Signs of Life

What Will I Ask?

Text: 1 John 5:13-21 Life is filled with uncertainties.  Most of us struggle with that. We want to know what will happen with many good things like our jobs, our marriages, our friendships, or our health.  Sometimes we believe if those good things were guaranteed, then peace would reign over our hearts. John writes to the…

How Can I Love?

Text: 1 John 4:7-21 Summary: We’ve already seen in 1 John that a true believer is going to love others. But, how can I? I am still attached to my sin nature! I try, and I fail! God’s solution for our lack of love from one another is that He, being love, would send His…

Where Is My Hope?

Text:  1 John 2:28 – 3:10  Everyone is searching for hope and love. We want to believe in something and be loved by someone. In this section, John compels the Church to have confidence in Christ, and as children of God, to live like children. Followers of Jesus should look no further than the cross.…

What Will I Believe?

Text 1 John 2: 18-27  Summary An important characteristic of a Christ follower is a sound doctrine and theology. While no one can claim to understand all things, John tells us true Christians pursue a right understanding of God and His Word, and avoid doctrinal error and heresy. If we truly love God, we will…