Seventeen times in the five short chapters of I John we find statements like “This is the message;” “I write to you” and “I write these things.” It is very easy to see that the Holy Spirit through John wanted to ensure that we got the message. That is why we are calling this sermon series “OUR MESSAGE.” It is the message of eternity and life. It is the message of THE WORD. Let’s explore it and rejoice in it together.