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HHBC Turns 40 This Summer!

Harrison Hills Baptist Church was founded and dedicated on July 27, 1975, so we'll be celebrating 40 years of ministry in and to Lanesville this July.  We'll do this with a special fellowship on Saturday, July 11th and a special worship service on Sunday, July 12th.  Please plan to join our celebration!

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Series Title: Are You Saved? Are You Sure?

(A Study of First John)

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Sunday morning: May 24, 2015

Message Title: Showing God to the world: Loving one another

by: Pastor Gary Yochum
Scripture Reference: First John 4.7-21
Tags: new testament, epistle, 1 john

Central Thought: Loving one another is how Christians show God to an unseeing world.
Love: self-giving for the benefit of others ...

Central Thought: Loving one another is how Christians show God to an unseeing world.
Love: self-giving for the benefit of others

I. Love for others is a sign of God’s love in us (7-12)

1. Love reveals God’s character (7-8)

2. God’s love gives life (9-10)

3. God’s love for us motivates our love for others (11)

4. Our love for others reveals God to the world (12)


1. Pursue a more mature love strive for the ideal, not just the idea (1 Cor 13.4-8a)

2. Love one another

     relationally  personally              sacrificially

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