Love That Build s 10 Put on your

  • Slides: 19
Download presentation

Love That Build s

Love That Build s

10 Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know

10 Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him. 11 In this new life, it doesn’t matter if you are a Jew or a Gentile, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbaric, uncivilized, slave, or free. Christ is all that matters, and he lives in all of us. Colossians 3: 10 -17 NLT

12 Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must

12 Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience. 13 Make allowance for each other’s faults, and forgive anyone who offends you. Remember, the Lord forgave you, so you must forgive others. 14 Above all, clothe yourselves with love, which binds us all together in perfect harmony. Colossians 3: 10 -17 NLT

15 And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For

15 And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful. 16 Let the message about Christ, in all its richness, fill your lives. Teach and counsel each other with all the wisdom he gives. Sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs to God with thankful hearts. Colossians 3: 10 -17 NLT

17 And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the

17 And whatever you do or say, do it as a representative of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through him to God the Father. Colossians 3: 10 -17 NLT

Speaks Words of Encouragement Love That Builds

Speaks Words of Encouragement Love That Builds

3 Set a guard over my mouth, LORD; keep watch over the door of

3 Set a guard over my mouth, LORD; keep watch over the door of my lips. 4 Do not let my heart be drawn to what is evil so that I take part in wicked deeds along with those who are evildoers; do not let me eat their delicacies. Psalm 141: 3 -4 NIV

29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only

29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen. 30 And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, with whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Ephesians 4: 29 -30 NIV

 Kind words are like honey— sweet to the soul and healthy for the

Kind words are like honey— sweet to the soul and healthy for the body. Proverbs 16: 24 NLT

Stands in the Middle Love That Builds

Stands in the Middle Love That Builds

15 Now the Jordan is at flood stage all during harvest. Yet as soon

15 Now the Jordan is at flood stage all during harvest. Yet as soon as the priests who carried the ark reached the Jordan and their feet touched the water’s edge, 16 the water from upstream stopped flowing. Joshua 3: 15 -17 NIV

17 The priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the LORD stopped

17 The priests who carried the ark of the covenant of the LORD stopped in the middle of the Jordan and stood on dry ground, while all Israel passed by until the whole nation had completed the crossing on dry ground. Joshua 3: 15 -17 NIV

Sacrifices for the Good of Others Love That Builds

Sacrifices for the Good of Others Love That Builds

 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15: 13 NIV

21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Ephesians 5: 21 NIV

21 Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. Ephesians 5: 21 NIV

Conclusion: We are made in the image of God and we are to reflect

Conclusion: We are made in the image of God and we are to reflect His love and character to the world around us. We are called to emulate Him and speak truth in love to others. We are called to build one another up in the faith so that we all reach the fullness of Christ in us. Let us put on our new nature and intentionally show a love that builds.