Sermons on “Loving Others”

Cultivating Love (1 John 4:13-21)

Key Idea: Our love for others is cultivated in our relationship with God I. The importance of cultivating love: Love Defines Our Lives We must not excuse our lack of love. We must let love be the filter through which we see our world. We must find hope in love. II. The soil of love: […]

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Love as a Way of Life (1 John 2:7-11)

Key Idea: True disciples of Christ live out a Christ-honoring love for others. Three reasons our love for others is an indicator of genuine faith: I. Loving others is foundational II. Loving others reflects Christ a. Jesus extends love to sinners and enemies b. Jesus commits love to imperfect people III. Loving others guides our […]

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God’s Loving Demand (1 John 2:3-6)

The Christ-Centered life has a powerful and persevering love for others that flows from our love for God. Three ways to grow in love: Look to Christ Love Christ Abide in Christ How we abide in Christ We reject sin (1 John 3:6) We rely on the Word as fuel for our faith and love […]

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Being God’s Steadfast Love (Ruth 1:6-18)

Key Idea: We must live out a steadfast love for others that is rooted in the steadfast love of God. The picture of steadfast love:  covenant commitment and costly kindness The source of steadfast love: the true God The blessing of steadfast love: we are God’s steadfast love to others

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Gospel-Centered Disciples Who Exalt (1 Peter 4:7-11)

5 ways that we should exalt Christ: Exalt Christ by adopting a war-time mentality Exalt Christ by praying effectively Exalt Christ by loving one another Exalt Christ by showing hospitality Exalt Christ by serving others with your gift

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