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Sermons on 1 John

1 Jn. 5:19-21 The Son of God has Come

This message explores the world without Christmas but shows us the God who came at Christmas the blessings of knowledge, understanding, truth and eternal life that are part of His character and become ours in our relationship with Him. 19 We know that we are from God, and the whole world lies in the power…

1 Jn 5:10-12 Non-negotiable

This message is aimed at showing that the New Testament Gospel is totally non-negotiable. You can only be saved by a personal relationship with Jesus Christ who has lived and died to save His people. The Holy Spirit testifies to the fact that Jesus alone is able to save. 10 Whoever believes in the Son…

The Victory that Overcomes

Acknowledging Remembrance Sunday, I want to speak of the only Lasting Victory. We live in a defeated world, but there is hope and that is found in a relationship given by God. We have access to that relationship through faith in God alone. 4 For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world.…

One Commandment

In this message, I want to remind us of our position in Christ. We are One family, bound by one faith and the love of God flows from us, not primarily because of a commandment, but rather our relationship with God. Overcoming the World 5 Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of…

Whoever

1 John 4:13-21 English Standard Version (ESV) 13 By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit. 14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Savior of the world. 15 Whoever confesses that Jesus…

Love One Another

I want to show that the solution to attacks from outside the church is love within the church. This love, flows not from personal effort, but from the Love shown to us by God through His Son. God’s love for us gives us no escape from loving others 1 John 4:7-12 English Standard Version (ESV)…

Don’t be duped

I want to show that today as throughout history there are people who want to peddle a false form of Christianity. Genuine Christianity always has Jesus Christ central. Counterfeits will offer anything other than Jesus. We have to believe in Him as God’s only answer to sin, who is still active, powerful and vocal today.…

Striving Together

I hope to show that the Christian life is always a battle; and that that battle, while it is a personal responsibility, is also a shared battle for the defence and furtherance of the Gospel rather than for personal glory and blessings. Philippians 1:27 English Standard Version (ESV) 27 Only let your manner of life…

Living Fruit

In this message, I hope to show that there are such things as Christian character and Christian behaviour that contrast markedly with non-Christian behaviour. The non-Christian reflects the character of the devil while the Christian benefits from the completed and ongoing work of Christ. 1 John 3:3-10 English Standard Version (ESV) 3 And everyone who…