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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…
If I asked you what the most important letter you ever read, what would you say? proposal? Love letter? birth of a baby? draft letter? Sweepstakes letter? IRS? Letters can be good or bad. Maybe you get a job offer… We are going to study one of my favorite books in the Bible. Paul’s letter to the Romans.…
Prayer: For the past several months I’ve been contemplating where we would head after Easter. It wasn’t really clear to me where we were going to head until this past Monday. Up until this point in time, as AFBC, we’ve only gone through an OLD TESTAMENT survey for a particular sermon series regarding…
Dr. David Fincher • Sermon • • 29 views
It’s dangerous to use a word and not know what it means. (Mr. Barrett illustration) There is a chance that you have used the word worship for a long time without knowing exactly what it means. And yet, so much can be said and only begin to scratch the surface talking about worship. Churches have feuded…
Jarred Edgecombe • Sermon • • 16 views
God’s Word on a Successful New Year Romans 12:1, 9-13 A boy told his father, "Dad, if three frogs were sitting on a limb that hung over a pool, and one frog decided to jump off into the pool, how many frogs would be left on the limb?" The dad replied, "Two." "No," the son replied. "There’s three frogs…
What's On Your Mind?
Introduction: At the center of the Christian life lie two fundamental truths required for living the life God has called the Christian to live. These two truths are that of being a living sacrifice and having a transformed life. A TV show from the late 80’s to the late 90’s was centered around a family…
Dr. Mark A. Barber • Sermon • • 8 views
Introduction Last week, we talked about Jesus' being delivered over by the Jews to Pontius Pilate for judgment. This word "handed over" is the same Greek word used by John to describe Judas' betrayal of Jesus to the Jewish authorities. We also noticed that Pilate who was known to be heartless and cruel…
What is the meaning of Baptism, and what implications does its meaning have on the question of how and to whom it is to be administered?
1. We Have Heard the Joyful Sound TODAY’S SCRIPTURE Mark 16:15-16 15 And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation. 16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. Who taught you the Gospel? You are indebted…