Sermons on 1 John (Page 2)

Antichrists (1John 2:18-27)

Sermon Outline Introduction John gives his 3rd endearing term of address. (1Jn 2:18) First thing John teaches us is that it is the last hour. Jesus and the gospel writers spoke about the ‘last days’ (Acts 2:17, 2Tim 3:1, 2Pt 3:3) It isn’t just the hour when Jesus died for the sins of people, (Jn…

Whom or what do you love? (1John 2:15-17)

Sermon Outline The Love of the World What do you love? (1Jn 2:15) What does it mean to love? Love is a sacrificial pursuit/service of one’s life for the benefit of another. (John 15:13) Love seeks to encourage, to build up, to strengthen the faith walk of another. [1Cor 13:4-8a Love is (insert in PPT)]…

The Command to Love (1John 2:7-14)

Sermon Outline Russell Martin Stendal John’s Command to Love Beloved (1Jn 2:7a) Love is an old command (1Jn 2:7, 4:7-8, 2Cor 13:11, Gen 24:27, Jn 17:24) Rooted in character of God Rooted in Creation Order Rooted in the Law (Dt 6:5, Lev 19:18) Love is a new command (1Jn 2:8) Rooted in Christ’s Example (Jn…

1John 2:1-6 The Imitation of Christ

Sermon Outline Imitation is the best form of flattery (1Jn 2:6) The Imitation of Christ Choosing not to sin (1Jn 2:1a, 1Cor 10:13, John 5:14) Keeping his commandments/words (1Jn 2:3, 5) Walking like Christ (1Jn 2:6) So how did Jesus walk? So are you ready to live a life of submission? Only happen because we…

Growing in your fellowship with God and Others

Sermon Outline Introduction (1Jn 1:3) The Character/Nature of God as Revealer (1Jn 1:5) Notice he didn’t say Light is God. What does light do? Light illuminates things. Brings understanding, clarity, sense of perception. Light reduces stress and depression. Light causes growth. An allusion to God’s revealed identity and function in the world and not to…

When we encounter Jesus…

Sermon Outline 1John 1:1-4, 2:1, 2:12-14 When we encounter Jesus 1John is more like a narrative than a logical Who wrote 1 John? Why did he write it? Because he had experienced something profoundly personal and life transforming Personal Sensory experience (1Jn 1b-d, 2b, 3a) We versus I (1Jn 1:1-4) Theological reflection (1Jn 1:1a) How…

Yours for the asking – 1 John 5:14-15

Yours for the asking The story of the hungry voyager God’s good graces are ours for the asking. God urges us to ask for ourselves God wants us to _____________________ God wants us to ask for _____________________________ God want us to _________________ asking. God wants us to ask “________________________” When we ask this way, we…