This content is part of a series.
NOTE: This sermon is part 1 and 2 of a 12 part sermon series. Two sermons outlines are included in this download.
Part 1: How to Get Along with Christians
Christians should live in love and unity, but how?
I. By Remembrance of Doctrinal Facts. v. 1
A. All Christians have received Christ.
B. All Christians have responded to God's Love.
C. All Christians are regenerated through the Spirit.
II. By Exposure to Spiritual Influences. vv. 1-2
A. The encouraging influence of Christ.
Note: "Consolation" lit. encouraging.
1. His example.
2. His enabling.
B. The softening influence of Love.
Part 2: Spiritual Realities
I. The Reality of a Christian's Delight.
Rejoice in the Lord-But how? cf. John 15:11; Nehemiah 8:10
A. Acknowledge His Lordship.
No joy in a divided heart.
B. Appreciate His Love.
C. Appropriate His Life.
Practical application of spiritual insights.
II. The Reality of a Christian's Danger.
Note: Necessity to repeat warnings, etc. v. 1