Sermons on Love

Sermons on Love

Fill ‘er Up!

Ephesians 1:15-23 I love this church because… Our church loves Jesus Our church loves each other My prayer for our church is…(1 John 2:6 – If you say you abide in Him you ought to walk in the same manner in which he walked.  1 Corinthians 11:1 – be imitators of Paul as he imitates Christ) We will have a Spirit of wisdom That the eyes of our hearts will be enlightened Hope Inheritance Power Because… The church is where…

Individual Gears

You are…1 Cor 12:27-31 Together the body of Christ Individually members of the same body Appointed gifts to benefit the same body   Without love, the church is…1 Cor 13 Without purpose Without value Without hope   Position Attributes Responsibilities Time   It’s time to discover your appointed PART, for the sake of the new soul Jesus is leading our way.

Help! My Family is Nuts!

Sermon Scripture:  2 Samuel 13-18 Big idea:  Families need Jesus as the Patriarch Satisfaction of earthly desires causes blood to spill (2 Samuel 13:15) Revenge is a result of boiling blood (2 Samuel 13:28) Bad blood isn’t easily cleansed (2 Samuel 14:33b) Blood is thicker than sin (2 Samuel 18:33) Patching up family relationships – 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Be watchful Stand firm in the faith Act like men, be strong Do everything in love

Biblical Marriage

Ephesians 5:22-33 Biblical Marriage is for ________ – filled people. Biblical Marriage is a __________ and not a contract. Biblical Marriage is  _____________. Marriage Tips Listen / communicate more than you talk Don’t think about what you’re going to say while the other person is talking. Respond with “Is this what you said?” and allow clarification. Don’t check your phone when you’re listening. Voice mail for a reason. Don’t let the sun go down on your anger. God is more…

Frienemy

Friends have a covenant connection. (1 Samuel 18:3) Friends have clear communication.  (1 Samuel 19:1-3) Friends are confident and collected.  (1 Samuel 19:4-7) Friends are caring and close.  (1 Samuel 20:41-42; 2 Samuel 1:12) Friends stay courageously true to their covenant.  (20:42; 24:10; 2 Samuel 9:7) Why friendships fail? Sharpening is done by friction (Proverbs 27:17) Confession moves the bar (James 5:16) A bad connection (James 4:1-10) Strong friendship exists when we become the friend we expect others to be…

The Two Main Issues

Sermon Scripture:  Mark 12:28-34 While the politicians were arguing, a seeker of truth had an honest question. Jesus didn’t bring new wisdom to an old answer.  He brought new action to old instruction. The Scribe quoted the prophet Hosea revealing his knowledge of Scripture, but most importantly his understanding of it. Jesus challenges our confidence in eternity by telling the Scribe he is close. Voting Jesus simplifies our life’s agenda as there is only a 2 point plan.  Love God…