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  • 3 John Lesson 3 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Feb 15, 2019
     | 5,105 views

    How to treat good preachers, and correct those who mistreat others.

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. This letter centers around four men: John: the writer and protector of God’s work Gaius: looked after traveling preachers Diotrephes: an egotistical leader who mistreated traveling preachers Demetrius: a leader of good reputation 2. They represent ...read more

  • Who Are You Imitating?

    Contributed by Greg Tabor on Feb 8, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,649 views

    Don't imitate what is evil, but rather what is good. Even in the church and even in leadership we can find poor examples. We shouldn't walk after the example of men and women like Diotrephes. We should instead follow the example of men and women who exhib

    Who are you imitating? 6/14/09 Lighthouse Assembly of God Pastor Greg Tabor Text: 3 John (NIV) Let’s look at the introduction to John’s letter: 1The elder, To my dear friend Gaius, whom I love in the truth. 2Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that ...read more

  • "Gaius - A Commendable Christian” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Mar 22, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 12,808 views

    Gaius was a believer who is commended by the Apostle John for two things that all believers should seek to have be true of them.

    In the book of Third John, we read a tale of three Christians - Gaius, who John commended; Diotrephes, who John saw as cantankerous; and Demetrius, who John cited as being consistent in His walk with Christ. John identifies himself here as “the elder,” which is a term that is used ...read more

  • “diotrephes & Demetrius – A Cantankerous & A Consistent Christian” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Mar 26, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 14,434 views

    John contrasts a God centered Christian with a self centered Christian.

    In the book of Third John, we read a tale of three Christians - Gaius, who John commended; Diotrephes, who John saw as cantankerous; and Demetrius, who John cited as being consistent in His walk with Christ. Last time we considered what John has to say about Gaius - a commendable Christian. Now ...read more

  • "Some Things I Want You To Know Before I’m Gone”

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Apr 15, 2018
     | 5,087 views

    Three things to remember.

    “Some Things I want You to Know Before I’m Gone” April 15, 2018 3 John 1-4 “Dear friend, I pray that you may enjoy good health and that all may go well with you, even as your soul is getting along well. It gave me great joy when some believers came and testified about your faithfulness to the ...read more

  • Lord Make Me A Sheep Dog

    Contributed by Anonymous Contributor on May 25, 2016
     | 6,744 views

    Focus on being a servant to your church and pastor

    3 John 1:1-8 “The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth. Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth. For I rejoiced greatly, when the brethren came and testified of the truth that is in thee, even as thou ...read more

  • Loved In Truth Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 27, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,914 views

    Christians are taught to love one another. However, what is it that causes us to love one another? How shall we love? John gives us a glimpse of the love we are to have in this brief letter to a man named Gaius.

    “The elder to the beloved Gaius, whom I love in truth. “Beloved, I pray that all may go well with you and that you may be in good health, as it goes well with your soul. For I rejoiced greatly when the brothers came and testified to your truth, as indeed you are walking in the truth. I have no ...read more

  • It’s The Truth!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jun 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,125 views

    Analysis of 3 John. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    SERMON OUTLINE: Analysis of 3 John. • (a). The encouragement of Gaius (vs 1-8) • (B). The criticism of Diotrephes (vs 9-10) • (c). The testimony of Demetrius (vs 11-12) Ill: A grandmother was looking after her two little grandchildren; • A 7-year-old girl, and a 5-year-old ...read more

  • As Others See Us

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 186 ratings
     | 27,493 views

    John the Elder writes an appraisal of three church members: Gaius - who serves others, Diotrephes - who hinders others, and Demetrius - who attracts others.

    AS OTHERS SEE US The third letter of John is one of the shortest in the New Testament but it has much to say to us. It’s a warm and honest pastoral letter. A straight from the shoulder message from a pastor to his people. Where encouragement and commendation are ...read more

  • See You Soon: Finding Peace In Conflicts Series

    Contributed by Bob Hostetler on Jul 11, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 3,408 views

    A plea to pursue peace even in the midst of conflict

    Postcards from the Past: Finding Peace in Conflicts Scripture Reading: 3 John 1-14 Little Billy was playing in the family room while his dad watched the evening news on TV. When the newscaster started talking about rioting and unrest between Israelis and Palestinians, Billy turned to ...read more

  • The Cowboy Postcard

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Jan 30, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,946 views

    In the old silent movies you could tell the good guys by their white hats and the villains by their black hats. There are two "good guys" and one "bad guy" in this short postcard. This Bible study examines them and their character.

    The Cowboy Postcard Series: New Testament Postcards Chuck Sligh January 27, 2013 TEXT: Please turn in your Bibles to 3 John INTRODUCTION We have a tendency to look at the past through rose-tinted glasses. Have you ever heard anyone talk about “the good old days”? Well, the ...read more

  • Faithful Fellow Workers

    Contributed by Bishop Prof. Julius Soyinka on Jul 22, 2015
     | 7,356 views

    No one is an island in God's kingdom, we all need other people to work together in love, unity and with sincerity before successes can be achieved in the services of God. Paul enjoyed the fellowship of several men and women that worked with him faithfuly

    FAITHFUL FELLOW WORKERS Study Texts: Titus 1:1, 3 John 1 – 14 Intoduction: - The Bible is full of a faithful band of men and women who traveled the ancient world preaching and teaching the gospel of Jesus Christ. - The most prominent person in this great commission was the apostle ...read more

  • Response To The Truth Series

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Aug 25, 2015
     | 6,561 views

    We are to love and live the truth.

    There is something about brevity that makes a message all that more emphatic. I was pacing up and down a hallway outside a delivery room on April 16, 1976. I was trying to be calm and collected, but I acted more like a caged lion. Suddenly a big door swung open and a gowned nurse was holding ...read more

  • Show Your Faithfulness To The Truth

    Contributed by Michael Otterstatter on Dec 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,207 views

    There are many great dangers to our faith! But ultimately the response to all of these is the TRUTH of God's Word.

    What is the greatest danger to your faith? Please don’t let that question slip quickly from your mind. Consider it carefully. What is the greatest danger to your faith? As we take a moment to reflect on that question I want you to think back to the three Scripture readings for today. Did ...read more

  • Ch.ch.ch.changes Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 7, 2016
     | 7,292 views

    Some people will change when they see the light. Others change only when they feel the heat. Change is an odd thing - everyone wants to change, but few actually do.

    “Ch.Ch.Ch.Ch.Changes” 3 John After watching sales falling off for three straight months at Kentucky Fried Chicken, the Colonel called the Pope and asked a favor. ''I need you to change the daily prayer from, 'Give us this day our daily bread' to 'Give us this day our daily ...read more