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  • Show Your Faithfulness To The Truth

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Dec 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,034 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

  • Faithful Fellow Workers

    Contributed by Bishop Prof. Julius Soyinka on Jul 22, 2015
     | 7,223 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

  • Show Your Faithfulness To The Truth

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Jul 24, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,671 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

  • Lord Make Me A Sheep Dog

    Contributed by Anonymous Contributor on May 25, 2016
     | 6,676 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

  • 3 John Lesson 3 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 15, 2019
     | 4,957 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

  • How To Kill A Church

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Nov 3, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,217 views

    This message deals with how the members of a church can kill the church without recognizing it.

    How To Kill A Church Calvary 10/9/2011 Ephesians 4:1-6 Psalm 133 3 John 1:5-13 We have a started a new series for the next four weeks and the topic is “Moving Things To The Next Level.” There are times in our lives, when we want to get one result, but we actually ...read more

  • The Cowboy Postcard

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jan 30, 2013
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     | 5,860 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

  • Enjoying Good Health Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 14, 2010
    based on 34 ratings
     | 24,441 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

  • Who Are You Imitating?

    Contributed by Greg Tabor on Feb 8, 2010
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     | 6,457 views

    Don't imitate what is evil, but rather what is good. Even in the church and even in leadership we can find poor examples. We shouldn't walk after the example of men and women like Diotrephes. We should instead follow the example of men and women who exhib

    Who are you imitating? 6/14/09 Lighthouse Assembly of God Pastor Greg Tabor Text: 3 John (NIV) Let’s look at the introduction to John’s letter: 1The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth. 2Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that ...read more

  • Jet Tour Through 3 John Series

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Oct 31, 2000
    based on 110 ratings
     | 3,139 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

  • Dealing With Diotrephes

    Contributed by David Wilson on Feb 17, 2011
     | 7,352 views

    John writes a letter that commends his friend Gaius, encourages him, and assures him that the troublemaker Diotrephes would be dealt with.

    VERSES 1-2 FROM JOHN WITH LOVE Once again we have John addressing himself as the elder, which is more a title of authority than speaking of age. He addresses his letter to his dear friend Gaius and once again, as we saw in his gospel and his first two letter, emphasizes LOVE. He declares ...read more

  • Dear Gaius Series

    Contributed by Mark Nichols on Feb 13, 2011
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     | 5,319 views

    2nd in the sermon series Letters from John. This sermon studies 3rd John. In it, John urges us that if we really believe what we really believe is really true, then we should walk in truth.

    TEXT: 3rd John vs. 1-13 TITLE: Dear Gaius “Can you handle the truth?” SERIES: Letters from John TOPIC: TRUTH OCCASION: Burnside Christian Church, November 14, 2010 PROP.: If we really believe in Jesus Christ, it should impact the way we live our lives…we should WALK in ...read more

  • How Sad Is A Person With No Mission? Series

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Nov 22, 2014
     | 4,411 views

    Do you know your mission? There are many types of missions, grow and develop... Gaius, Diotreshes, Demetrius... Be a missionary...

    HOW SAD IS A PERSON WITHOUT A MISSION? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I. WHAT IS OUR MISSION ? ... DEFINE: MISSION: TO BE ENTRUSTED PURPOSE, PLAN, ASSIGNMENT, CHARGE, The act of sending or being sent, to carry FAITH or humanitarian work to others, to find direction, to ...read more

  • Practice Hospitality

    Contributed by Timothy Bokka on Nov 19, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,793 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

  • It’s The Truth!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jun 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,084 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