The New Commandment           1 John 2.7-11, CB NT p. 420
WHY DID JOSEPH’S BROTHERS HATE HIM?
they hated him andcould not speakpeacefully to him
So they hated him even more forhis dreams and for his words.
And his brothers were jealous of him
Let uskill him
WHY DID JOSEPH’S BROTHER’S HATE HIM?
Hatred is easy to seesometimes.
Hatred destroys joy.
The New Commandment
An Old Commandment
An Old Commandment“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?”Matthew 22:36, CB NT p. 44
An Old Commandment“You shall love the Lord your God with allyour heart and with all your soul and with allyour mind. This ...
An Old CommandmentAnd a second is like it: You shall loveyour neighbor as yourself.Matthew 22:39, CB NT p. 44
An Old CommandmentOn these two commandments dependall the Law and the Prophets.”Matthew 22:40, CB NT p. 44
A NEW CommandmentA new commandment I give to you, that you loveone another: just as I have loved you, you alsoare to love ...
LOVE ONE ANOTHER
LOVE ONE ANOTHER    TRUE!
LOVE ONE ANOTHER    TRUE!in Him
LOVE ONE ANOTHER                  TRUE!           in Him•darkness is passing away
LOVE ONE ANOTHER                    TRUE!            in Him•darkness is passing away•true light is already shining
LOVE ONE ANOTHER                    TRUE!            in Him               in you•darkness is passing away•true light is al...
LOVE ONE ANOTHER                    TRUE!            in Him               in you                             }•darkness is...
LOVE ONE ANOTHER                    TRUE!            in Him               in you                             }•darkness is...
Why Does It Matter?
Do you          Do you    LOVE            HATEyour brother?   your brother?
Do you                  Do you     LOVE                    HATE your brother?           your brother?Abide in the lightNo ...
Do you                   Do you     LOVE                     HATE your brother?            your brother?Abide in the light...
How do I know if I  love (or hate)   my brother?
Common Scale of “Hate to Love”Hate   Dislike    Apathy Acquainted Tolerate      Like   Love
Common Scale of “Hate to Love”Hate   Dislike    Apathy Acquainted Tolerate      Like   Love
Common Scale of “Hate to Love”Hate   Dislike    Apathy Acquainted Tolerate       Like   Love                 Scale of “Hat...
Scale of “Hate to Love” in John       Hate      Love               Is your light shining?
Scale of “Hate to Love” in John       Hate      Love               Is your light shining?               What are you DOING?
Hatred is   easy to seesometimes...     BUT   sometimes it is cleverly       hidden!
The New Commandment LOVE ONE ANOTHER
Will today be the day      you decide       to go to       heaven?
Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com are copyright protected. Please do not use without permission.)Joseph with...
Full Joy: 1 John                                                                                                          ...
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John writes of a new commandment which, most likely, to love one another. It is our love for one another that demonstrates the reality of our relationship with God and our brethren. This love is true when we think and act as Jesus did and is shown in what we do for one another.

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  1. 1. The New Commandment 1 John 2.7-11, CB NT p. 420
  2. 2. WHY DID JOSEPH’S BROTHERS HATE HIM?
  3. 3. they hated him andcould not speakpeacefully to him
  4. 4. So they hated him even more forhis dreams and for his words.
  5. 5. And his brothers were jealous of him
  6. 6. Let uskill him
  7. 7. WHY DID JOSEPH’S BROTHER’S HATE HIM?
  8. 8. Hatred is easy to seesometimes.
  9. 9. Hatred destroys joy.
  10. 10. The New Commandment
  11. 11. An Old Commandment
  12. 12. An Old Commandment“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?”Matthew 22:36, CB NT p. 44
  13. 13. An Old Commandment“You shall love the Lord your God with allyour heart and with all your soul and with allyour mind. This is the great and firstcommandment.”Matthew 22:37-38, CB NT p. 44
  14. 14. An Old CommandmentAnd a second is like it: You shall loveyour neighbor as yourself.Matthew 22:39, CB NT p. 44
  15. 15. An Old CommandmentOn these two commandments dependall the Law and the Prophets.”Matthew 22:40, CB NT p. 44
  16. 16. A NEW CommandmentA new commandment I give to you, that you loveone another: just as I have loved you, you alsoare to love one another.By this all people willknow that you are mydisciples, if you havelove for one another.”John 13:34-35, CB NT p. 191
  17. 17. LOVE ONE ANOTHER
  18. 18. LOVE ONE ANOTHER TRUE!
  19. 19. LOVE ONE ANOTHER TRUE!in Him
  20. 20. LOVE ONE ANOTHER TRUE! in Him•darkness is passing away
  21. 21. LOVE ONE ANOTHER TRUE! in Him•darkness is passing away•true light is already shining
  22. 22. LOVE ONE ANOTHER TRUE! in Him in you•darkness is passing away•true light is already shining
  23. 23. LOVE ONE ANOTHER TRUE! in Him in you }•darkness is passing away Walk as He walked!•true light is already shining
  24. 24. LOVE ONE ANOTHER TRUE! in Him in you }•darkness is passing away Walk as He walked!•true light is already shining “You are the light of the world”
  25. 25. Why Does It Matter?
  26. 26. Do you Do you LOVE HATEyour brother? your brother?
  27. 27. Do you Do you LOVE HATE your brother? your brother?Abide in the lightNo cause for stumbling
  28. 28. Do you Do you LOVE HATE your brother? your brother?Abide in the light In the darknessNo cause for stumbling Walks in the darkness Doesn’t know where he is going: BLINDED
  29. 29. How do I know if I love (or hate) my brother?
  30. 30. Common Scale of “Hate to Love”Hate Dislike Apathy Acquainted Tolerate Like Love
  31. 31. Common Scale of “Hate to Love”Hate Dislike Apathy Acquainted Tolerate Like Love
  32. 32. Common Scale of “Hate to Love”Hate Dislike Apathy Acquainted Tolerate Like Love Scale of “Hate to Love” in John Hate Love
  33. 33. Scale of “Hate to Love” in John Hate Love Is your light shining?
  34. 34. Scale of “Hate to Love” in John Hate Love Is your light shining? What are you DOING?
  35. 35. Hatred is easy to seesometimes... BUT sometimes it is cleverly hidden!
  36. 36. The New Commandment LOVE ONE ANOTHER
  37. 37. Will today be the day you decide to go to heaven?
  38. 38. Photo Credits: (All photos from istockphoto.com are copyright protected. Please do not use without permission.)Joseph with coat: http://www.dsmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_37_01_RG.jpgJoseph dream1: http://www.dsmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_37_03_RG.jpgJoseph’s angry brothers: http://www.dsmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_37_04_RG.jpgJoseph dream2: http://www.dsmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_37_05_RG.jpgJacob rebukes Joseph: http://www.dsmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_37_06_RG.jpgJoseph’s brother’s conspire: http://www.dsmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_37_12_RG.jpgJoseph in a pit: http://www.dsmedia.org/images/rg/01/01_Ge_37_16_RG.jpgTongue sticking out: iStock_000002736830Hide face: by hotblack: http://www.morguefile.com/archive/display/189364Bible: iStock_000003726296Moses with commandments: http://www.dsmedia.org/images/rg/02/02_Ex_20_01_RG.jpgBoys back to back: iStock_000006021539
  39. 39. Full Joy: 1 John Compiled and Presented by: Dave Stewart 6 January, 2012#07 www.churchofchristmiranda.com The New Commandment 1 John 2.7-11 Synopsis: John writes of a new commandment which, most likely, to love one another. It is our love for one another that demonstrates the reality of our relationship with God and our brethren. This love is true when we think and act as Jesus did and is shown in what we do for one another. “Unless otherwise indicated, all Scripture quotations are from The Holy Bible, English Standard Version, copyright © 2001 by Crossway Bibles, a division of Good News Publishers. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Let all that you do be done with love.”

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