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  • 3 John Lesson 3 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 15, 2019
     | 2,291 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

  • Practice Hospitality

    Contributed by Timothy Bokka on Nov 19, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,212 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

  • Show Your Faithfulness To The Truth

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Jul 24, 2017
     | 4,109 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

  • We Love To Be First

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 30, 2016
     | 5,271 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

  • Lord Make Me A Sheep Dog

    Contributed by Anonymous on May 25, 2016
     | 4,510 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

  • Ch.ch.ch.changes Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 7, 2016
     | 4,654 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

  • A Tale Of Two Men

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Jan 14, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,424 views

    Gaius was a personal friend of John’s and receives a warm greeting in this letter, but then John contrasts two men in the church who are acting in opposition to one another and what Christ has called us to do.

    A Tale of Two Men 3 John Introduction - Tonight we will examine 3 John and see a very familiar theme -- John’s writings later in his life all surround a reminder for the entire church -- The reminder is regarding faithfulness to what we have been taught - This letter is ...read more

  • Show Your Faithfulness To The Truth

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Dec 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,954 views

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

  • Response To The Truth Series

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Aug 25, 2015
     | 3,967 views

    We are to love and live the truth.

  • Faithful Fellow Workers

    Contributed by Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka on Jul 22, 2015
     | 4,148 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

  • How Sad Is A Person With No Mission? Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 22, 2014
     | 2,931 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

  • The Cowboy Postcard

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jan 30, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,225 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

  • “diotrephes & Demetrius – A Cantankerous & A Consistent Christian” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Mar 26, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 11,525 views

    John contrasts a God centered Christian with a self centered Christian.

    In the book of Third John, we read a tale of three Christians - Gaius, who John commended; Diotrephes, who John saw as cantankerous; and Demetrius, who John cited as being consistent in His walk with Christ. Last time we considered what John has to say about Gaius - a commendable Christian. Now ...read more

  • "Gaius - A Commendable Christian” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Mar 22, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,329 views

    Gaius was a believer who is commended by the Apostle John for two things that all believers should seek to have be true of them.

    In the book of Third John, we read a tale of three Christians - Gaius, who John commended; Diotrephes, who John saw as cantankerous; and Demetrius, who John cited as being consistent in His walk with Christ. John identifies himself here as “the elder,” which is a term that is used ...read more

  • Gaius, A Man Who Helped Much

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Mar 13, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,083 views

    As a church leader, your behavior often determines the growth of believers and whether or not the church has a dynamic ministry for Christ. THIS is what the letter of 3 John is all about, leadership within the church.

    As we continue our studies in the writings of the Apostle John, we begin to look into the book of 3 John. My plan is to spend just two studies in this book. It is believed that John the Apostle wrote this book or letter around 85-95 AD. It was written to a man named Gaius in order to warn ...read more