Sermons on 1 John

Light & love (2)

1 John 1:5-2:2 Can we know for sure now that we’ve got a place in heaven? Or do we need to wait until we die, and appear at the final judgement? The apostle John tells us we can be sure now. God is light. If we’re walking in the light, we have fellowship with him. But what does it mean to walk in the light?

Light & love (1)

1 John 1:1-4 Loads of people claim to be Christian. In the UK almost half the population ticked that box in the last census – but are they really all Christians? What is a true Christian? That is what the letter of 1 John tells, so we can be sure whether or not we are the genuine article, or just wearing a fake label.

Christmas Day

1 John 4:14 The phrase sine qua non is Latin for something which is indispensable. What for you is the sine qua non of Christmas? What is the key ingredient without which Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas for you? This talk explains why Jesus is the sine qua non not just of Christmas but of life itself.