Authentic Christianity

An exposition (verse by verse study) of the book of 1 John

Being Sure of Salvation

May 20, 2012 | 1 John 5 | exposition, eternal security

Pastor Gary Combs concludes the seven week sermon series Authentic Christianity with this message from 1 John 5. In the first epistle of John, he wrote that authentic Christians can know with confidence that they have eternal life and are authentic Christians. We can have this confidence and knowledge, being sure that we are Christians.

Perfecting Love

May 13, 2012 | 1 John 4:7-21 | love, exposition

Pastor Gary Combs continues his sermon series “Authentic Christianity” with this 6th message from the book of 1 John. In the first epistle of John, he wrote that authentic Christians are marked by a perfecting kind of love, a love that comes from God, making us complete in Him and showing the world what perfect love looks like and therefore revealing God to the world.

Recognizing False Teaching

May 6, 2012 | 1 John 4 | false teaching, exposition

Pastor Gary Combs continues his “Authentic Christianity” series with this message from 1 John chapter 4. In the first epistle of John, he wrote that Authentic Christians shouldn’t just believe everything they hear, but that they should “test the spirits” of any teaching. We can recognize false teaching by applying the four principles that John gives.