“I Have Called You Friends”

Series: John's Gospel: Life in Jesus' name

“I Have Called You Friends”

October 15, 2023 | Rev. Dr. Brian Howard

Passage: John 15:12-21

Adams Farm Community Church, Rev. Brian Howard, D. Min

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  1. A T_____ D__________ for Love.

  2. L_____________ Love.

  3. T_____________ Love (Friends).

  4. A H___________ Love.

Series Information

The Gospel of John is 21 chapters of powerful evangelism. Written sometime between A.D. 70 and A.D. 100, this book presents Jesus Christ as "the Word that became flesh" and the "true light." This wonderful Gospel from God's Word gives us the promises of Jesus as our Savior and the encouragement to grow richly in our faith. It shows us how to have Live in Jesus' Name. 

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