Triumphal Feast • 1st John Series 7 “The Spirit of Antichrist” pt. 1

1st John Series • 7 The Spirit of Antichrist part 1 – 1st John 2:18-29  In this message, Elder Bryce continues teaching about John’s warning to God’s people to beware of false teachers and their influence. Our concern should not be in looking for a single antichrist at the end of time but avoiding the influence of the many antichrist teachings that bombard us every day. This sermon was preached on February 14, 2021

Triumphal Feast • 1st John Series 6 “The Last Time”

motivation to love our brother and not the world. He now teaches that John reminds us of outward influences that would adversely affect our discipleship. To set up this teaching, Elder Bryce shows that the New Testament era is the last days. We have been living in the last era of earthly time since Jesus came to earth. This age will continue until His triumphant return. Today's episode is a little longer than our typical 30 minute podcast. This episode contains the entire sermon preached on February 7, 2021

Triumphal Feast • 1st John Series 5. “Love not the World” pt. 2

1st John Series • 5. Love Not the World – 1st John 2:15-17  In 1st John Chapter 2, there are two major charges given to the children of God – They are to love the brethren but they are NOT to love the world. In today’s message, we find that John is telling us that the life of Jesus Christ, and His standard of holiness, is the measure to which we should compare ourselves. It is only by walking more like Christ that we gain assurance of salvation and find liberty to live our lives in joyfulness. This message was preached on January 31, 2021.

Triumphal Feast • 1st John Series 5. “Love not the World” pt. 1

1st John Series • 5. Love Not the World – 1st John 2:15-17  In 1st John Chapter 2, there are two major charges given to the children of God – They are to love the brethren but they are NOT to love the world. In today’s message, we find that John is telling us that the life of Jesus Christ, and His standard of holiness, is the measure to which we should compare ourselves. It is only by walking more like Christ that we gain assurance of salvation and find liberty to live our lives in joyfulness. This message was preached on January 31, 2021.

Triumphal Feast • 1st John Series 4. “Because”

1st John Series • 4. Because – 1st John 2:12-14 (January 24, 2021) In chapter 2 of his Epistle, John has just given a major charge to the disciples of Christ to love others just like Jesus loves them. A few verses later, John will give an equally grand charge to “love not the world.” Between these two charges, he gives a small “pep rally” reminding each of us, that no matter what level of maturity we have in Christ, we are all loved and blessed by the same Father and His Son Jesus Christ. And it is “because” of these graces that John writes to them and us.

Triumphal Feast • 1st John Series 3. “How Do We Know?” pt. 2

our lives even though the whole world lies in wickedness. Today’s message concludes the subject of learning how it is we know that it is God that we are in. The love we have toward one another is a clear evidence of the love of God abiding in us. This message was preached on January 17, 2021.

Triumphal Feast • 1st John Series 3. “How Do We Know?” pt. 1

1st John Series • 3. How Do We Know? – 1st John 2:3-11 Elder Bryce continues teaching how we are to find joy in our lives even though the whole world lies in wickedness. Today’s message shows the way that we know we are chosen in Christ is when we live like Christ. In keeping Christ’s commandment to love, we show that the love of God is in us. This assures us that we were chosen by God in the covenant of election. In knowing we have this eternal life, we have true joy. This message was preached on January 17, 2021.

Triumphal Feast • 1st John Series 2. “The First Step to Finding Joy” pt. 2

1st John Series • 2. The First Step to Finding Joy (1st John 1:4-2:2) Part 2  John told his readers that his purpose for writing to them is so that they could live a joyful life even though the whole world lies in wickedness. In part two of this message, Elder Bryce shows us that to have the joyful fellowship with Jesus we desire, we must conform our minds, words, and deeds to life of Christ.

Triumphal Feast • 1st John Series 2. “The First Step to Finding Joy” pt. 1

1st John Series • 2. The First Step to Finding Joy (1st John 1:4-2:2)  John told his readers that his purpose for writing to them is so that they could live a joyful life even though the whole world lies in wickedness. In this message, Elder Bryce shows us that John faithfully tells us how Jesus designed for us to find that joy. In order to have a joyful walk with God from day to day, the first thing we must do is see sin as God sees sin. We must repent of it and walk more like Jesus. This message was preached at Mount Paran Primitive Baptist Church on January 10, 2021.

Triumphal Feast • 1. 1st John Introduction: “Two Things We Know” pt. 2

1st John Series 1 • Two Things We Know /1st John 5:19/ pt. 2 This edition of Triumphal Feast concludes the introductory message of Elder Lowrance's series on 1st John. Elder Bryce focuses on one of the final verses where we see that there are two things “we know.” We know that we are “of God” and that “the whole world lieth in wickedness.” He charges us to understand these two things and to have the resolution to live the abundant, joyful life that God intended for us. This message was preached on January 3, 2021.