When reading the fourth chapter of John’s first letter, it would be tough for the author to be more clear with what he wants God’s people
In baking a cake, there are some ingredients that are more essential than others. While sprinkles aid ascetics and nuts add texture, it’s the
Written by Josiah Boyd
We’re back in 1 John, and this time it’s a warning about what can get in the way of our usefulness and our intimacy
God wants those who belong to him to experience intimacy with him. That’s why he calls believers to pursue holiness (1:5–2:2), obedience (2:3–6), and
Written by Josiah Boyd
The First Epistle of John is an intensely practical letter addressed to Christian readers. It warns against the dangers of false teaching and exhorts
When we talk about God, there are endless directions our conversations can go. Oftentimes, these discussions end up addressing something to do with God’s
Stephen Hawkins, one of the current elders at Oakridge Bible Chapel, addressed the Adult Sunday School class regarding the importance of and obstacles to
Written by Stephen Hawkins