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6721 Jonestown Rd
Harrisburg, PA, 17112
United States


We are a Southern Baptist Church, by affiliation.  We cooperate with, and are part of a larger denomination. East Shore Baptist Church (ESBC) is an independent church, which truly believes in God’s Word, the Bible, as the sole source of faith and practice.

Audio/Video Messages

Weekly audio & video messages from East Shore Baptist Church. 

Five Things Every Believer Should Know - Part 1 (1 John 5:13-21)

jon whaley

Though we live in an uncertain world, where relativism seems to be the new normal, and deception is rampant, the Bible proclaims absolute truth. John wrote this letter we have been studying to provide his readers, including you and me, with some very important truths regarding the hope of our salvation. He now presents us with five things every believer should know. We will look at the first two this morning. 

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Being Eternally Secure - Is It a Big Deal? (1 John 5:9-15)

David Jostenski

One of the fundamental doctrines and distinctives of Southern Baptists at large is their belief in “Eternal Security”.  While it has often been phrased “once saved, always saved”, the heart of this doctrine holds that when a person genuinely comes to repentance and faith in Jesus Christ alone for their salvation, and is “born-again”, they become a child of God through the spirit of adoption (Romans 8:14-17), and can never again be separated from God in this life or the life to come.  But is it an “essential” doctrine?  Is it really that big of a deal; something we should know and believe?

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The Testimony of God (1 John 5:6-12)

jon whaley

The Apostle John has clearly and even forcefully stated that a correct/biblical view of the Lord Jesus Christ is absolutely essential to salvation.  The problem John confronted then, and the one we continue to confront today, however, is that there are many who reject the biblical account of Christ.  Some of those even call themselves “Christian”.  In our lesson today, God weighs in.

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The Evidence of Authentic Faith (1 John 5:1-5)

jon whaley

John has presented us with "birthmarks" that mark or identify the followers of Christ. In our text this morning, John is going to flesh these out with evidences that a person is authentically a child of God. Will you see enough evidence to convict yourself of being an Authentic Christian?

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