Sermon • • 6,339 views
A. And by this we know that we have come to know Him (v.3) 1. If we keep His commandments (v.3) 2. If we keep His word (v.5) B. The Result: 1. The love of God is perfected in us (v.5) 2. Assurance: We know that we have come to know Him (v.3) C. This is related to obedience The Test: Do we keep His commandments?—1…
Joan Spence • Sermon • • 51 views
About six years ago, in a conversation about temptation and testing, a family member asked me, “How do you know when something is a temptation and when it is a test?” I responded, “It is a temptation when it wants to turn you away from God and a test when it is to strengthen your faith.” However, my…
Ronnie Evans • Firwood Church • Sermon • • 32 views • 41:10
Ronnie Evans continues his look through the Epistle of John which reminds us that the evidence of our fellowship with God is how we keep His commandments. Whilst we abide in Him obedience is no burden, as we are transformed by the power of the Holy Spirit; and we are incapable of hating our brother, or even our enemies and those who persecute us. Instead, do we have a heart for those who hate us, do we pray that they too receive grace and salvation? We should check our love for one another; our love for, and obedience of our God; and our love for our enemies.
Things to dwell on
Don’t be an Eeyore We are to be joy filled, joy evident Christians. Who wants to be an Eeyore and look at life as a downer, or depressing? Christians should be the most joyful people in the world, today we are looking at, dwelling on joy. We are choosing to dwell on, ponder, consider, meditate on many…
1 John 2:3-6
Roger W Piger • Sermon • • 2 views
The third vital sign to our fellowship in Christ is our obedience to God's law. Not born out of legalism and not a response to antinomianism, but all inclusive in the process of the grace of God as the reality of our justification is played out by a sanctifying work of God through His Spirit to those who are in Christ.
The Life & Work of Christ
Laron Evans • Sermon • • 1 view
We’ve seen the character and confrontation of Jesus’ enemies, which made Tuesday very controversial. But there’s no fear in our Lord. After he silenced the Herodians, Sadducees/Sanhedrin, and Pharisees, he publicly blasted the pharisees and scribes for being religious hypocrites. Toward the end of Tuesday,…