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  • Practice Hospitality

    Contributed by Timothy Bokka on Nov 19, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,043 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

  • 3 John Lesson 3 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 15, 2019
     | 5,275 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

  • Loved In Truth Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 27, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,014 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

  • See You Soon: Finding Peace In Conflicts Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 3,477 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

  • As Others See Us

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 186 ratings
     | 27,642 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

  • The Disease Of Diotrephes

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Sep 26, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 9,412 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

  • Who Are You Imitating?

    Contributed by Greg Tabor on Feb 8, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,828 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

  • We Love To Be First

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 30, 2016
     | 7,425 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

  • How To Kill A Church

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Nov 3, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,390 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

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

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Mar 26, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 14,537 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

  • Ch.ch.ch.changes Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 7, 2016
     | 7,470 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

  • Response To The Truth Series

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Aug 25, 2015
     | 6,663 views

    We are to love and live the truth.

    There is something about brevity that makes a message all that more emphatic. I was pacing up and down a hallway outside a delivery room on April 16, 1976. I was trying to be calm and collected, but I acted more like a caged lion. Suddenly a big door swung open and a gowned nurse was holding ...read more

  • Faithful Fellow Workers

    Contributed by Bishop Prof. Julius Soyinka on Jul 22, 2015
     | 7,549 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

  • Dear Gaius Series

    Contributed by Mark Nichols on Feb 13, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,688 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

  • Dealing With Diotrephes

    Contributed by David Wilson on Feb 17, 2011
     | 7,710 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