28 Dec 2014

1. Confessing Christ in our hearts (v13) Do you KNOW you have eternal life?   2. Confidence in our praying (v14-15) Do you KNOW that He hears you?   3. Comfort in our sinning (v16-18) Do you KNOW His protection   4. Conflict in our living (v19) Do you…

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14 Dec 2014

1. In Christ we have: a) Fellowship – Forgiveness – The Advocate b) Propitiation – Power – Confidence c) Abundant Love – Adoption – Assurance d) The Conqueror – The Example – The Truth e) God with us – Nothing to Fear – Strength to Obey – Discernment –…

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07 Dec 2014

The Love of God…….. Showing it – 4:11-12 “we also ought to love one another.”   Knowing it – 4:13-18 The evidence that brings us confidence is based on God’s generosity, eye-witness testimony, Jesus’ ministry, experience in the community and assurance for eternity.   Growing in it – 4:19-21…

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30 Nov 2014

. The Test v 1-6 Deity   2. The Task v 7-8 Intimacy   3. The Truth v 8-10 Calvary

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23 Nov 2014

The Exhortation – v11 Love one another The Evidence v12-15 Love is the sign of life The Essence v16-18 Love is self-sacrifice

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09 Nov 2014

1. LOVE to the MAX (3:1)   2. ADOPTION to the MAX (2:28-9, 3:2)   3. FORGIVENESS to the MAX (3:5)   4. RESCUE to the MAX (3:8)   5. Children of God should live to the MAX in: a) PURITY (3:3) b) RIGHTEOUSNESS (2:29; 3:7,10) c) FAMILY LOVE…

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02 Nov 2014

1. BE WARNED – DO NOT LOVE THE WORLD (v15-17) “The world viewed as a system organised under the dominion of Satan and not of God is not to be loved.” (John Stott) a) Remember the origin of all that is evil is from the “….the father of lies.”…

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26 Oct 2014

1. IS SOMETHING PERSONAL! We know that we know Him ‘KNOW’ – is mentioned 39 times in 1 John   2. IS SOMETHING PRACTICAL! An old and new commandment that we love one another   3. IS SOMETHING POWERFUL! It brings: Forgiveness, Intimacy, Strength

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19 Oct 2014

1. The Reason John is Writing: a) He loves his brothers and sisters b) So that we may not sin c) So that we don’t despair when we do sin   John Newton said: “I am not what I ought to be; but I am not what I once…

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05 Oct 2014

1. The Foundational Message: God is Light v5   2. The Creator and Sustainer   3. Perfect Righteousness, Flawless Holiness God is Good – Evil can have no place with Him Joyful, Hope-filled Truth God is Truth – Error can have no place with Him   4. Worthless Words…

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