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  • Expectations!

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 135 ratings
     | 9,721 views

    The dreams, goals, and aspirations that God has for His children.

    Expectations! I John 3:1-3 1 How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him. 2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been ...read more

  • New Things

    Contributed by Steve Johnson on Dec 24, 2001
    based on 211 ratings
     | 27,279 views

    Origianlly used for a morning worship service, most recently used at a funeral for a 23yr old lady who died of cancer...easily adaptable for any regualr service or funeral service.

    What comes to your mind when I say "NEW"? What do you think of? I believe I would have to say that I think of Christmas. At Christmas, we get those "new" things. You may have thought of a new car or new house…maybe a new suit of clothes or a new baby even. But when you really stop to think ...read more

  • Time Is Running Out

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 114 ratings
     | 8,613 views

    A textual exposition arranged by the recurring themes of the text calling God’s people in my care to live so they can be unashamed when Jesus returns.

    Topic: Jesus/Christian Living Theme: Living Ready for Jesus’ Return Purpose: to be the Holy Spirit’s second witness calling God’s people in my care to live so they can be unashamed when Jesus returns. Response: Individuals will ponder what attitude or habit would be most embarrassing to them if ...read more

  • I Know That I'm A Child Of God! Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 3, 2001
    based on 100 ratings
     | 18,494 views

    This sermon talks about the lavish love that God has for His children!

    What Do You Know? I Know that I’m a Child of God! 1 John 3:1-10 May 6, 2001 Intro: A. [How God’s Children Change, Citation: Craig Barnes, author and pastor of National Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C.; from sermon "The Blessed Trinity" (5-30-99)] When I was a child, my minister father ...read more

  • How Could God Love Us?

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Feb 2, 2001
    based on 96 ratings
     | 3,043 views

    If we are so sinful, how could God love us? What kind of love would allow him to love us?

    Morning Message Central Church of Christ February 4, 2000 John Dobbs HOW COULD GOD LOVE US? Introduction: Today we begin a series on love from the book of 1 John. John had a fiery and destructive temperament! He wanted to call down fire from heaven on some of Jesus’ enemies! Jesus called him a ...read more

  • God Loves Us With A Great Love Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Mar 22, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 4,258 views

    God loves us infinitely more than we can understand. Because of this, we should live pure lives, as He is pure.

    I. Parentage of the Believer (1 John 3:1) A. Manifestation of His love 1. John 1:12-13, “But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: Which were born, not of blood, nor of the will of the flesh, nor of the will of man, but of ...read more

  • First John Chapter Three Part 1

    Contributed by Robert Kerr on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 60 ratings
     | 4,104 views

    Bible Study

    "WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A CHILD OF GOD?" Chapter 3: 1-3 Introduction: One of the greatest events in the life of any parent is the birth of a child, it is a very blessed, memorable, and emotional experience. It is also a very significant day to the child. Of course, this baby has no concept of ...read more

  • Reasons For Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 5, 2002
    based on 244 ratings
     | 22,291 views

    9th in First John Series

    REASONS FOR RIGHTEOUS LIVING 1 John 3:1-10 INTRO: Why should we live a life of righteousness and holiness? John gives some reasons why we should do that. In 1 John 3:1 the Bible says, “Behold what manner of love the Father has bestowed on us, that we should be called the children of God! ...read more

  • Who's Your Father?

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Jul 1, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 9,345 views

    On Father’s Day it is important to honor the greatest dad -- Our heavenly Father. Any earthly dad who reflects his heavenly Father’s love in Jesus is tops!

    Happy Father’s Day, dads! Did you all get pounced on in bed this morning? My boys each made me a card (that was very special). I’m going to go home after church and, of course, call my dad. Most of you know my father. Well, this is my favorite picture of my dad. We keep it in a curio cabinet in ...read more

  • A Chip Off The Old Block

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Feb 14, 2002
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,717 views

    From series in 1 John

    “A Chip Off The Old Block” I John 3:1-12 One of the strangest moments in life is the day that you happen to glance down and at the end of your arm you suddenly realize that someone has taken your hand and replaced it your parents. The shock of that moment is hard to describe. I remember the day ...read more

  • How Great Is The Love Of God! Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 23 ratings
     | 16,759 views

    God’s love is so great that with it he has made us children of Him and with that comes all the royal inheritances if we live the way we are suppose too.

    I John 3 – “How great is the Love of God?” Thesis: God’s love is so great that with it he has made us children of Him and with that comes all the royal inheritances if we live the way we are suppose too. Scripture Text: 1 John 3: 1-24 1How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we ...read more

  • Like Father, Like Son

    Contributed by Quintin Marrow on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,356 views

    TEXT SUMMARY: The children of God, who have been adopted by grace (Gal.

    TEXT SUMMARY: The children of God, who have been adopted by grace (Gal. 4:4-7), have been given incredible privileges; as a result of their new birth (John 3:3), God's children purify themselves from wickedness and strive to conform their lives to that of Christ's. OUTLINE OF THE PASSAGE: I. The ...read more

  • Characteristics That Distinguish The Christian

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 9,707 views

    Everything has what we consider to be identifying marks or characteristics--things that make them distinguishable from other things. In the same manner, the child of God should exhibit traits that set them apart from the world.

    CHARACTERISTICS THAT DISTINGUISH THE CHRISTIAN Text: I John 3: 1-2 Intro: The characteristics of a thing help us not only recognize it, but also to define it. This is especially true with people. Our physical characteristics as well as our individual personality define who we are. There ...read more

  • Parent-Child Dedication Commitment

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jul 30, 2004
    based on 149 ratings
     | 16,431 views

    Outline for message on what parents do when they dedicate their child to God

    Parent-Child Dedication A. IT IS ABOUT GOD’S SPECIAL LOVE! 1What MARVELOUS LOVE the Father has extended to us! Just look at it--we’re called children of God! That’s who we really are. But that’s also why the world doesn’t recognize us or take us seriously, because it has no idea who he is or ...read more

  • The Greatest Gift

    Contributed by Abraham Shanklin on Jan 31, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 8,204 views

    That’s what you are going to find in this text this morning…what true love is. You are going to find in God’s word…1 John 3, what the real reason for the season is…You will find what the true motivation for living is.

    Living the Life With the Greatest Gift Scripture Reference: 1 John 3:1 – 9 Introduction Each December, I vowed to make Christmas a calm and peaceful experience. I had cut back on nonessential obligations -- extensive card writing, endless baking, decorating, and even overspending. Yet still, I ...read more