Tag Archives: I John

Let’s talk about sin (part 2)

I John 1:8-10 But of course, nobody wants to think of themselves as being basically bad. We don’t want to take responsibility for our sin – instead we make excuses for it. We say ‘God made me that way,’ or … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about sin (part 1)

I John 3:4-6 What is sin? The answer may surprise you: “sin is lawlessness” (I John 3:4) In other words, at its most fundamental level sin is an attitude of defiance – the attitude that says, ‘God can’t tell me … Continue reading

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This is love

We believe in Jesus Christ… who was crucified, died and was buried, and descended into the grave. I John 4:10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as an atoning … Continue reading

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A city on a hill

Isaiah 2:1-5 This is a prophecy of ‘the last days’ – which began at Pentecost. So it is being fulfilled now! When Isaiah was preaching these words, the city of God was Jerusalem (which is on a hill, though only … Continue reading

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Adopted

We believe in God, the Father Almighty… I John 3:1 See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! Isn’t it truly amazing that a … Continue reading

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A Father’s love

Luke 15:11-24 “God is love” (I John 4:8) is a great ‘soundbite’, one familiar to most Christians. But what does it actually mean? The young man in this parable wants his inheritance immediately so that he can ‘do his own … Continue reading

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Seeing the glory of God

“And the glory of the LORD will be revealed,                                                               … Continue reading

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