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The Kingdom and the Cross
Pastor Dave Romoser • December 10, 2017 • 1 John 5:1-12
John begins to wind down his letter by reminding his readers of the critical victory won at Calvary. This was the event that changed everything. This was the conflict the entire story of Israel had been leading up to. The rightful King had landed and the new world had begun as love conquered the final enemy
The One Thing That Blocks Your Experience of God's Love
Pastor Dave Romoser • December 3, 2017 • 1 John 4:13-21
How do you know that God lives in you? Or that you live in Him? John gets to the heart of that question in the simple, yet extraordinarily profound truth that “God is love.” For John this isn’t just “true”.. it’s a fundamental reality with all kinds of implications
It's All About Love
Pastor Dave Romoser • November 26, 2017 • 1 John 4:7-12
Getting to the heart of the letter, John returns to the theme of "loving one another" for the final time with a determination to ensure that we don't overlook the obvious or minimize that which is both profoundly simple and humanly impossible
Testing the Spirits
Pastor Dave Romoser • November 19, 2017 • 1 John 3:23-4:6
John gives wise insight, as well as a surprising reminder, as he addresses his “dear children” who are seeking to understand how to discern what is true and of God in the midst of the tension of disagreements and differing voices among them
How Do You Know?
Pastor Dave Romoser • 1 John 3:18-24
In a day when you never really knew where you stood with the gods and given the prevailing questions dividing this early community of believers, John gives reassurance to all those - then and now - who wrestle with feelings of guilt and shame, wondering if they're doing enough to remain in God's love