I Desired a Savior
Dr. Adrian Rogers
I John 5:4-10
Take God's precious word and turn with me, please, to
First John chapter 5. I told you last night that I
want to speak to you on this subject, Why I believe in
Jesus. Now, believe it or not, I have never, ever
really preached a sermon on this subject. I've
preached many sermons telling people to believe in
Jesus and preached many sermons about the Lord Jesus,
but never specifically a sermon, Why I believe in
Jesus Christ. I had to think it through, and I had to
ask myself, just why do I believe in Jesus Christ?
Are Christians fools for believing in Christ?
I heard about a man who said to his wife, I was a fool
when I married you. She said, Yes, but I didn't notice
Are we fools for believing in Jesus Christ or do we
have a basis for our belief? I begin to read here in
verse 4. "For whatsoever is born of God overcometh
the world: and this is the victory that overcometh the
world, even our faith. Who is he that overcometh the
world, but he that believeth that Jesus is the Son of
God? This is he that came by water and blood, even
Jesus Christ; not by water only, but by water and
blood. And it is the Spirit that bear witness,
because the Spirit is truth. For there are three that
bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the
Holy Ghost: and these three are one. And there are
three that bear witness in earth, the spirit, and the
water, and the blood: and these three agree in one.
If we receive the witness of men, the witness of God
is greater; for this is the witness of God which he
hath testified of his Son. He that believeth on the
Son of God hath the witness in himself: he that
believeth not God hath made him a liar; because he
believeth not the record that God gave of his Son.
And this is the record, that God hath given to us
eternal life, and this life is in his Son. He that
hath the Son hath life; and he ...
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