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2011.5.22 love dare part 4

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  • 1.
  • 2. “What’s Love Got to Do With It?”
  • 3. Malachi 2:13 Another thing you do: You flood the Lord's altar with tears. You weep and wail because he no longer pays attention to your offerings or accepts them with pleasure from your hands.
  • 4. 14 You ask, "Why?" It is because the Lord is acting as the witness between you and the wife of your youth, because you have broken faith with her, though she is your partner, the wife of your marriage covenant.
  • 5. 15 Has not the Lord made them one? In flesh and spirit they are his. And why one? Because he was seeking godly offspring. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith with the wife of your youth.
  • 6. 16 "I hate divorce," says the Lord God of Israel…. So guard yourself in your spirit, and do not break faith.
  • 7. Covenant -
  • 8. Context-
  • 9. Companionship– male and female
  • 10. Building Agape Love
    1 John 3:16 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers.
  • 11. Building Agape Love
    Agape love is sacrificial.
  • 12. Building Agape Love
    Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her.
  • 13. Building Agape Love
    Titus 2:3 Likewise, teach the older women to be reverent in the way they live, not to be slanderers or addicted to much wine, but to teach what is good.
  • 14. Building Agape Love
    4 Then they can train the younger women to love their husbands and children…
  • 15. Building Agape Love
    1 Corinthians 13:4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
  • 16. Building Agape Love
    6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
  • 17. Building Agape Love
    Agape acts/speaks in the other’s best interests.
  • 18. Building Agape Love
    Agape is a choice.
  • 19. Building Agape Love
    Agape requires discipline.
  • 20. Building Agape Love
    Matthew 7:12 So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.
  • 21. Love Killers
    Expecting it to do too much.
    Love cannot make you feel secure.
    “Love will make my life come together.”
  • 22. Marriage Love
    Isaiah 55:2 Why spend money on what is not bread, and your labor on what does not satisfy? Listen, listen to me, and eat what is good, and your soul will delight in the richest of fare.