In First John 4:4-8 there are two topics that we will examine. The first is a continuation of the subject of our last lesson, which was on John’s teaching about false prophets. The second topic is love, which was probably John’s favorite subject to teach and write on. There’s some good meat at this table, so pull up a chair dig in.
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The first three verses of First John chapter four begins the apostle’s discourse on false prophets. If we look at this subject from a Biblical viewpoint, then it is extremely important, especially since we are in the last days. This message may challenge what you think about the ministry of the prophet and the problem we have today with false prophets.
The messages in the verses we are studying in this lesson are simple–have faith in Jesus, love Him supremely and love others as He selflessly loves us. That sums up the Christian life. This is a good message so don’t miss it.
Verse 22 of the third chapter of First John is all about prayer and this is the focus of this lesson. This is among the most important subjects in Scripture. In these last days, we are in desperate need of men and women of prayer. You will learn much from this study.
There are two principle topics that the apostle John addresses in First John 3:17-21. The first is that love is more than words, but is proved through action. And second, that God has made a way so that we don’t have to be consumed with self-condemnation, but we can have confidence before God. This is a very practical lesson.
In First John 3:16-17 the apostle John is in the midst of his discourse on love. This is a very important episode because it gets into the truth about love. Not the superficial love that is often called romantic, but the strong, consistent love that comes from God. This message will stir your soul.
In this lesson the apostle John makes a strong contrast between those who are followers of Jesus and those who are not. The distinction between the two relate to those who live in and through God’s love and those who do not. This is a challenging message that can help every true believer walk nearer to Jesus and help those who are not one of Christ’s disciples to become one.
Are you a child of God or a child of the devil? This is the subject we will dig into in this lesson that comes out of First John 3:9-12. This searching message will help you in your walk with Jesus.
This lesson will dig into the very interesting topics that are found in First John 3:6-8. They include how to overcoming the devil and what it means when people practice sin. This is a very important lesson so don’t miss it.
In this lesson, First John 3:3-5 are the verses we will focus on. Some of the topics we will examine are hope, the second coming of Christ, the nature of sin and why Jesus came into the world. Don’t miss this challenging message.
We will examine in this lesson the wonderful truths found in First John 3:1-2. What does it mean that God lavishes His love on us? And what is one of the principle ways that He does this? Learn the answer to these two questions and some more besides. This is an awesome teaching.
The last three verses of First John chapter two are full of many necessary truths for those who are true followers of Jesus. We will learn what John means by our need to have a true anointing of the Holy Spirit to remain faithful to God. The subject of what it means to be righteous will also be addressed. Don’t miss this lesson.
In this portion of Scripture John continues his discourse on false teachers. The serious nature of this threat against the true church is real and this is why the apostle takes so much time to press this thought home. Integral to standing against deception is to abide in Christ. Don’t miss this encouraging message.
This lesson was challenging for me to teach and it will be challenging for some of you to hear. Listen to the whole lesson and see if what I am teaching is soundly built upon God’s Word. The message itself is very important because it is about living ready for Christ’s second coming.
Our reason for being as humans that are created in God’s image is the principle subject of this lesson. What this world offers is temporal. What God offers is eternal. We must choose which one we will follow and then face the consequences of our decision, whether it is good or bad.
We will concentrate in this lesson on First John 2:16. This verse gives one of the clearest definitions of how temptation works. We will learn about the three categories of temptation that is common to every person. We will also learn some of the ways to overcome temptation. This is a practical lesson for anyone that wants to be a disciple of Jesus.
This Christmas devotional is short and sweet, but it’s also challenging. We will see the praise of an angelic host and the cowardly response of a wicked king. And most of all, we will see Jesus!
The apostle John gave us a very strong command, “Do not love the world or anything in the world.” This comes out of First John 2:15 and is an extremely important truth we need to correctly understand and live out. This teaching will challenge you.
As we study 1 John 2:11-14 we will dig a little deeper into the light verses darkness theme John used from the beginning of this epistle. He will also give some words of encouragement to dear children, young men and spiritual fathers. This is a great lesson.
In this lesson we will examine verses 6-10 of First John. The focus on this portion of Scripture is what it means to walk as Jesus walked. The practical application of this is seen in loving others like Jesus loves us.
How would you define Christianity? In this lesson out of 1 John 2:3-6 we find the best definition of what it means to be a follower of Jesus. This is practical Christianity that can only be lived out through true and abiding fellowship with Jesus.
In this lesson we will examine First John 2:1-2. The principle subject of this study is on Christ’s work of atonement through His death on the cross. This truth is foundational to the Biblical faith and understanding this is necessary to help us live out what it means to be a follower of Jesus.
First John 1:8-10 are the verses we will study in this lesson. The themes of deception and redemption will come out in stark contrast. This message will encourage your faith if you are a follower of Jesus and help you come to salvation is you are not.
In this lesson we will concentrate upon 1 John 1:7. We will learn from this verse what the apostle means by light and how the blood of Jesus is central to our salvation.
What does it mean that God is light as stated in 1 John 1:5-6. And what did John mean by darkness? This message will provoke some thought and challenge your faith.