Sermons on 1 John

Sermons on 1 John

April 14: Look Who’s Smiling!

  April 14 – 3rd Sunday of Easter Other sermons in this series“Depths of Love” #1: Union with Christ #2: Look Who’s Smiling (this sermon) Scripture Reading: 1 John 3:1-7 Here’s a question: What makes God smile? What brings the Lord happiness and joy? One of my favorite artistic renderings of Jesus is this. It’s commonly known as Laughing Jesus. Taking a cue from this painting, here’s a similar rendering of Jesus. And another one. I like these paintings of…

April 7: Union With Christ

  April 7 – 2nd Sunday of Easter Other sermons in this series“Depths of Love” #1: Union with Christ (this sermon) #2: Look Who’s Smiling Scripture: 1 John 1:1-2:2 On my way to work this past Wednesday morning I did something a bit foolish and stupid, all because I wasn’t fully consciously engaged in what I was doing. I was the second car at a red light, waiting to turn left onto Pinegrove Ave. At some point, my mind went…

May 2: Fearless Love

Scripture: 1 John 4:7-21 Around 6am on Easter morning, I swung by the church to pick up a few chairs for our outdoor Sunrise service at the International Flag Plaza. After parking my van under the portico, I quickly made my way across the grass to come into the building through the office entrance. Being that early in the morning, I wasn’t expecting to run into anyone, but to my surprise, as I walked passed the church flagpoles, I heard…