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How to Love Others Well

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Some basic biblical guidelines on how to do what God created us to do more than anything: Love Him& others well! Some tips will surprise you!

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How to Love Others Well

  1. 1. LEARNING TO LOVE WELL GOD’S WAY
  2. 2. SHARE YOUR SECRETS! WHAT HELPS YOU LOVE OTHERS WELL? • What gives you the desire? • What gives you the strength? • What gives you the wisdom? • What do you wish you knew about loving others well when you were young? • What one thing would you now want to tell others who wants to love others well?
  3. 3. HOW DID THEY LOVE WELL? QUOTES FROM OUR CHURCH • “God is our source of love and the wisdom to know how to reach the person, and He wants us to convey that to others.” (JA) • “Get close to God, learn how to recognize His voice, His way of communication with/to you.” (JA) • “The more you pray for someone, the more you will love them.” I have found that to be true. If you are having a problem loving someone, start praying for them more and ask the Lord to show you something about them. (SH)
  4. 4. A WIN-WIN RECIPE FROM HEAVEN THE SECRET TO LOVING OTHERS WELL • When God satisfies our heart the most, we love others very well • The most loving thing we can do to love our spouses, our children, our parents or our friends is to love and enjoy God more than we love and enjoy them. • God is the source of all true love. God is Love! (1 John 4:8) • The human heart that is in love with God is full of love for others. • The opposite is also true. • The root of not loving people well is a defective relationship with God
  5. 5. IF GOD IS NOT THE LOVE OF OUR LIFE, THERE IS NO WAY THAT WE WILL TRULY LOVE OUR NEIGHBOR AS OURSELVES. FOR WE WILL LOVE OURSELVES SUPREMELY. — Pastor John Piper ” “
  6. 6. HOW TO MAKE GOD THE LOVE OF YOUR LIFE!
  7. 7. KNOW WHO YOU REALLY ARE NUMBER 1 Believing lies about ourself strangles love relationships with everyone, including God.
  8. 8. HOW GOD SEES YOU! • He Always Wanted to Love You: The Father decided to love you as His child before He made the world ( Eph. 1:3-5)!!! • Despite Your Sins: God always knew you would sin (Rev. 13:8). • God Has Always Pursued You: The Father pursued you and drew you to faith in Jesus. ( John 6:44,65) God loved you first! (1 John 4:19) • You Are His Beloved Child Forever: Romans 8:14-16 • He’s Loves & Prays for You: Jesus & the Holy Spirt both intercede for you so you will make it to heaven. ( Rom. 8:26 & Heb. 7:15) • So, don't tolerate lies about yourself! Ask God what he thinks of you.
  9. 9. RELEASE EVERYONE FROM BLAME NUMBER 2
  10. 10. PRAY FOR THOSE YOU DON’T LIKE AS GOD TO SHOW YOU HOW HE SEES THEM.
  11. 11. “AND IN HIS LAW HE MEDITATES DAY AND NIGHT” (PS.1:2) NUMBER 3: MEDITATE ON SCRIPTURE • "Meditation is focused thinking. It takes serious effort. You select a verse and reflect on it over and over in your mind...if you know how to worry, you already know how to meditate" ~~Pastor Rick Warren, Author of The Purpose Driven Life
  12. 12. DONEC QUIS NUNC
  13. 13. CONFESS YOUR SINS TO ANOTHER • Number 4
  14. 14. BOLDLY CRY OUT FOR WHAT YOU NEED AVOID LUKEWARM PRAYERS NO. 5: BE DESPERATE FOR HIM IN PRAYER
  15. 15. No. 6: Spend Lots of Time Waiting on & Listening to Him
  16. 16. NO. 7: LEARN TO HEAR HIS VOICE ASK HIM QUESTIONS AND LISTEN
  17. 17. NUMBER 8 ASK OTHERS TO LAY HANDS ON YOU IN PRAYER
  18. 18. GO TO WHERE GOD IS MOVING NUMBER 9
  19. 19. NO. 10: COME TO FATHER GOD LIKE A LITTLE BOY OR GIRL WHO NEEDS THEIR DADDY’S LOVE

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