A Sermon for Americans

A Brief Explanation: The form of this sermon is unusual, and so I need to give a brief word of explanation before presenting the message. We have four gospels that contain many examples of our Lord’s teaching, whether in parables or in explanations to His disciples, but we really only have one example of a recorded sermon. That sermon, of ...

Love in 1 John

Introduction: So this is the fifth in a series of topical messages from 1 John. The words we have been considering were lust, lies, life, light, and this week, love. Remember that the lust of the eyes, lust of the flesh and the pride of life are entirely inconsistent with the love of the Father. They are what caused our first parents to revolt against ...

Liars in 1 John

Introduction: We should all know that it is a sin to lie. Perjury is, after all, prohibited by the ninth commandment (Ex. 20:16). The Colossians were told not to lie to one another, now that they had put off the old man with his deeds (Col. 3:9). And we are told that the lake of fire is reserved for liars, among a number of others (Rev. 21:8). ...