Sermon Notes 2017 10 29 PM

October 29, 2017 PM
Dr. Michael Catt - 1813
#3 in series

BIG TRUTHS IN SMALL PACKAGES
God’s Word Regarding Relationships
1 John 2:7-11

I. REMEMBER THE COMMANDMENT

How is this commandment old and new?

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“Not only had the commandment been given by Him, but it had also been exhibited in His example. . . . The new commandment of love finds concrete expression in the daily life of the believer in union with Christ. This love was first shown by Christ in His life on earth, and it is only because He first fulfilled the commandment of love that we can now fulfill it.” – W. E. Vine

Here’s a test for all of us:

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II. REFLECT ON THE CONTRADICTION

“The hater has never been anywhere but the darkness. The hater has never received the light. Hating anyone and walking in the light are mutually exclusive. Light and darkness cannot cohabitate, and neither can love and hate. There is nothing so blind as hate. It conceals our faults and others virtues. They cannot be objective and reasonable.” – Charlie Draper

III. THE REQUIRED CONSISTENCY