Why Does God Love Us? (1 John 4.10)

I. Does God love us because we are good? II. Does God love us because we do good? III. Does God love us because He “has” to? IV. Does God love us because Jesus died? V. God loves us because of Himself

Loving our Family (1 John 4:7-12)

1 John 4:7-12 Loving our Family Key Idea: Three realities of God’s love that strengthen our family in this unique season God’s love enables our love (v. 7-8) God’s love guides our understanding of life (v. 9-10) God’s love working through us makes Christ visible (v. 11-12) Practical ways to make our Savior visible through […]

Idol Factories (1 John 5:21)

Right worship is rooted in truth Right worship produces obedience Right worship overflows with love towards others

Cultivating Love (1 John 4:13-21)

Key Idea: Our love for others is cultivated in our relationship with God I. The importance of cultivating love: Love Defines Our Lives We must not excuse our lack of love. We must let love be the filter through which we see our world. We must find hope in love. II. The soil of love: […]

A Love That Makes God Known (1 John 4:7-12)

Key Idea: Display God through your sacrificial love I. Love is required: a commitment to care (Verses 7-8) II. Love is radical: a sacrifice for sinners (Verses 9-11) III. Love is revealing: making visible the invisible (Verse 12)

A Healthy Unbelief (1 John 4:1-6)

Key idea: To avoid the lies of the world we must know the Christ of Scripture. I. To know spiritual truth we must cultivate a healthy unbelief in the world II. To know spiritual truth we must cultivate a healthy belief in Christ