Author Archives: Clark Bunch

About Clark Bunch

Pastor (Unity Baptist) author (God is Near) husband, father, blogger, coffee enthusiast.

Overcome the World

We overcome the world through our faith, which is in Jesus the Christ, so it’s nothing we do but belief in what he has already done. The Father, Word and Spirit bear witness in heaven while the water, blood and … Continue reading

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Test Your Spirit

Testing the spirits in the first half of 1 John 4 reveals if the spirit is from God or is the spirit of antichrist. The test of our spirit is this: if one abides in God then His Spirit abides … Continue reading

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Test the Spirits

Because of false prophets and teachers, we must not believe every spirit but test if they are of God. The test is this: do they teach Jesus Christ was the Son of God in the flesh? Jesus was more than … Continue reading

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Love in Deed and Truth

This sermon was preached on September 4, 2022, at Unity Baptist as part of the First John series. The text is 1 John 3:10-24 and reminds us that love expressed not in words but in action.

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Children of God

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; 1 John 3:1

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You Should Know Better

The text is the second half of 1st John 2. The message is about not loving the world or the things in it but I never explained the sermon title. Many antichrists have come that revealed they were never of … Continue reading

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We Have an Advocate

We have an advocate with the Father, Jesus Christ the righteous, the propitiation for our sins.

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The Word of Life

John’s Gospel is something of a different flavor compared to the synoptic Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke. In 1st John he again immediately cuts straight to the chase. The chapter is short, only 10 verses, but shares the Gospel … Continue reading

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The Day of the Lord

We finish 2nd Peter with encouraging final reminders: The day of the Lord will come. God is not slack concerning his promises. *Enter an email address in the right-hand sidebar and press Subscribe to receive post updates via email.

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