Pleasing God, Making Disciples of Jesus Christ

1 John

The Importance and Steps to Having Assurance of Salvation

This Lord’s Day evening we will enter into the study for the third dominant theme in his letter – assurance of salvation. We hope to look at four reasons why assurance is important and the seek to understand the means God has given us to have assurance. Assurance is a key issue in the Christian life and determines both the quality and effectiveness of our faith in Christ.

How Do We Know?

JEREMIAH 22:16 – He pled the cause of the afflicted and needy; then it was well. Is not that what it means to know Me?” declares the Lord. 1 JOHN 3:14 – We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death. THEME OF THE DAY. HOW DO…

The Scripture-Directed Spiritual Experiences and Safeguards

And we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete. 1 John 1:4 A.  The Spiritual Experiences in 1 John 1.  Living relationship with our Triune God:  1 John 1:6-10 2.  Purposeful obedience to our God’s commands: 1 John 2:1-5, 1 John 3:24, 1 John 5:2-3 3.  Fruitful life clinging to Christ: 1 John 2:28 4.  Conforming life to…

The Life of Love: Understanding and Applying God’s Love in our Walks with Him

This Lord’s Day evening we continue our series in 1 John with our thematic study of his book exploring the second of five themes – love. In doing so, we gain understanding of what is to characterize our fellowship with God and other Christians – love for God in vertical fellowship leading to love for one another in horizontal fellowship.