Sermons by Jared Via (Page 3)

Sermons by Jared Via (Page 3)

The Truth about Love

1 John 4:7-21 “Agape” – selfless, giving, unconditional love. It’s an action, not a feeling. The Explanation of Love – vs 1 John 4:7-10It’s not, “Because God is love, he doesn’t care about our sin.”It’s “Because God is love, he didn’t leave us in our sin.” The Demonstration of Love – vs 1 John 4:10-18 The Expectation of Love – vs 1 John 4:19-21

Sin Doesn’t Fit Anymore

1 John 3:4-10 “Does not sin” – Greek – conveys a continual ongoing action No one who is continually sinning, has seen him or known him.No one who is continually abiding in Christ can be continually sinning. True believers cannot make a continual practice of sinning because… 1. Sin is contrary to the law of God.  vs. 4  Sin is willful rebellion against God and the intentional breaking of His law. Psalm 19:7-14 “The heinousness of sin lies not so…

Guarding against Deception

1 John 2:18-27 If you knew this was the last hour of your life, how would you live? Lord please bring those I contact to a decision. I don’t want to be a milepost on the side of the road, I want to be a fork in the road, that men must turn one way or the other on seeing Christ in me. – Jim Elliot Determine the Real vs the Fake (1 John 2:18-20) Discern the Truth vs the…

The Truth about Hate

1 John 2:7-14 Commandment – 1 John 2:7-8 Condition – 1 John 2:9-11 Confirmation – 1 John 2:12-14 “Hate can be expressed in two different ways. It can be active, in that we indulge in malicious talk or injurious actions toward another. We can strike them, or beat them, or throw our garbage over their fence, or mistreat them in some way. We can attack them, we can slander them behind their back. All these are active expressions of hate,…

Confession of Sin

1 John 1:5-10 The Reality of Sin – Romans 3:23 The Result of Sin – John 10:28-29 The Remission of Sin – Proverbs 28:19, Acts 3:19-20 Confess – to agree with how God sees and what He says about our sin.

Walking by Faith

Ecclesiastes 11:1-8 Walk by faith by giving what you can’t keep – Ecclesiastes 11:1-2 Walk by faith by surrendering what you can’t control – Ecclesiastes 11:3-4 Walk by faith by trusting when you don’t understand – Ecclesiastes 11:5-6 Walk by faith by enjoying life in its proper place – Ecclesiastes 11:7-8

The Emptiness of Brokenness

Ecclesiastes 7:1-8:17 Wrong expectations lead to: despair – I can’t do this anymore anger – I can’t believe God would allow this unbelief – There isn’t any God at all.  1. The Perception: The righteous suffer, the wicked prosper Ecclesiastes 7:14-17 and 8:14-15 God’s purposes in suffering and trials: Reveals our heart Produces character Tests and strengthens our faith Shows the brokenness of the world John 16:33 – “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have…