The Prologue: 1st John 1:1-4 Sermon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8qu1Lhs_NY&feature=youtu.be Authorship The author of 1 John claims to be an eyewitness of Christ (1 John 1:1–3) Emphasizes his sensory perception of Jesus, “the Word of life” Testifies to what was physically revealed to the apostles Unfortunately, Johannine authorship and the author’s claim to eyewitness testimony has come under attack from modern scholars Many suggest …

God in the Flesh: NT Affirmations – Part 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6LY7rXfcNYA&feature=youtu.be There is no question of greater significance than the question “is Jesus God?” The consequences of such a question shape the very life, expression, and understanding of the Christian faith. On the one hand, if Jesus is not Yahweh in the flesh, it is idolatry to worship him and ascribe to him the glory …

Gospel Love

"Jesus went into Galilee, proclaiming the Good News of God. 'The time has come,' He said. 'The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the Good News!'" Mark 1:14-15 Our good news is the Kingdom of God: the Kingdom invitation is “Repent and believe the good news!”   In fact, this message of repentance …

Redemption

The Storm

IN HIM WE HAVE REDEMPTION These are the words that changed the universe forever: “It is finished” With extreme specificity and comprehensive thoroughness, Jesus came and accomplished the will of God on earth to perfection.  This purpose is so powerfully articulated by Paul's words, “He emptied himself of all power and took on the form of …