1 John

1 John

This week we are launching into a series on 1 John. Over the next few months we will be moving through the book verse by verse, allowing god to speak to us through it. 1 John will take us through Lent, Easter and beyond. It is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed.

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This week we are launching into a series on 1 John. Over the next few months we will be moving through the book verse by verse, allowing god to speak to us through it. 1 John will take us through Lent, Easter and beyond. It is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed. This morning Andrew Smith introduces the book to us.

08 March 2009, Duration: 00:33:40

1Jo1;1-4

This week we are launching into a series on 1 John. Over the next few months we will be moving through the book verse by verse, allowing god to speak to us through it. 1 John will take us through Lent, Easter and beyond. It is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed. This morning Andrew Smith starts with the first four verses.

22 March 2009, Duration: 00:47:29

1Jo1;5-7

This week we are continuing a series on 1 John. Over the next few months we will be moving through the book verse by verse, allowing god to speak to us through it. 1 John will take us through Lent, Easter and beyond. It is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed. This morning Andrew Smith continues into chapter 1.

29 March 2009, Duration: 00:39:50

1Jo1;8-10

This week we are continuing a series on 1 John. Over the next few months we will be moving through the book verse by verse, allowing god to speak to us through it. 1 John will take us through Lent, Easter and beyond. It is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed. This morning Andrew Smith continues in chapter 1.

05 April 2009, Duration: 00:47:10

1Jo2;1-2

Happy Easter!
We are celebrating this morning as we look at 1 Jo2:1-2. It’s all about Jesus, and what he has done for us, and why there is hope for us when we trust him, walk with him, and allow him to transform us.
This week Andrew Smith continues to guide us in a series on 1 John. Over the next few months we will be moving through the book verse by verse, allowing god to speak to us through it. 1 John will take us through Lent, Easter and beyond. It is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed.

12 April 2009, Duration: 00:48:27

1Jo2;3-11

This week Andrew Smith continues to guide us in a series on 1 John. Over the next few months we will be moving through the book verse by verse, allowing god to speak to us through it. 1 John will take us through Lent, Easter and beyond. It is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed.

19 April 2009, Duration: 00:36:19

1Jo2;12-17

This week Alan Carson continues to guide us in a series on 1 John. Over the next few months we will be moving through the book verse by verse, allowing god to speak to us through it. 1 John is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed.

26 April 2009, Duration: 00:40:15

1Jo2;18-23

We have been and will continue to be moving through the book of First John verse by verse, allowing God to speak to us through it. 1 John is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed. In 1Jo2:18-29 John is issuing his followers a couple of warnings. He tells us if we want to stay close to Jesus, beware, there are hurdles out there!

03 May 2009, Duration: 00:42:24

1Jo2;24-27

We have been and will continue to be moving through the book of First John verse by verse, allowing God to speak to us through it. 1 John is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed. In 1Jo2:18-29 John is issuing his followers a couple of warnings. He also gives us some comfort and the two amazing resources to keep us close to Jesus: the Holy Spirit and God’s word. Today we will focus on God’s word.

10 May 2009, Duration: 00:41:14

1Jo2;28-3;10

We have been and will continue to be moving through the book of First John verse by verse, allowing God to speak to us through it. 1 John is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed.

17 May 2009, Duration: 00:40:40

1Jo3;11-24

We have been and will continue to be moving through the book of First John verse by verse, allowing God to speak to us through it. 1 John is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed.

24 May 2009, Duration: 00:41:39

1Jo4;1-6

This week we are looking at 1John 4;1-6. john challenges us to take a fresh look at the world around us. To not blindly pursue spirituality but to test and discern everything that we see and hear. He calls us into a deeper understanding of the Holy Spirit and to a deeper level of intimacy with Him and as always John holds up Jesus as the ultimate test for truth.

31 May 2009, Duration: 00:38:13

1 John 4;7-16 part 1

This morning we continue on from last week looking at the idea that the Holy Spirit in us produces love. That as we develop an intimate relationship with him he can align our hearts with God’s. John shows us what true love really is and calls us out of our selfish ways into a lifestyle of preferring others’ needs before our own. This is part one of the talk Alan Carson continues with it next week.

07 June 2009, Duration: 00:35:51

1 Jo 4;7-16 part 2

This morning we continue on further from last week looking at the idea that the Holy Spirit in us produces love. That as we develop an intimate relationship with him he can align our hearts with God’s. John shows us what true love really is and calls us out of our selfish ways into a lifestyle of preferring others’ needs before our own. This is part two of the talk Alan Carson started last week.

14 June 2009, Duration: 00:33:49

1Jo4;17-5;5

This week Andrew Smith continues to guide us in a series on 1 John. We have been moving through the book verse by verse, allowing God to speak to us through it. It is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed.

21 June 2009, Duration: 00:39:03

1Jo5;1-12

This week Andrew Smith continues to guide us in the penultimate study in this series on 1 John. We have been moving through the book verse by verse, allowing God to speak to us through it. It is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed.

28 June 2009, Duration: 00:43:58

1Jo5;13-21

In this podcast Andrew Smith concludes the series on First John . We had been moving through the book verse by verse, allowing God to speak to us through it. It is a wonderful letter, written by a pastor who desperately wanted to make sure that his followers kept moving closer to Jesus. That’s what we want to do too. At the Vineyard we want to stay close to Jesus, stay in relationship with him, it is in that place we see our lives and the lives around us transformed.

04 July 2009, Duration: 00:45:29