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1 John 4: Real vs Rotten

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In the first part of 1 John 4, we're going to look at how to trust what we hear and to understand what comes from the Spirit of God and what comes from anywhere else. Things that come from the Spirit of God will last and can be trusted, but anything else will fade away.  A trust and a belief in Jesus because of his Holy Spirit leads to eternal life. It's a power that overcomes anything this world has to offer.  Remember, one of the purposes of 1 John was to remind believers of the reality of what they believe. This is an evergreen message: Look to Jesus, know Jesus, trust Jesus, follow Jesus.  To follow along with the scripture for this week, click here . To send us a prayer request or for more information, click here . 

1 John 3:11-24: This Is How We Know

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The question is a familiar one: How can we know that we're loved by God?  1 John is a broken record of evidence of God's love from a witness to the life of Jesus. The author of 1 John frequently uses the phrase This is how we know... to begin reminding his audience of the promises of God through the realities of Jesus as savior.  He's writing to believers to remind them of the realities of God's love. God can be known. To follow along with the scripture used today, click here .  To connect with us or give us a prayer request, click here . We have weekly services at 10:30am every Sunday at our church in Blomkest. You're welcome to join us. 

1 John 3:1-10: What Great Love

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We are able to know that we are deeply loved by God. We are witnesses to his love through the works of Jesus Christ, and we are called to receive and give that love. That's one of the constant themes in 1 John.  To follow along with this message's scripture references, click here . To connect with us through email, click here . Feel free to join us any Sunday at our church in Blomkest. We're right on Main Street at 204 South. 

Sabbath Rest (Stand Alone Message from June 20, 2021)

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On Father's Day, we took a break from 1 John and had Ben Johnson share about Sabbath Rest at Blomkest Baptist. We hope you enjoy this message. God bless. Looking for more information or have a prayer request? Click here and connect with us via email. Our church services are every Sunday at 10:30AM at Blomkest Baptist Church.

Galatians - Promises to Children (Stand Alone Message)

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This week, Blomkest Baptist had a guest speaker, so this message is from Pastor Jeff filling pulpit at First Baptist in Benson. It's a quick look at an element of Galatians where Paul reminds his audience that God keeps his promises through the works of Christ alone, and nothing else should be added or subtracted from that reality. If you want to follow along with the text, click here . If you have a prayer request or want to know more about our church, click here .

1 John 2:12-29 - Dear Children, Part 2

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This week, we finish off the second chapter of 1 John by continuing to talk about the reality that believers are called dear children. John also differentiates the world from the ways of God, as well as warning not to add or subtract anything to or from the work of Jesus. To follow along with the text, click here . To connect with us over email, click here . You are welcome to join us any Sunday at 10:30AM at 204 South Main Street in Blomkest. God bless you!

1 John 2:1-11 - Dear Children, Part 1

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We had a windy and warm day for our lake service as we started 1 John 2 this week. We thank Otoniel Rodriguez for coming to the park and helping us with musical worship, and all of the campground who joined us for Sunday's worship service. As we look at the scripture this week, we see this metaphor of God being light expanded, and the invitation extended to follow Jesus, allowing him to be our advocate to the Father. When we do this, it allows the truth to shine on areas of our li ves that keep us from a closeness to God, from community with one another, and ultimately from joy...and it allows God to work in those areas and reconcile us into a right relationship with him and those around us. John is emphasizing the need for the believer to walk in the light of God, even when it exposes our sin. We love better when we don't have things to hide, and we can walk in a fuller joy with God when we are honest with ourselves. To follow along with the main text of scripture this week,