First John (Current Teaching)

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“Love: Behold It, Meditate On It” 1 John 3:1-3 Pastor Dennis Norman 03-17-2024

God has placed great love on His children! God’s lovingkindness is eternal towards us.

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“Let God’s Truth Abide in You” 1 John 2:24-29 Pastor Dennis Norman 03-10-2024

Abiding or remaining in what you have heard from the beginning is very important! God’s Word has not changed since the beginning, and it will endure for all time! The security of the believer is found in 1st John 2:24.

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“Abiding In the Doctrine About Jesus Christ” 1 John 2:20-23 Pastor Dennis Norman 03-03-2024

The Holy Spirit gives knowledge of what we need to do in this life.

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“The Test of Perseverance” 1 John 2:18-20 Pastor Dennis Norman 02-25-2024

Many false christ’s come from the church. The Word of the Holy Spirit is the voice of Jesus.

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“Abide in the Will of God” 1 John 2:15-17 Pastor Dennis Norman 02-18-2024

Jesus’ Word is our source of strength. There is a contrast and comparison between all the world has to offer vs. all that God has to offer. And there is truly no comparison!

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“The Stages of Spiritual Growth in Christ Jesus” 1 John 2:12-14 Pastor Dennis Norman 02-11-2024

John is writing to specific groups within the church. He expects all believers to mature.

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“The Commandment to Love” 1 John 2:7-11 Pastor Dennis Norman 01-28-2024

We need to be obedient to the commandment to love! We need to practice loving other Christians.

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“Living Alive to God and Dead to Sin” 1 John 2:1-6 Pastor Dennis Norman 1-21-2024

John teaches us as little children to guard ourselves against sin.

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“Recognizing Fellowship with Jesus and One Another” 1 John 1:5-10 Pastor Dennis Norman 1-14-2024

True genuine believers walk in God’s truth. And they know they have a sin nature, but they know they can be cleansed from it.

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“The Importance of True Christian Fellowship” 1 John 1:1-4 Pastor Dennis Norman 1-7-2024

The Christian church had only been in existence about 60 years when the apostle John wrote this book. The church was already under attack.