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  • Test The Spirits Series

    Contributed by Dr. David Hallum on Sep 11, 2019

    Test the Spirits

    Introduction: Dr Charles Swindoll…The world system is committed to at least four major objectives, which I can summarize in four words: fortune, fame, power, and pleasure. 1. First and foremost: Fortune, money. The world system is driven by money; it feeds on materialism. 2. Fame. That is more

  • Testing The Spirits

    Contributed by Nathan Parker on Mar 10, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    A Bible study in the book of 1 John from Park Place Baptist Church by Coy Sample for March 4, 2007.

    Tests for salvation: 1. Belief (1 Jn. 4:1-6) 2. Love (1 Jn. 4:7-21) 3. Obedience (1 Jn. 2:4-6) more

  • Testing The Spirits Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Jul 29, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Discernment is a gift. It gives God’s children the ability to distinguish between what God calls us to and what the world entices us toward.

    1 John 4:1-6 "Testing the Spirits" INTRODUCTION We have come a long way in communication since March 10, 1876 when Alexander Graham Bell spoke into a prototype of the telephone and said, "Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you." It is now common to have the television on while more

  • Test The Spirits Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 28, 2013
    based on 13 ratings

    You test the spirit behind religious teachers by knowing the truth & walking in the Spirit of Truth. You need to know how to walk in the Spirit of God & test the spirits because there are many deceiving spirits in the world today.

    1 JOHN 4: 1-6 TEST THE SPIRITS [1 Peter 2:1-10] Close to the BATTLE LINES during the Korean War a sentry was walking his post one night. He heard a sound in the darkness, and he challenged, "Halt! Who goes there? Friend or foe?" A voice replied, "Friend!" The sentry said, "Repeat the more

  • Test The Spirits

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Jan 26, 2013

    Too often we forget that we live in a spiritual war zone. Remember, the devil will try to mislead you and will portray himself as the truth. Our spiritual battle is with the devil and his evil forces. But we who are Spirit-filled have the ability to expos

    Test the Spirits Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world. - 1 John 4:1 Never just accept a prophetic word regardless how gifted or important that person may be. Not every voice we hear is more

  • Testing The Spirits Series

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Sep 3, 2015

    The ministry of the Holy Spirit allows us to hear from God; to discern His voice. Therefore, prayer, meditation, and knowing the voice of Him is critical! Do we know His truth over the noise of everything else competing for our attention?

    Testing the Spirits 1 John Bible Study, Part 9 1 John 4:1-6 Introduction - John gives us an incredible truth to hold onto (20) -- We will fail, even though we desire to be holy and to live right for God -- However, even in that, God knows our heart and knows everything we are -- more

  • Test The Spirits Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jul 3, 2015

    You cannot believe everything you hear. John gives us some tests we can apply with listening to others.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • Truth is becoming a lost art in our country these days. • When a person decides to go on a search for truth, a search to find God where do they turn? • If you are trying to grow in your relationship with Christ, where do you turn, who do you more

  • Test The Spirits Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 27, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    If you want to keep from being fooled, listen to what communicators say about Christ; listen to God’s Sprit within; and listen to God Word.

    Ninety years ago (1926, 1927, 1929, 1930?), as the Notre Dame Fighting Irish were preparing to play the USC Trojans in college football, Notre Dame’s coach Knute Rockne was aware that his USC opponents had a far better team. So he devised a scheme to intimidate the opposing players. Rockne scoured more

  • Test The Spirits

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Aug 29, 2002
    based on 14 ratings

    We should no blindly accept everything that we hear, rather we should go and study the Bible before we make a decision

    1 John 4:1-6 Test the Spirits Introduction A. It is almost the end of the school year B. Such a joyous time for all kids and teachers C. What normally happens at the end of the school year D. It is called finals E. Test based on everything that you were suppose to learn throughout the more

  • Test Every Spirit Series

    Contributed by Gregory Neill on May 31, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Lesson 8 in a series of expository lessons from 1 John

    Test Every Spirit 1 John 4:1-6 I. Introduction A. Harmonica Lessons 1. A young Texas engineer was sent to Ireland to work for two years. a) He accepted the assignment for the extra money that was needed to put a down payment on a house after his wedding. b) His fiancé remained in Texas to more

  • Dear Friends...test The Spirits

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on May 4, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    EASTER 6(B) - Dear friends, believers, are to test the spirits in order to recognize the Spirit of God and then listen to the Spirit of God.

    DEAR FRIENDS…TEST THE SPIRITS (Outline) 1 JOHN 4:1-11 - May 1, 2005 - EASTER 6 INTRO: Today’s text talks about tests. As believers we are to put those entrusted with the message of salvation to the test. The message from God that men proclaim is to be just that – God’s message. The only more

  • Testing The Spirits Of False Teachers Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Jul 10, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    This is the fifth test that proves if one really loves God.

  • Spiritual Scrutiny

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 105 ratings

    Test the Spirits!

    Spiritual Scrutiny 1st John 4:1 – 6 Jeff Hughes I. Introduction a. False teaching is a fatal disease that has spread to become an epidemic in the church. It can choke the life out of those seeking God, and can cripple believers by disillusionment and discouragement. b. A main purpose of more

  • Chapter Four Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Mar 20, 2014

    1 John: Chapter Four Doctrinal Test of Spirits (1-6)

    1 John: Chapter Four Doctrinal Test of Spirits (1-6) John addresses the recipients again as beloved, his favorite term of endearment. The context here is the uncritical acceptance of any and all supernatural phenomena. He gives them a test to determine origin of spirit, whether it is of God or more

  • Test The Spirit's-Know Love-Fear Not! Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 16, 2005
    based on 20 ratings

    John gives us three actions that are to be apart of the children of God’s daily lives. Test the Spirit’s, Know Love, and Fear Not.