1 John

A series of talks based around "God is Love", for this series the new testament readings are all from the 1st letter of John.

  • 18th April 2021– 1 John 3.1-7 & Luke 24:36-58 - children of God
  • 25th April 2021– 1 John 3.16-end & John 10:11-18 - the good shepherd
  • 2nd May 2021– 1 John 4.7-21 & John 15:1-8 - rooted in God's Love
  • 9th May 2021– 1 John 5.1-6 & John 15:9-17 - As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you: I call you friends
  • 16th May 2021– 1 John 5.9-13

 

1 John 3:1-7 & Luke 24:36-58 - Children of God

Children of GodShona is reflecting on 1 John 3 verse 1 ‘See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God!’.

1 John 3 verse 1

 

1 John 3.16-end & John 10:11-18 - the good shepherd

Sheep: Easter Sunday in Rotherwick from MarionJennie talks about the Good Shepherd. We have recorded Nikki reading the Gospel reading & Jennie's talk on the Good Shepherd and included it here.

The Gospel & Jennie's talk

 

1 John 4.7-21 & John 15:1-8 - Rooted in God's Love

Pruning Vine -  © ROOTS for Churches Ltd www.rootsontheweb.com. Reproduced with permission.Jon talks about being rooted in God's Love - ‘I am the vine; you are the branches. If you remain in me and I in you, you will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing.’

Rooted in God's Love

1 John 5:1-6 & John 15:9-17 - I call you friends

Friends - from unspash (A church near You). Reproduced with permission.Martin talks about friends - ‘As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you: I call you friends.’

I call you friends

 

 

God is Love

 

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Readings taken from Holy Bible, New International Version® Anglicized, NIV® Copyright © 1979, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. All rights reserved worldwide.
Images:
© ROOTS for Churches Ltd www.rootsontheweb.com. Reproduced with permission.
from Marion de Quidt
From Pixabay under the terms of their license agreement, which gives us the right to alter images for our own use & from he unsplash resources on A church near you with permission