1 John: Where Do You Abide?

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August 2014 sermon series in 1st John during our "soft launch" evening services

Assurance in Christ


Sermon text: 1 John 5:1-21 Reflection Questions: What does your life say about what you really believe? How often do you think about life after death? Are you totally excited for heaven, or are you unsure about it? Do you approach the throne of grace in prayer with childlike confidence in a loving parent? Do […]

By This We Know


Sermon Text: 1 John 3:11-4:21 Reflection Questions: If you are being honest, how are you currently seeking security and satisfaction?  How are you presently trying to cultivate confidence in your life? What, or who, do you picture when you hear the expression “really spiritual” or “full of the spirit”?  How is the Holy Spirit presently […]

Abiding in God


Sermon Text: 1 John 2:7-3:10 Reflection Questions: Where do you root your identity?  Where do you find your sense of worth?  What long-term benefits come with your abiding place? What specific worldly cravings, lusts, and/or prides entice and allure you? Where and why is the person and work of Jesus Christ fuzzy, downplayed, and/or nebulous […]

Let’s Get Real


Sermon Text: 1 John 1:1-2:6 Reflection Questions: How do you feel about God being real (i.e. really involved and invested in your life)?  What do you think about the fact that God really does – at times – interrupt your agenda, and mess with your personal preferences? Is the Gospel (the news of Jesus living and […]