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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…
Rich DeRuiter • Sermon • • 7 views
15 Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ. 16 From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work. (Ephesians 4:15-16 NIV) 34 "A new command…
Ronnie Evans • Firwood Church • Sermon • • 5 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.
Michael Stark • Sermon • • 1 view
“I rejoiced greatly to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we were commanded by the Father. And now I ask you, dear lady—not as though I were writing you a new commandment, but the one we have had from the beginning—that we love one another. And this is love, that we walk according…