Cornerstone Baptist Church, 455 Hands Mill
Hwy, Rock Hill, SC 29732
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Pastor Ron Roddey
Cornerstone Baptist Church
Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
Sunday Morning, August 05, 2012
1 John Chapter 4 & 1 Corinthians Chapter 13
4:1 Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they
are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.
4:2 Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that
Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is of God:
4:3 And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in
the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof
ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the
4:4 Ye are of God, little children, and have overcome them: because
greater is he that is in you, than he that is in the world.
4:5 They are of the world: therefore speak they of the world, and the
world heareth them.
4:6 We are of God: he that knoweth God heareth us; he that is not of God
heareth not us. Hereby know we the spirit of truth, and the spirit of
4:7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one
that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
4:8 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.
4:9 In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God
sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through
4:10 Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and
sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.
4:11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.
4:12 No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God
dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.
4:13 Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath
given us of his Spirit.
4:14 And we have seen and do testify that the Father sent the Son to be
the Saviour of the world.
4:15 Whosoever shall confess that Jesus is the Son of God, God dwelleth
in him, and he in God.
4:16 And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is
love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.
4:17 Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness in the
day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.
4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear:
because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
4:19 We love him, because he first loved us.
4:20 If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for
he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God
whom he hath not seen?
4:21 And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love
his brother also.
13:1 Though I speak with the tongues of men
and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a
13:2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all
mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I
could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing.
13:3 And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I
give my body to be burned, and have not charity, it profiteth me
13:4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity
vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,
13:5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily
provoked, thinketh no evil;
13:6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;
13:7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things,
endureth all things.
13:8 Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall
fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be
knowledge, it shall vanish away.
13:9 For we know in part, and we prophesy in part.
13:10 But when that which is perfect is come, then that which is in part
shall be done away.
13:11 When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I
thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.
13:12 For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now
I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.
13:13 And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the
greatest of these is charity.
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