Zephaniah 3:14-20 1. Introduction 2. Reasons for rejoicing in uncertain times a. We have been forgiven (vv 14-15) b. God is with us (vv 15-17b) c. God rejoices over us (vv 17-18) d. God is bringing us home (vv 19-20) 3. Conclusion Summary: Joy may be the last thing on many peoples’ minds this year because […]
1 John 3:1-8 I. Who We Are: Children of God! (vv 1-2; 5) II. What Are We Not to Do? (v 4; 6; 8) III. What Are We to Do? (v 3; 7) IV. What Has Christ Done for Us? (John 3:16-17) Big Idea: Continue to live righteously for God because He loves you deeply […]
1 John 2:26-29 1. Introduction – The Greatest Scammer of all time 2. Refuting Satan’s lie i. Remember your anointing (v 27a) ii. Remember the Truth (v 27b) 3. “So now, remain in him” (v 28) i. Trust Jesus ii. Obey Jesus 4. Conclusion – A Vital Self Examination (v 29)
1 John 2:18-21 1. In the last hour 2. Who is the Antichrist? 3. Who are the antichrists? 4. Who are the Christians (the anointed ones)? Summary: Be aware of deception. We must be discerning of people and doctrine. Through the Word of God and the Holy Spirit, we are kept from being swayed by […]
1 John 2:15-17 I. Loving God Alone (v 15) II. Loving Not the Things in the World (v 16) III. Loving What Lasts (v 17) Big Idea: We are not to love the world or the things in the world because we are to love Jesus who can truly satisfy our deepest needs.
Romans 3:21-26 1. Introduction – Justification as the hinge of the Gospel message 2. Truths about justification i. Apart from the Law (v 21) ii. Provided by God alone (v 22a) iii. Received by faith (v 22b) iv. Needed by every human being (v 23) v. Proclaimed by God (v 24a) vi. Given as a […]
1 John 2:12-14 1. Christians are forgiven for Christ’s sake and know the Father (vv 12, 13c) – Christians are forgiven for Christ’s sake (v 12) – Christians know the Father (v 13c) 2. Christians have “overcome the evil one” and abiding in God’s Word (vv 13b, 14b) – Christians have overcome the evil one […]
1 John 2:7-11 Introduction I. The Commandment Itself A. It is an “old” commandment B. It is a “new” commandment C. It is the command to “love one another” II. The effect of not keeping this Commandment A. One “is in darkness” B. One “does not know where he is going” III. The effect of […]