To Prosper 3 John 1:2 Beloved, I pray to God, above all things, that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. Genesis 2:10-12 And a river went out of Eden to water the garden; and from thence it was parted, and became into four heads. ...read more

  • Show Your Faithfulness To The Truth

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Jul 24, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,789 views

    A follower of Christ walks in the truth of God’s Word each day. Additionally, John tells us that Christians show their faithfulness to the truth as they work together with fellow Christians for the truth.

    What is the greatest danger to your faith? Please don’t let that question slip quickly from your mind. Consider it carefully. What is the greatest danger to your faith? As we take a moment to reflect on that question I want you to think back to the three Scripture readings for today. Did you ...read more

  • Love In Truth

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Jan 22, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,701 views

    TRUE LOVE EMBRACES TRUTH

    LOVE IN TRUTH INTRODUCTION: AGAIN, MOST BIBLE AUTHORITIES BELIEVE JOHN WROTE 3 JOHN DUE THE STYLE OF THE WRITINGS. HE CALLS HIMSELF “THE ELDER” AND MAY REFER TO AGE AS MUCH AS HIS POSITION IN THE CHURCH. SOME SUGGEST HE MAY HAVE BEEN THE LAST OF THE APOSTLES. THE LETTER WAS ...read more

  • The Cowboy Postcard

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jan 30, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,289 views

    In the old silent movies you could tell the good guys by their white hats and the villains by their black hats. There are two "good guys" and one "bad guy" in this short postcard. This Bible study examines them and their character.

    The Cowboy Postcard Series: New Testament Postcards Chuck Sligh January 27, 2013 TEXT: Please turn in your Bibles to 3 John INTRODUCTION We have a tendency to look at the past through rose-tinted glasses. Have you ever heard anyone talk about “the good old days”? Well, the ...read more

  • God's View Of Prosperity

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Mar 11, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,584 views

    Learn how to prosper God's way

    GOD’S VIEW OF PROSPERITY 3 John 1:2 - Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health just as your soul prospers. God wants His children to prosper and is looking for those that he can trust with kingdom prosperity. The world’s view of prosperity is not ...read more

  • "Some Things I Want You To Know Before I’m Gone”

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Apr 15, 2018
     | 4,474 views

    Three things to remember.

    “Some Things I want You to Know Before I’m Gone” April 15, 2018 3 John 1-4 “Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the ...read more

  • Is It Wrong To Be Rich? Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan L Vorce on Dec 11, 2018
     | 4,114 views

    The subject of wealth has been one of great controversy since the beginnings of the New Testament Church. We cannot serve God and Mammon. Does this mean that it's wrong to be wealthy? Let's examine this subject from the teachings of Jesus.

    Luke 20:20-26 INTRODUCTION: • The subject of wealth has been one of great controversy since the beginnings of the New Testament Church. We cannot serve God and Mammon. Does this mean that it's wrong to be wealthy? Let's examine this subject from the teachings of Jesus. • The Setting - ...read more

  • 3 John Lesson 3 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 15, 2019
     | 4,176 views

    How to treat good preachers, and correct those who mistreat others.

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. This letter centers around four men: John: the writer and protector of God’s work Gaius: looked after traveling preachers Diotrephes: an egotistical leader who mistreated traveling preachers Demetrius: a leader of good reputation 2. They represent ...read more

  • The Disease Of Diotrephes

    Contributed by Luther Sexton on Mar 21, 2019
     | 2,436 views

    Diotrephes was a trouble maker trying to run the church. Paul tells Gaius he will deal with him when he comes. Peace is possible in spite of those who love to be first.

    THE DISEASE OF DIOTREPHES SCRIPTURE: KJV III John 1:9 “I wrote unto the church: but Diotrephes, who loveth to have the preeminence among them, receiveth us not. (v. 10) Wherefore, if I come, I will remember his deeds which he doeth, prating against us with malicious words: and not content ...read more