What A Day That Will Be!

I’ve been saved longer than I was lost.  I’m 48 and I was saved over 30 years ago, but I still haven’t gotten over the despair of lostness and I don’t want to forget it.  It’s a lot like the horror when you realize that the smell you’ve been smelling is on the bottom of […]

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May 4, The Mark of Victory

We’ve come to John’s final mark of being born again.  The first mark was righteous living, the second mark was loving others, the third mark was loving God, and the final mark is victory over sin.  You find it in 1 John 5:4, “For everyone who has been born of God overcomes the world. And […]

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May 3, The Mark of Loving God

So John’s first mark of being born again is righteous living, his second mark is loving others, and his third mark is loving God.  In 1 John 5:1-3 we find, Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father loves whoever has been born of […]

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May 2, The Mark of Loving Others

Yesterday I shared John’s first mark of being born again.  Today we need to turn to 1 John 3:14 because it is in this passage that we find another mark of being born again.  “We know we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brothers.  Whoever does not love abides in […]

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May 1, The Mark of Righteousness

In John 20:31 John gave us the purpose of his Gospel.  In 1 John 5:13 John gave us the purpose of his first letter.  On Sunday morning I came to John 3:3 and wanted to show how we could know that we have been born again and took them to John’s first letter.  John said, […]

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April 30, Extreme Danger to Being Born Again!

I love the way God works through His Word.  Yesterday morning I arrived at my study and started looking over my sermon.  I knew it was a little long and I was looking for areas I could cut back and shorten.  I really struggled over the last section and wrestled with cutting it out. My […]

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Nov 10, A Story of Being Born Again!

This past week at our New Member’s Class there was a young man who expressed interest in joining our church, but he had not yet been baptized.  We set up a meeting so that he and I would sit down and talk about his faith and we met last night.  The conversation was an amazing […]

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