2011.4.24 love dare part 1 (1)


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2011.4.24 love dare part 1 (1)

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  2. 2. Hooked on a Feelin’?<br />Matthew 24:12 Because of the increase of wickedness, the love of most will grow cold, <br />
  3. 3. Three Loves<br />Phileo -<br />Eros -<br />
  4. 4. Three Loves<br />Song of Songs 2:7 Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you by the gazelles and by the does of the field: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires. <br />
  5. 5. Three Loves<br />Proverbs 22:3 A prudent man sees danger and takes refuge, but the simple keep going and suffer for it.<br />
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  7. 7. Three Loves<br />Agape - <br />
  8. 8. Three Loves<br />*Rooted in God’s Character. <br />
  9. 9. Three Loves<br />1 John 4:8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. <br />
  10. 10. Three Loves<br />9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.<br />
  11. 11. Three Loves<br />10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. <br />
  12. 12. Three Loves<br />*Demonstrated in Loving Action. <br />
  13. 13. Three Loves<br />Romans 5:8 God showed His love for us in this: while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.<br />
  14. 14. Three Loves<br />*Loves In Spite of the Beloved. <br />
  15. 15. Three Loves<br />Ephesians 2:4 Because of His great love for us, God who is rich in mercy, <br />
  16. 16. Three Loves<br />5made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions--it is by grace you have been saved.<br />
  17. 17. Three Loves<br />*Deliberate Choice to Love.<br />
  18. 18. Three Loves<br />Romans 15:2 Each of us should please his neighbor for his good, to build him up. <br />
  19. 19. Three Loves<br />3For even Christ did not please himself but, as it is written: "The insults of those who insult you have fallen on me." <br />
  20. 20. Three Loves<br />*Sacrifices Self for the Benefit of Another.<br />
  21. 21. Three Loves<br />Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself up for her.<br />
  22. 22. Three Loves<br />*Deliberately Loves in Order to Build Love.<br />
  23. 23. Three Loves<br />Matthew 27:37 Above his head they placed the written charge against him: THIS IS JESUS, THE KING OF THE JEWS. <br />
  24. 24. Three Loves<br />38 Two robbers were crucified with him, one on his right and one on his left. <br />
  25. 25. Three Loves<br />39 Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads <br />
  26. 26. Three Loves<br />40 and saying, "You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, save yourself! Come down from the cross, if you are the Son of God!”<br />
  27. 27. Three Loves<br />41In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him.<br />
  28. 28. Three Loves<br />42"He saved others," they said, "but he can't save himself! He's the King of Israel! Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him. <br />
  29. 29. Three Loves<br />43He trusts in God. Let God rescue him now if he wants him, for he said, 'I am the Son of God.'"<br />
  30. 30. Three Loves<br />44In the same way the robbers who were crucified with him also heaped insults on him. <br />
  31. 31. Which love will you give?<br />Matthew 5:43 "You have heard that it was said, 'Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.' 44 But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,<br />
  32. 32. Which love will you give?<br />45that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.<br />
  33. 33. Which love will you give?<br />46If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?<br />
  34. 34. Which love will you give?<br />47And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that?. <br />
  35. 35. Which love will you give?<br />48Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect. <br />