Jesus said that the world will know that you are his disciples if you have love for one another (John 13:35). Love is a characteristic of an authentic Christian. But love isn't easy. In fact, it is costly. Find out why love is costly in this week's sermon from 1 John 3:10-18.
In this week's sermon we encounter one of the more difficult passages in 1 John. John says that if you abide in Jesus you will not keep on sinning (1 John 3:5-6). What does that mean? Are Christians perfect? Do they really stop sinning when they believe in Jesus? What should we do about the sin we might be wrestling with in our lives? Find out what John means and why it is important for you to understand this passage in this week's sermon from 1 John 2:28-3:10.
A mark of an authentic Christian is that they do not abandon Jesus, they abide in him. Do you have a plan for following Jesus over the long haul? Find out more about abiding in Jesus and why it is important in this week's sermon from 1 John 2:17-28.
What does it mean to not love the world? And why does John instruct Christians to not love the world? Find out the answer to these questions in this week's sermon from 1 John 2:15-17.
1 John 2:15-17 | Authentic Christianity - Do Not Love the World | Pastor Mike Hyatt | 42:36