1 John 5:16-21 Confidence With God

I. Two Kinds Of Sin A. Sin Not Leading To Death Vs. 16a, 17 1. A “brother”- John is speaking of Christians in both cases re. life or death 2. We need to pray for Christians who are sinning a. James 5:19, 20 19 Brethren, if anyone among you wanders from the truth, and...

1 John 5:14, 15 Confidence In Prayer

What if you really believed that God heard your prayers and would answer them? 1. Would you worry less, and have a more peaceful and joyful heart? 2. Would you have more faith to pray, & would your prayers be deeper and “bigger”? 3. Would you stop feeling...

1 John 5:6-13 That You May Know

The early church faced the challenge of the teaching of the Gnostics, who denied the humanity of Jesus. John writes to confirm their faith in the physicality of Christ, & that their faith was sure. There are many today that are more dedicated to asking questions...

1 John 4:7-21 The Outworking Of God’s Love

I. The Love Of God-A Family Resemblance A. Those Who Know God V. 7 1. Guzik- The Greek sentence begins in a striking way…“those who are loved, let us love.” 2. He says that they were born of God; born again; born ones of God. 3. If a person is born again, they know...