Sermons on 1 John

A MESSAGE OF LOVE TO A CHURCH AT WAR

As we’ve read through 1 John, chapters 1 through 5, John has constantly been saying that love is evidence of our relationship with Christ and that there is no room for hatred. Why does he bring it up so many times? It’s because this church has deep problems, angers, and division. He is not pretending…

DO YOU HAVE THE SON ?

1 John 5:6 This is the one who came by water and blood—Jesus Christ. He did not come by water only, but by water and blood. And it is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth. 7 For there are three that testify: 8 the Spirit, the water and the blood; and…

Being Children of God

1 John 3:1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

Much of the Bible is reminding us of who we are and what…

3 Promises To All of the Body

When a 2nd grade teacher prepares her lesson, she prepares it on a 2nd grade level. When a pastor presents a sermon in the worship center, it is going out to people of all kinds and all situations. There are some who are having health challenges, some who just got a promotion and raise, and…

Hindrances to Fellowship With God

If you want to read ahead, read 1 John, chapter 2 –

Sin is something we encounter daily in our human lives. Most Christians deal-with-it as soon as they commit it. They know that God offers forgiveness. But the Apostle John, in this chapter, points out that we are not-to-sin in the first place. What’s…

FADING FAITH AND FELLOWSHIP

As we begin to study the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd John Epistles, we discover that there is no substantial proof of what church this is sent to. Some say it is to the churches in Asia Minor, but I have decided that this “letter” was sent to me.

The situation is that the “receiver” has…