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  • Are You Prepared To Receive

    Contributed by Dr. William D. Poovey on Apr 29, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,676 views

    Are You Prepared to Receive

    Are You Prepared to Receive 3 John 1:2 Beloved, I wish, pray to God, above all things, that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. 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 ...read more

  • Practice Hospitality

    Contributed by Timothy Bokka on Nov 19, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,804 views

    Lessons from the 3rd John for a blessed Christian walk

    INTRODUCTION In the New Testament, there are 21 letters and 3rd John is the smallest of all the letters. The author is Apostle John. It has only one chapter comprising of 14 verses highlighting the concept of Hospitality, pursuing good and shunning evil. Three individuals and few lessons about them ...read more

  • Is It Wrong To Be Rich? Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jonathan Vorce on Dec 11, 2018
     | 4,790 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

  • God's View Of Prosperity

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Mar 11, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,086 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

  • Homes That Are Joyful Series

    Contributed by Dave Stone on Jun 19, 2013
    based on 8 ratings
     | 13,096 views

    “Why is a personal relationship with Christ the foundation for a joyful home?” It's because Christ is the source of our joy.

    You may be single, but today’s message will help to point you in the right direction should you get married and have kids in the future. You may be older or widowed. These principles are ones that you can pass along to your kids and to your grandchildren. The family is under attack from ...read more

  • Enjoying Good Health Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 14, 2010
    based on 34 ratings
     | 24,479 views

    Consider the secret to good health and soul prosperity. 1- Minister to one another 2- Be faithful to God’s truth 3- Demonstrate love to all

    INTRO.- ILL.- When a physician remarked on a new patient’s extraordinarily ruddy complexion, he said, "High blood pressure, Doc. It comes from my family." "Your mother’s side or your father’s?" I asked. "Neither," he replied. "It’s from my wife’s family." "Oh, come now," I said. "How could ...read more

  • Imitation Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 14, 2010
    based on 49 ratings
     | 19,513 views

    John tells us about two different people in the church; one to follow and one, we wouldn’t want to follow. 1- What not to imitate 2- What to imitate

    INTRO.- Who’s your favorite TV or Hollywood actor or actress? Past or present? Considering today’s actors and actresses, older may be better. Oh really? Maybe not. ILL.- I discovered an internet site about the religion of famous actors of the past. Here is what I found. 1 Humphrey ...read more

  • Loved In Truth Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 27, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,840 views

    Christians are taught to love one another. However, what is it that causes us to love one another? How shall we love? John gives us a glimpse of the love we are to have in this brief letter to a man named Gaius.

    “The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth. “Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul. For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth. I have no ...read more

  • Jet Tour Through 3 John Series

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Oct 31, 2000
    based on 110 ratings
     | 3,149 views

    Introduction to 3 John

    3rd John - Hospitality INTRODUCTION: 3rd John, like 2nd John, was probably written as a note to a friend attached to the circulatory Letter of 1st John. Where 2nd John warned against receiving false teachers, 3rd John warns against refusing to show proper hospitality and respect to true ...read more

  • As Others See Us

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 186 ratings
     | 27,388 views

    John the Elder writes an appraisal of three church members: Gaius - who serves others, Diotrephes - who hinders others, and Demetrius - who attracts others.

    AS OTHERS SEE US The third letter of John is one of the shortest in the New Testament but it has much to say to us. It’s a warm and honest pastoral letter. A straight from the shoulder message from a pastor to his people. Where encouragement and commendation are ...read more

  • Transformed Not Conformed Series

    Contributed by Daniel Godfrey on Aug 6, 2001
    based on 95 ratings
     | 15,703 views

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    World or Word Written by Daniel Godfrey 7-31-01 Illustration: On a bright sunny day, when you walk into a dark movie theatre you really notice how dark it is. You tend to congregate at the back until gradually the darkness seems to lighten off & you begin to see again. After a while ...read more

  • The Disease Of Diotrephes

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Sep 26, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 9,183 views

    Does this ever happen today? Is there ever a time when you want to close the door of welcome on those who come seeking to fellowship with this church? with you? What are the ways we use to make people feel unwelcome?

    THE DISEASE OF DIOTREPHES 3 John 1:9-10 (NIV) 9 I wrote to the church, but Diotrephes, who loves to be first, will have nothing to do with us. 10 So if I come, I will call attention to what he is doing, gossiping maliciously about us. Not satisfied with that, he refuses to welcome the ...read more

  • It’s The Truth!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jun 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,085 views

    Analysis of 3 John. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    SERMON OUTLINE: Analysis of 3 John. • (a). The encouragement of Gaius (vs 1-8) • (B). The criticism of Diotrephes (vs 9-10) • (c). The testimony of Demetrius (vs 11-12) Ill: A grandmother was looking after her two little grandchildren; • A 7-year-old girl, and a 5-year-old ...read more

  • How To Be Successful

    Contributed by Jb Hall on Jul 7, 2011
     | 5,948 views

    This sermon will detail what it takes to be successful in your calling.

    How to be Successful III John, Verse 2 By: JB Hall Introduction: Here in our text verse, God, through the pen of John, tells us that He wishes above all things that we may prosper and be in health, even as our soul prospers. God does not wish poverty, oppression, and suffering for His ...read more

  • See You Soon: Finding Peace In Conflicts Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 3,357 views

    A plea to pursue peace even in the midst of conflict

    Postcards from the Past: Finding Peace in Conflicts Scripture Reading: 3 John 1-14 Little Billy was playing in the family room while his dad watched the evening news on TV. When the newscaster started talking about rioting and unrest between Israelis and Palestinians, Billy turned to ...read more