Sign of new life

1 John 3:11-15   For this is the message that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.  We should not be like Cain, who was of the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because his own deeds were evil and his brother’s righteous. Do … More Sign of new life

How great a love!

See how great a love the Father has bestowed upon us, that we should be called children of God. 1 John 3:1 John Piper, in a sermon,”The Depth of Christ’s Love: Its Lavish Benefits” Not only did it cost him his Son to save us from sin and death and hell (John 3:16; 1 John … More How great a love!

Piper: John wants to motivate the fight with the confidence of victory

  This is a long post, but a great illustration to help us understand 1 John. John Piper, in a sermon, “The Strong Need Strength,” Compare 1 John for a moment to a letter that a mother writes to her daughter who has gone away to college. The mother gets word that there has been … More Piper: John wants to motivate the fight with the confidence of victory