THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE PREACHED FEBRUARY 5

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THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE PREACHED FEBRUARY 5, 2017 BY BROTHER BOB Ref: http:

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE PREACHED FEBRUARY 5, 2017 BY BROTHER BOB Ref: http: //bible-truth. org/msg 38. html

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE 1 John 4: 7 - 4: 10 7 Beloved,

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE 1 John 4: 7 - 4: 10 7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. 8 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love. 9 In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him. 10 Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son [to be] the propitiation for our sins.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE The primary meaning of the word "love" in Scripture

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE The primary meaning of the word "love" in Scripture is a "purposeful commitment to sacrificial action for another. " In the Bible it is a fact that loving God is equated with obeying His Word. The two are inseparable.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE I. ALL OF GOD'S DIRECTIVES FOR LIVING ARE BASED

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE I. ALL OF GOD'S DIRECTIVES FOR LIVING ARE BASED ON LOVING GOD AND LOVING OTHERS IN A BIBLICAL MANNER. A. Jesus said, "And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. ' This is the first commandment. " (Mark 12: 30) B. Jesus' second commandment: "And the second, like it, is this: `You shall love your neighbor as yourself. ' There is no other commandment greater than these. " (Mark 12: 31)

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE I. ALL OF GOD'S DIRECTIVES FOR LIVING ARE BASED

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE I. ALL OF GOD'S DIRECTIVES FOR LIVING ARE BASED ON LOVING GOD AND LOVING OTHERS IN A BIBLICAL MANNER.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE II. LOVE IS GIVING, NOT GETTING, WITH GOD'S LOVE

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE II. LOVE IS GIVING, NOT GETTING, WITH GOD'S LOVE BEING THE BASIS AND THE EXAMPLE FOR THE EXPRESSION OF LOVE AMONG FELLOW CHRISTIANS. (John 3: 16) A. God showed His love and gave His only begotten Son. (John 3: 16) B. The Lord Jesus Christ loves you and gave Himself for you.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 A. LOVE IS PATIENT. V 4 (Long suffering) Even when you feel like forcefully expressing yourself. Love bears pain or trails without complaint, shows forbearance under provocation or strain, and is steadfast despite opposition, difficulty, or adversity.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 B. LOVE IS KIND. V 4 Even when you want to retaliate physically or tear down another with your words. Love is sympathetic, considerate, gentle and agreeable.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 C. LOVE IS NOT JEALOUS. V 4 (envieth not) Especially when you are aware that others are being noticed more than you. Love does not participate in rivalry, is not hostile toward one believed to enjoy an advantage, and is not suspicious. Love works for the welfare and good of the other.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 D. LOVE DOES NOT BRAG. V 4 (vaunteth not itself) Even when you want to tell the world about your accomplishments. Love does not flaunt itself boastfully and does not engage in self-glorification. Instead, love lifts and builds up others.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 E. LOVE IS NOT ARROGANT. V 4 (is not puffed up) Even when you think you are right and others are wrong. Love does not assert itself or become overbearing in dealing with others.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 F. LOVE IS DOES NOT ACT UNBECOMINGLY. V 5 (Does not behave seemly) Even when being boastful, rude or overbearing will get you attention and allow you to get your own way. Love conforms to what is right, fitting and appropriate to the situation in order to honor the Lord.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 G. LOVE DOES NOT SEEK ITS OWN. V 5 Biblical love is not selfish and self seeking. True Love does not try to fulfill its own desires, does not ask for its own way, and does not try to acquire gain for itself. Love, is an act of the will which seeks to serve and not be served.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 H. LOVE IS NOT PROVOKED. V 5 Even when others attempt to provoke you or you are tempted to strike out at something or someone. Love is not aroused or incited to outbursts of anger. Love continues faithfully and gently to train others in righteousness, even when they fail.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 I. LOVE DOES NOT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT A WRONG SUFFERED. V 5 (thinketh no evil) Even when everyone seems to be against you or when people openly attack you. Love does not hold a grudge against someone. Love forgives, chooses not to bring up past wrongs in accusation or retaliation, does not return evil for evil, and does not indulge in self pity. Love covers a multitude of sins.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 J. LOVE DOES NOT REJOICE IN UNRIGHTEOUSNESS. V 6 (rejoiceth not in iniquity) Even when it seems like a misfortune was exactly what another person deserved. Love mourns over sin, its effects and the pain which results from living in a fallen world. Love seeks to reconcile others with the Lord.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 K. LOVE REJOICES WITH THE TRUTH. V 6 Even when it is easier and more profitable materially to lie. Love is joyful when truth is known, even when it may lead to adverse circumstances, reviling and persecution.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 L. LOVE BEARS ALL THINGS. V 7 Even when disappointments seem overwhelming. Love is tolerant, endures with others who are difficult to understand or deal with, and has an eternal perspective in difficulties. Love remembers that God develops spiritual maturity through difficult circumstances.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 M. LOVE BELIEVES ALL THINGS. V 7 Even when other's actions are ambiguous and you feel like not trusting anyone. Love accepts trustfully, does not judge people's motives, and believes others until facts prove otherwise. Even when facts prove that the other person is untrustworthy, love seeks to help restore the other to trustworthiness.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 N. LOVE HOPES ALL THINGS. V 7 Even when nothing appears to be going right. Love expects fulfillment of God's plan and anticipates the best for the other person. Love confidently entrusts others to the Lord to do His sovereign and perfect will in their lives.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 O. LOVE ENDURES ALL THINGS. V 7 This is one of the hardest to practice. Especially when you think you just can't endure the people or circumstances in your life. Love remains steadfast under suffering or hardship without yielding and returns good while undergoing trials.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE III. LOVE HAS SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS DEMONSTRATED BY GODLY DEEDS (thoughts, words, and actions). 1 Corinthians Chapter 13 P. LOVE NEVER FAILS. V 8 Even when you feel overwhelmed and the situation seems hopeless. Love will not crumble under pressure or difficulties. Love remains selflessly faithful even to the point of death.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE IV. LOVE CHARACTERIZES THE LIFE OF A DISCIPLE OF

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE IV. LOVE CHARACTERIZES THE LIFE OF A DISCIPLE OF CHRIST. "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. "By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another. " (John 13: 34 -35)

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE V. BIBLICAL LOVE IS AN ACT OF THE WILL.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE V. BIBLICAL LOVE IS AN ACT OF THE WILL. . NOT OF EMOTION. A. God willed to love us. "But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us. "

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE CONCLUSION 1. TO THE LOST: REALIZE THAT THE ULTIMATE

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE CONCLUSION 1. TO THE LOST: REALIZE THAT THE ULTIMATE DISPLAY AND EXAMPLE OF LOVE IS GOD'S GRACE. HE LOVED AND DIED FOR YOU. WILL YOU REJECT YOUR SAVIORS LOVE YOU. . . OR RUN TO HIM FORGIVENESS.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE CONCLUSION 2. FOR THE SAVED: MAKE THAT COMMITMENT: I

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE CONCLUSION 2. FOR THE SAVED: MAKE THAT COMMITMENT: I WILL LOVE, I WILL DO WHAT GOD WANTS ME.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE The Old Geezer says, “Love God, love one another,

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE The Old Geezer says, “Love God, love one another, love your enemies”.

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE The Old Geezer says, “Come on…. you can do

THE BIBLICAL MEANING OF LOVE The Old Geezer says, “Come on…. you can do it!”