Spiritual Advancement

"Red Light, Green Light" is a favorite game with children on the playground, and its all about moving forward. The Christian life is similar. Even though our spiritual advancement might feel slow at times, God wants us to keep growing in Christ. In 1 John 2, the Apostle walks [...]

2019-07-01T09:55:07-04:00June 30th, 2019|

Keeping the New Commandment

One group of students got a shocking (and humbling) lesson from their professor about showing love to fellow Christians.  In 1 John chapter two, the Apostle John shares important insights about the "new commandment" that came from Jesus:  sincere love for fellow believers.  What will your life look like [...]

2019-06-24T13:59:13-04:00June 23rd, 2019|

Knowing Jesus Genuinely

Pastor Ryan tells a hilarious story of purchasing knock-off Oakley sunglasses in Washington D.C. Upon closer inspection, it was obvious these sunglasses weren't genuine. In 1 John chapter 2, John unpacks some real-life marks that are always present in the lives of genuine Christians. How can you be assured [...]

2019-06-17T09:33:53-04:00June 16th, 2019|

Walking in the Light

It's amazing how even the smallest light can push back against the darkness. In 1 John chapter one, the Bible calls on all Christians to "walk in the light" as God is in the light. Why is light a powerful description of God's character, and how should that truth [...]

2019-06-11T14:06:55-04:00June 9th, 2019|

Knowing Jesus Brings Life and Joy

When 1 John was written, John was the "wise old man" and the last living apostle. John was loved and respected by the first-century Christians, but they desperately needed his insights when false teachers started promoting errors about Jesus. What life-changing truths does John declare about Jesus and the [...]

2019-06-03T10:08:30-04:00June 2nd, 2019|
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